Why Afghanistan election matters to India?

In July this year, the US defence ministry told its legislature that India is Afghanistan's "most reliable regional partner". Undeniably, Afghanistan is a crucial ally for India.

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Afghans gear to vote despite ongoing crisis in as many as 20 out of 34 provinces

More than 50 thousand members of Afghan security forces will be deployed to secure the polling stations. Afghan defence ministry spokesperson believes that the Taliban will attempt to disrupt the…

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Pakistan closes 2 border gates ahead of Afghan elections

Thousands of people cross into the two neighbours every day for business, medical treatment and meet relatives.

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India's decision to buy S-400 missile system will further destabilise region: Pakistan

The S-400 Triumf system is a next-generation mobile air defense system, which is capable of destroying aerial targets at an extremely long range of up to 400 kilometers.

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Afghanistan: US general says he may not have been target of Kandahar attack

The gunman assassinated the police chief of Kandahar province on Thursday along with a top Afghan intelligence agency officer.

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Afghan election: Brazen Taliban attack threatens peace talks, stability

A gunman wearing an Afghan security forces uniform opened fire on a group including General Scott Miller -- the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan -- and powerful Afghan police chief General…

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Bhutan chooses new party to form government

The centre-left Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won 30 of the 47 national assembly seats, according to the provisional results released by Bhutan's election commision.

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India an ally in all aspect: Former head of Afghan intelligence to WION

Saleh lauded India Afghan ties but on Pakistan, he said, 'terrorist sanctuaries' continue inside the country.

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Ten cities in China's Hebei issue smog alerts, including top steel producer

The alerts would be effective from Friday to Monday, the Hebei government said in a statement.

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Six dead in fire at Rohingya camp in Myanmar

Six Rohingya were killed early Friday after a blaze tore through an overcrowded camp for the persecuted minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the… Read Article

Imran Khan to attend Saudi conference after Khashoggi's disappearance

The decision comes a day after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and senior ministers from Europe announced plans to skip the conference. 

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Election in Afghan province of Kandahar to be delayed a week

General Scott Miller escaped unhurt after a burst of gunfire in the governor's compound in Kandahar province on Thursday but the powerful police chief General Abdul Razeq was killed.

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Malaysian ex-deputy PM charged with money laundering, graft

He was also charged with 27 counts of laundering about 72 million ringgit ($17.3 million).

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FATF team finalises report with recommendations for de-listing Pak from grey list in Sep'19

According to the source, Pakistan is compliant in more than 50 per cent of the recommendations. However, it said it was not clear whether it would be sufficient for Pakistan to come out of the…

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Young candidates in Afghan ballot battleground amid turmoil

Most of these young candidates - nearly 60 per cent - are entrepreneurs, journalists, teachers or former government employees. 

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