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Torkham border crossing Traders and civilians suffer as Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing remains closed

The Torkham border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan was closed after incidents of firing from both sides. Hundreds of trucks have been stranded for days and traders on both sides have staged protests demanding the opening of the crossing

Mapping Faultlines: What lies ahead for Afghanistan?

What is the situation in Afghanistan with the Taliban takeover? What is the approach of the regional powers likely to be, and what stake might the US and other western countries likely to have? Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains

The looming civil war that threatens Afghanistan, Pakistan and China

The great suffering and great waste of social wealth caused due to the war in Afghanistan is set to culminate with the Taliban’s return to power, and with terrorist groups, which are entrenched in parts of Central Asia, making a full return