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Neighborhood News Digest – 03 February 2023

Afghanistan
Taliban welcome India’s funds announcement for Afghanistan in Budget 2023-24 – Wion News
Taliban welcomed the Indian announcement for Afghanistan in the Union Budget 2023-24, which was presented on Wednesday by Fi....

Neighborhood News Digest – 02 February 2023

Afghanistan
Taliban Tell Pakistan Not to Blame Afghanistan for Mosque Bombing – VOA News
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers Wednesday rejected allegations their territory was used in this week's mosque bombing in Pakistan, urging the....

Neighborhood News Digest – 01 February 2023

Afghanistan
Afghanistan Exported $1.7 Billion Worth of Goods Over Past 10 Months – Tolo News
The office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy said that over the past 10 months, the nation's exports have topped $1.7 billion....

The Promise and Peril of Africa in 2023

As the year 2022 ended, here is a brief recap of what happened in Africa over the past year. Most African countries were still battling to recover from the pandemic when the year began. However, a series of disruptions, such as supply shortages and s....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 5, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

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Delhi’s Cairo outreach
The visit of Egypt’s president, Abde....

Neighborhood News Digest – 30 January 2023

Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, China’s double-dealing is coming back to bite it – Deccan Herald
The violent attacks at Dasu hydro-electricity dam, Karachi Confucius Centre, Gwadar port and other areas signal the rise in militancy....

Looking Back at Military Rule in Myanmar in 2022: Way Forward for 2023

The year 2022 witnessed the second year of military rule and the compounding economic, social and political crisis of 2021. As compared to 2021, the resistance took more violent forms and spread mostly to the North and Western parts of the country. W....

Neighborhood News Digest – 11 January 2023

Afghanistan
World Clerics' Delegation Seeks Education for Every Muslim: Tolo News
A delegation of Muslim clerics, which has visited Afghanistan, on Tuesday called for ensuring the right to education for every Muslim and emphasized....

Myanmar Round Up- December 2022

As the country proceeds with the election year 2023, the military and its part Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP) are gearing up for elections in 2023, while the National Unity Government is refusing to recognise the elections. The conflict co....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - January 03, 2023

Afghanistan
Defense Ministry Rejects Pakistan Official's Remarks on TTP in Afghanistan: Tolo News
The Ministry of Defense reacted to recent comments by Pakistan’s interior minister about the presence of Tehreek Taliban Pakistan ....

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