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India is yet to formulate a coherent policy on Afghanistan which fell into Taliban’s lap last week even before all US troops were out of the country. It was in 2001 that the US and some of its allies sent troops to Afghanistan to oust the Taliban regime, which had
The government has decided to free top militant commander Anas Haqqani and two other Taliban commanders in a prisoner swap, a deal that could pave the way for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi have discussed a planned meeting in Beijing that would include Afghan figures and Taliban representatives.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took all the leaders who were at the G20 Summit that India had hosted in New Delhi on September 9-10 to Raj Ghat, the place where India’s undisputed leader of the Freedom Movement and Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was cremated, to pay respects. It was a symbolic
The Egyptian authorities have paused bulldozing tombs in Cairo’s fabled City of the Dead after protests by public figures, cultural preservationists, tour operators, and global historians. Too little, too late. A wasteland of rubble is all that remains of historic and family tombs in protected heritage sectors of the
Theresa May has joined the Conservative heavyweight pile-on against Rishi Sunak over HS2 as she becomes the third former Tory prime minister to call for the project not to be axed. Asked on Saturday if she would cut HS2, the former Tory leader responded with a categoric “no” over fears that abandoning the
The most interesting part of the Hollywood writers’ new contract is the AI clause. According to news reports, it explicitly allows the studios to “train” large language models on scripts written by members of the Writers Guild. The agreement implies that permission to train an LLM on a writer’s works has value.