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Winter Equals Isolation for Snowbound Valley in Kashmir

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For the 37,000 inhabitants of the Gurez Valley in Indian-administered Kashmir, winter is a time to get out or hunker down. Nestled high in the Himalayas, the valley has only one road link to the outside world and that is closed by deep snow for almost six months of the year, leaving the residents no Read More

UN Envoy Urges Afghan Higher-Ed Chief to Lift Ban on Women

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — A top U.N. envoy met with the Taliban-led Afghan government’s higher education minister Saturday to discuss the ban on women attending universities. Taliban authorities on December 20 ordered public and private universities to close for women immediately until further notice. It triggered widespread international condemnation, including from Muslim-majority countries such as Saudi Arabia, Read More

Meeting of the ambassador with the acting minister of foreign affairs of Uzbekistan

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On January 6, 2023, the meeting of the ambassador of Tajikistan A. Rahmonzoda with i.v. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan B. Saidov was held. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation, implementation of mutual agreements and expansion of cooperation in the sectors of economy, energy, transport, industry, science and education, culture and health were discussed. The meeting was held Read More