Afghanistan
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest- October 12, 2022

Afghanistan
Afghanistan is Candidate for UN Human Rights Council: Faiq: Tolo News
The Chargé d'Affaires of the Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the UN, Naseer Ahmad Faiq, said that Afghanistan is a candidate for membership in....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-30 September 2022

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VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 7, 2022

Afghanistan
University Entrance Exams Held Around Country: Tolo News
University entrance exams were begun on Thursday in 33 provinces of the country. The Ministry of Higher Education said that the university entrance exams wil....

China: Daily Scan, October 6, 2022

Xi encourages geological workers to play greater role in mineral exploration: Xinhuanet October 4, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged a team of geological workers in east China's Shandong Province to carry forward fine trad....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: October 06, 2022

Afghanistan
Hanafi: Islamic Emirate Committed to Improving Education: Tolo
News At an event for World Teachers' Day, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister Hanafi said that the acting government is committed to the improvement of quality a....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 September 2022

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US Military Assistance Package to Pakistan will have a Direct Bearing on India’s National Security

On 7 September 2022, the US notified the US Congress that it had made a “determination” approving a possible “Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 for sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $450 ....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 August 2022

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Growing Prowess of TTP amidst Negotiations

After a decade and a half long rift between the Pakistan government and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and several failed peace treaties, the two sides again attempted an uneasy truce in June 2022 to prevent further bloodshed by having a "three....

China: Daily Scan, August 29, 2022

China mulls imposing credit punishment on telecom, internet fraudsters: Xinhuanet
August 26, 2022
People who engage in telecom and internet fraud can face credit punishment in China, as lawmakers are considering more stringent p....

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