Coalition forces fly sorties over US military jet crash site in eastern Afghanistan as Taliban insurgents prevent Afghan forces from trying to reach charred wreckage, officials say.
The discriminatory amendment to India's Citizenship Act of 1955 has come up against a formidable foe: the Indian Constitution.
Local officials of northern Baghlan province say insurgents managed to storm the base with ease after a sympathetic policeman opened a door for them.
Afghanistan US Forces spokesman Colonel Sonny Leggett confirmed in a statement that the aircraft was a US Bombardier E-11A but rejected it was shot down by the Taliban.
Attempts by the Islamic Republic of Iran to attract more tourists have taken a significant hit following geopolitical tensions.
Manzoor Pashteen, head of the Pashtun Protection Movement, was arrested in a pre-dawn raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar on charges of making anti-government speeches at rallies and inciting violence, a local police official says.
As the Taliban and the US draw closer to a peace agreement the Afghan government has launched a series of ground attacks against the group.
Rights groups say the citizenship law, combined with poor urban development, could lead to the forced eviction of millions of people living in poverty. Meanwhile, Muslim women continue to occupy New Delhi's streets in resistance to the divisive law.
It was a mixed bag for Pakistan's prime minister who is always well-received, but unable to convincingly make Pakistan's case.
India's 'non-lethal' weapon to crush protests in Kashmir takes lives - and those it doesn't kill, it maims permanently.
As part of a series, TRT World explores fascinating stories of African figures whose contribution to humanity has been largely neglected.
Iran has limited influence over the Taliban and little to gain from prolonging the war.
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