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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Taliban peace talks, Afghanistan, Imran Khan, Donald Trump

The Uncongenial Zone: Donald Trump shows India the limits of friendship with the US

Henry Kissinger once quipped “it may be dangerous to be America’s enemy, but to be America’s friend is fatal.” India is learning how true that statement rings.

VOICES

 |  Aage Se Right  |  7-minute read
Afghanistan, Bacha baazi, Child sexual abuse, Pakistan

Why silent on Bacha baazi, Pakistan? Instead of sponsoring terrorists, Pakistan should tackle this social evil instead

Pakistan fuels, trains and sponsors thousands of jihadis each year. But at the same time, it turns a blind eye towards the thousands of vulnerable young boys raped within.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Afghanistan, Donald Trump, Imran Khan, US-Pakistan

Will this finally make Imran Khan and Donald Trump 'true' friends?

The United States and Pakistan shared a chequered relationship. More uneven than camel skin.

SPORTS

 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Imran Khan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, World Cup 2019

How cricket brings out the best of Pakistan

Imran Khan's tweet didn't just make me happy. I felt proud of being a Pakistani.

SPORTS

 |  3-minute read
World Cup 2019, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Shoaib Akhtar

Heading to Rawalpindi? Why Shoaib Akhtar, 'Rawalpindi Express', is making obnoxious statements online!

First Imran Khan. Then Shoaib Akhtar? Is the former cricketer trying to please the Pak Army with his xenophobic hate comments against Afghanistan?

SPORTS

 |  Breaking Views  |  5.83 minutes watch-minute read
Team Afghanistan, Virat kohli 2019 world cup, World cup match today, Afghanistan cricket

The Men In Blue And Red: Why Afghanistan is the cricketing story of our generation

Even as Afghanistan fails to win matches, they're winning hearts.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pashtun, Afghanistan, General qamar javed bajwa, Imran Khan

Unexplained, unrestrained expenses and bloated budget: Analysing Pakistan’s defence spending

The problem is that continuing to spend on defence will not stall Pakistan's slide towards the financial abyss that is staring it in the face, which means - Pakistan is damned if it cuts its defence budget, and damned if it doesn’t.

SPORTS

 |  2-minute read
Afghanistan, England, World cup 2019 india, Orange jersey

When the World Cup strikes: Sports widows, tis the season to be jolly!

Cricket World Cup 2019 is your chance to get a taste of singledom for a month and do all your favourite things without worrying about a plus-one.

POLITICS

 |  Letter from Kabul  |  6-minute read
Afghan economy, Donald Trump, Hekmat khalil karzai, Taliban peace talks

Piecing peace together: Why calm in Afghanistan is not just a dream for Hekmat Khalil Karzai

Former deputy Afghan foreign minister Hekmat Karzai discusses the Taliban’s take on peace, how America should withdraw troops and how he moved on from the deep despair of his brother's killing.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Taliban, Social Media, Us troops, Afghanistan

Little Ahmad's Afghan Dance: Why this video of an Afghani kid is the strangest thing on Internet

The video lays bare the spirit of Afghanistan. There's no tomorrow. But there is a now. And it can be celebrated. Despite everything!