By January, the number of troops in both these countries will be down to around 2,500. Peace activists have welcomed the decision even as sections of the establishment have resisted it
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) which was signed between India and the United States during the recent 2+2 ministerial dialogue in New Delhi
Seven civilians lost their lives in Afghanistan hours before the Taliban negotiators arrived in Pakistan to discuss the way forward in the Afghan peace process. The incident took place in the Ghazni province
The overnight clash in the Khwaja Bahauddin district lasted for two hours. Attacks by the Taliban continue despite the Ashraf Ghani-led government’s repeated calls for a permanent truce
US president Donald Trump has said that Germany needs to pay for its own defense and stop taking advantage of the US. Germany called the move senseless and harmful for NATO
Civil rights groups in the US have filed a lawsuit against the US president and others in his administration over violence perpetrated against protesters in Washington D.C. when federal troops cleared the way for a photo-op for Trump on June 1
Over 30 militia fighters were killed and 55 others injured in the US strikes which were a response to a rocket attack in which one US civilian contractor was killed
China and Russia argued that the missile test conducted by the US and the statements by the officials that followed need to be discussed as “threats to international peace and security”.