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Stark Beauty, Poverty Collide in Afghan Corridor

The Wakhan corridor is such a peaceful region of northeastern Afghanistan that it's been labeled a "forgotten" part of the country. The valley brings together two unforgettable Afghan attributes: Rugged beauty and crushing poverty. USA Today, 2 weeks ago
Christian Science Monitor

How snow leopards were brought back from the brink in Afghanistan

Scientists tracking the shy snow leopards estimate there are up to 140 cats in the Wakhan National Park, established two years ago across 4,200 square miles in Afghanistan. An employee of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society looks for ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago Snow leopards' return brings hope to remote Afghan region  FOXNews.com1 week ago Return of the snow leopard brings hope to remote Afghan region  CBS News1 week ago Elusive snow leopard brought back from the brink  CNEWS1 week ago

Peace but extreme poverty in isolated region of Afghanistan

WAKHAN, Afghanistan With his mother, wife and five children aged from 8 months to 14 years sitting alongside, he describes life in the Sarkand valley of Afghanistan's far northeastern Wakhan corridor as "very difficult." As he talks, the face of ...
 FOXNews.com2 weeks ago Peace but extreme povertyin isolated Afghanistan region  Business Mirror2 weeks ago There is peace but extreme poverty  Brunei Times2 weeks ago
The Express Tribune

This Pakistani plans to walk from Khunjerab pass to Karachi in 90 days

Naveed Khan is a man on a mission — a mission to make Pakistan look great again. Khan, who now runs Pakistan OnFoot, is about to embark on what can only be termed an epic journey for three months from Khunjerab Pass to Karachi on foot. ...
 The Express Tribune3 days ago

Central-South Asian connectivity: new security panorama

K.N. Pandita Long before the partition of India, famous Urdu poet Iqbal praised the Himalayas in glowing words and called it our sentry and our protector. Much water has gone down the river. The mighty Himalayas are no more the forbidding ...
 Daily Excelsior.com6 days ago

Exclusive! How India reached out to the Afghan Mujahideen

IMAGE: Ahmad Shah Massoud's Northern Alliance fighters near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 2001. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images 'It was a mission undertaken in darkness in every sense -- literally, because Afghanistan had no electricity at that time; and, metaphorically because Delhi historically dealt only with the Pashtuns of Afghanistan and the foreign ministry's vast archives had nothing to offer on the culture and politics of the northern tribes in the Hindu Kush.' Ambassador M K ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA HONORS LAO CULTURE Aiming to cement closer ties with the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. president tours a Buddhist temple and ...
 Yahoo! 7 Finance2 weeks ago


It is, though, beyond any shadow of doubt that China and Pakistan relations are historical and China has a great soft corner for Pakistan. China has not made crusades of Pakistani religious zealots in Kashgar, Xinjiang (Sinkiang) Uyghur autonomous ...
 Business Recorder2 weeks ago

Pakistan has to keep close ties with neighbours: Siraj

Jamaat-i-Isalmi chief and senator Siraj ul Haq on Thursday said Pakistan had no option other than to keep close ties with its neighboring states and sincere efforts were needed to bring peace in Afghanistan. Talking to different delegates of the JI ...
 4 Traders3 weeks ago

Why the Heck Do Some Countries Have Weird Panhandles?

If you look closely at a map, youre bound to find some really weird shit. Countries you never knew existed pop up, bodies of water reveal themselves, and the borders of countries look totally random. What's more random about those borders is when ...
 Gizmodo4 weeks ago
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