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Trump and the art of deal in Afghanistan

NEW YORK: The US President Donald Trump is faced with the task of making a decision on how to make Afghanistan great again using...

China bans Islamic names among its Muslims

HONG KONG: The government of China has reportedly banned the nation's Muslims from giving their children Islamic names that it deems too radical. A list...

India not happy with Australia’s scrapping of 457 visa

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a telephone call with the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has voiced his reservations about the Australia's decision...

Uber’s revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc generated $6.5 billion in revenue last year and its gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, the company said on...

US drops the biggest bomb on IS in Afghanistan

KABUL: The United States (US) military dropped the world's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State (IS) hideouts in Afghanistan on Thursday, according to...

Malala gets honorary Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA: Nobel Peace laureate and girls education advocate Malala Yousafzai is on a visit to Canada to receive her honorary citizenship and address the country's...

Silk Road revival begins with first train from London to China

LONDON: The journey to connect London to China by reviving the old silk road  under China's One Belt, One Road initiative started with the first...

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan sign agreements on Nazarbayev visit

BAKU: The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his delegation on Sunday, signing various agreements to boost relations. Aliyev said “This...

Pakistani feminists ride bikes to fight discrimination

KABUL: Dozens of women in Pakistan took part in female-only bike races in major cities on Sunday, in an event organised to challenge male...

Afghans deported from Europe arrive home, to war and unemployment

KABUL: Two more planes carrying Afghans deported from Europe landed in Kabul this week, failed asylum seekers sent back under an agreement between the...

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....