Nepal
Economic-Political Developments in Nepal: Looking Back at 2022 and the Way Forward

Nepal has had a tumultuous past in terms of its politics and its road to democracy. After a prolonged period of instability, it finally became a multi-party federal republic with the implementation of the new Constitution in 2015. Over the course of...

Neighborhood News Digest – 24 February 2023

Afghanistan Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing shut after brief reopening – The Times of India akistan shut down a key border crossing with Afghanistan just hours after it was reopened on Thursday, officials said, the latest twist in the...

Neighborhood News Digest – 23 February 2023

Afghanistan Taliban Demand US Return $3.5 Billion In Afghan Assets After Court Ruling – NDTV Taliban authorities called on Washington Wednesday to return $3.5 billion belonging to Afghanistan's central bank after a New York federal judge ruled the...

Post-election turmoil within Nepalese politics

Nepal politics never has a dull moment. From elections to government formation to maintaining the government, each aspect of Nepal politics is nothing short of a thriller. In 2022, Nepal held its second local, provincial and federal elections since...

Neighborhood News Digest – 22 February 2023

Afghanistan Top Kashmir jihad commander who led Indian suicide bombers in Afghan IS attacks believed killed – The Print Kashmir-born jihad commander Ejaz Ahmad Ahanger — alleged to have led an Islamic State cell responsible for a series of suicide...

Neighborhood News Digest – 21 February 2023

Afghanistan Main Afghanistan-Pakistan border crossing closed, residents report gunfire – Deccan Herald Taliban authorities have closed the main border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, an Afghan official said on Monday, and residents in...

Neighborhood News Digest – 20 February 2023

Afghanistan 'Efforts Continue to Resume World Bank Projects in Afghanistan': MoF – Tolo News The Islamic Emirate's Ministry of Finance said that efforts are being made to resume World Bank projects in Afghanistan following David Malpas, the...

Assessment of the Nepal Elections 2022

The year 2022 witnessed elections at all three levels of government in Nepal. These were the second elections held at each level since the Nepalese Constitution that was enacted in the year 2015. Nepal has had a tumultuous past in terms of its...

Neighborhood News Digest – 10 February 2023

Afghanistan Putin Says Afghan Humanitarian Condition Has 'Deteriorated' – Tolo News Russian President Vladmir Putin pointed out that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan had deteriorated, with "four million" Afghans needing urgent emergency...

Neighborhood News Digest – 07 February 2023

Afghanistan Saudi diplomats leave Afghanistan, relocate to Pakistani capital -sources – The Print Saudi diplomats have left Afghanistan for “training” and will return, the Taliban administration said on Monday, though three sources familiar with...

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