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Taliban Ban Opium Poppy Cultivation in Afghanistan

8 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Taliban Ban Opium Poppy Cultivation in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — The Taliban have outlawed cultivation of drugs, including opium poppy, across Afghanistan, the world’s biggest opium producer, which accounts for 85 percent of global production.A decree issued Sunday by the ruling Islamist group’... Read More

Pakistan to Hold Fresh Elections After No-Trust Vote Against Embattled Khan Outlawed

8 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Pakistan to Hold Fresh Elections After No-Trust Vote Against Embattled Khan Outlawed
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has survived an opposition-led effort to remove him from office through a controversial no-confidence vote in parliament.As soon as the 342-member legislative National Assembly or lower house of parliamen... Read More

Witnesses: Explosion in Afghan Capital Wounds at Least 15

8 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Witnesses: Explosion in Afghan Capital Wounds at Least 15
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — An explosion in the center of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Sunday wounded at least 15 people, according to witnesses.It wasn't immediately clear what caused the blast, and no one immediately claimed responsibility. Taliban author... Read More