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Barak Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan; US, Afghan sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

The US President Barak Obama arrived in Afghanistan capital Kabul, on a surprise visit. US President Barak Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai have signed historic Strategic Partnership Agreement outlining cooperation between the two countries after withdrawal of all international forces in 2014. The agreement marks the beginning of the end of a war against ..

India’s Contribution to Afghanistan

Recently, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sealed a strategic partnership which will include help from New Delhi to train Afghan security forces as international troops prepare to head home in 2014. Here is a quick Factsheet on India-Afghan Relations: India has had good relations with most of the governments that ..

China-Afghanistan Relations

The Afghanistan government of Hamid Karzai and China established a formal diplomatic relationship in late 2001 shortly after the collapse of the Taliban regime. Afghan President Hamid Karzai visited China for the first time in 2002. He later made some more official visits, the most recent in March 2010. Former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai visited ..

India – Afghanistan: Strategic Partnership Agreement Signed

India and Afghanistan have signed the following agreements recently: Agreement on Strategic Partnership between India and Afghanistan MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Development of Hydrocarbons MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Mineral Resources Development Objective of the SPA (Strategic Partnership Agreement) signed at Hyderabad House in New Delhi is to reinforce security ..

Implications of Rabbani’s Assassination

Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani was a leader of Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan and former President of Afghanistan. He served as President from 1992–1996, but later was forced to leave Kabul because of the Taliban takeover of the city. Afghanistan saw his comeback in 2001. He was assassinated on 20th September 2011. He was the head of Afghanistan ..

News Today: October 4, 2011

ADB extends $200 million loan to Assam for urban improvement Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends $200 million loan in order to develop water supply and other urban services in two key cities of Assam: Guwahati and Dibrugarh Projects are to be finished by December 2017 “Poverty benchmark not final”- Clarifies Planning Commission Tendulkar Committee’s criterion ..

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