#Ghani well placed to win second term as Afghan president – #Afghanistan is a #Pashtun majority country and candidates with Pashtun ethnicity are more likely to get elected.

Ever since becoming Afghanistan’s president in September 2014, Ashraf Ghani has been at war with warlords and other strongmen that challenge not only his authority but also the writ of the state. The powerful governor of the northern Balkh province, the virtual king, was removed by Ghani a few months ago after some tactful politicking. This and other More...

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Message from Afghanistan on 9/11 Anniversary
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Message from Afghanistan on 9/11 Anniversary

Smoke pours from the twin towers of the World Trade Center after they were hit by two hijacked airliners in a terrorist attack September 11, 2001 in New York City. By Shirin Gul On 9/11 Anniversary the world and More...

Indian Armed Forces Not Prepared for a War with Pakistan?
By pak_adnews On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Indian Armed Forces Not Prepared for a War with Pakistan?

Why are the Indian Defence Forces ill-equipped in case of a war with Pakistan or China? The Government recently informed the Parliament that the Indian Army, along with Indian Navy and Air Force together are facing More...

UNHCR Clarification on Kashmir Report
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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UNHCR Clarification on Kashmir Report

“Nefarious conspiracy”, “Pakistan-authored report”, “fallacious”, “mala fide” – these are some of the accusations levelled by numerous Indian media outlets against the UN Human Rights Office for More...

india's nuclear security
By pak_adnews On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Why India’s Nuclear Security Challenge Demands Attention

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan Nuclear security has been a key issue for India for several decades, well before the world started paying greater attention to the subject after the September 11 terrorist attacks More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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India tops the world’s 10 most dangerous countries for women

India has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for women in a survey of global experts released on Tuesday. The Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues ranked More...

What is Bitcoin
By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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British mosque becomes first to accept Zakat in crypto-currency this Ramadan

A visual representation of bitcoin alongside a selection of fiat currencies on Dec. 07, 2017, in London, England By Sajeda Momin  If you are a Muslim who has some of their wealth in crypto-currency and are looking More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Expectations From NSG Forthcoming Plenary

Beenish Altaf With the approaching of the twenty-eighth Plenary Meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), an elite nuclear cartel to control nuclear commerce, the fingers are crossed once again with regards More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Iran has Contacts not Links With Taliban: Envoy

Amid reports of Tehran’s involvement in deteriorating security in western Farah province of Afghanistan, the Iran ambassador in Kabul says his country has no links with the Taliban but have contacts to bring More...

Why John McCain opposes Gina Haspel leading the CIA
By pak_adnews On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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Why John McCain opposes Gina Haspel leading the CIA

John McCain, seen here in a Hanoi hospital as a prisoner of war, was shot down over Vietnam during a bombing mission on Oct. 26, 1967 By James Hohmann With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: What’s More...