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Opinion: Street child and the consequences

By Sirajuddin Mobinis-Child labor, or any other work, “that is mentally, physically, socially, or morally dangerous and harmful to children are clearly violation of their right of education. Such hard working would deprive children of their childhood rights, weakening their potential, and their dignity—to some extent it ruins their entire …

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Atrocities committed against children

By Harun Yahya-We have seen countless reports and summaries of the news developments of 2017. The media extensively covered all the highlights in politics, the arts, entertainment and technology among other things. But how did 2017 fare for children of the world? Not so many people seem to be asking …

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From war to peace via Chilgoza

By Pashtana Durrani-An inauguration ceremony was held in Kabul Serena on the 13th of March. Professionals from every field were in the ceremony. The inauguration mainly focused on production, research, export of Chilgoza (Nut) via different routes. Chilgoza is a top list dry fruit in Afghanistan, every year 27-35 thousand …

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Opinion: India’s role in economic development of Afghanistan

By Ajmal Rahimi-India and Afghanistan historically have shared close cultural and political ties, as New Delhi seeks friendly relations in the region and supported successive governments in Kabul until the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s. After the Taliban government was overthrown, once again the relation get raised strongly, regarding the …

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Human beings; the saviors or the destroyers?

By Nusrat Rahimi-Human beings possess tremendous potential within, human life is endowed with boundless power and vast creativity. We as human beings have been evolved into higher forms and are able to accomplish incredible things. We can almost accomplish any goal any objective, history has witnessed it (yet what did …

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Opinion: Ambushing democracy

By Afrasiab Khattak-The brazen manipulations, corruption and intervention by intelligence agencies in the recent Senate elections has exposed the hollowed and farcical nature of the current “ republic “ which doesn’t qualify anymore to  be called even a  mere facade of democracy. On the one hand the creeping coup going …

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Opinion: The U.S.-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement & President Trump’s Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy

By Dr. Nasrin Katona-The new National Security Strategy of the U.S. recalibrated Washington’s core interest in Afghanistan and the region, which was released on December 17, 2017. It manifests the U.S.A. expectations and interests in a quite different matter than President Obama’s NSS, especially regarding Afghanistan and the South Asian …

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The volcano of Pashtun unrest

By Afrasiab Khattak-The ten days long sit-in by Pashtun youth in Islamabad in the beginning of February has been followed by powerful protests in Swat and Bajour Agency. In Swat people were protesting against security checkpoints where people have to wait in long queues and they are allegedly humiliated. People …

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