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International lenders bet on Tajikistan

Listen Paolo Sorbello Parliamentary elections in Tajikistan have overshadowed the recent commitments by international lenders to finance projects in the country. Both the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Asian ... Gulf Time UAE, 1 week ago

Living amid the mountains

Two Tajik women prepare nang on their home-made stove in the Tashkurgan Tajik autonomous county, south of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photos by Wang Lie / China Daily Members of the Tajik ethnic group in the far west hold on to their ... weeks ago ·Living amid the mountains  Tianshannet3 weeks ago

'Hindu cultural belligerence will be a key concern for J&K'

'J&K continues to have the highest concentration of military personnel anywhere in the world. The alienation of the Kashmiri has increased and been more profoundly articulated in the last ten years than ever before.' 'This new coalition has introduced yet another reason for wariness in the body politic of J&K,' says academic Dr Siddiq Wahid. Image: BJP supporters at a campaign rally addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi near Jammu. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters An academic by ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

9 amazing mountain passes in Pakistan that youd probably never heard of

We have all heard of the famous Khunje­rab Pass, but there are other equall­y magnif­icent mounta­in passes in Pakist­an Youve all heard of the famous Khunjerab Pass which connects Pakistan with its northern neighbour China via the famed ...
 The Express Tribune3 weeks ago

Joint defence strategies against terrorism

The Partnership Action Plan against Terrorism (PAP-T) can facilitate greater intelligence sharing and cooperation in areas such as border security, terrorism-related training and exercises, the development of capabilities for defence against ...
 Daily Times3 weeks ago

From the mountains of Afghanistan to digital video production in the Cotswolds

David James is only 42 but he has already had an extraordinary and varied career. He has been a soldier in Afghanistan, social entrepreneur helping the world's poorest people, BBC and ITV cameraman, journalist and communications consultant. ...
 Punchline4 weeks ago Amazing Mountain Biking Expedition to Afghanistan (Video)  Epoch Times2 months ago

For Chinese New Year a Celebration of the World's Largest Sheep

The celestial odometer clicks over to a new year on the Chinese calendar today, and it's a Year of the Sheep. By some interpretations it may also be the Year of the Goat, but for National Geographic it is an opportunity to celebrate argali Ovis ...
 National Geographic1 month ago

High alert

Chinese troops walk hand-in-hand on the snow-covered Karakoram mountains to patrol the border between China and Pakistan. The border features the Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago

Yamin Zakaria: Is Afghanistan on the verge of a New Great Game?

Yamin Zakaria London, UK January 26, 2015 The Great Game refers to the strategic rivalry and conflict that was going on between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia, including Afghanistan, during the ...
 Afghan Online Press2 months ago
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

This event is now sold out. For more than 20 years, screenings of highlights from the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival have been among National Geographic Live's most popular events. Join us for a thrilling selection of the world's best films ...
 National Geographic2 months ago
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