US, Taliban close to signing agreement

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic that there could be a US agreement with the Taliban over the next days or weeks, but a withdrawal of American forces is not ”imminent.” Continue Reading

Rocket blast at US Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary

A rocket exploded at the US Embassy in Afghanistan during the wee hours of today, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. Continue Reading

Eyes closed, yet sleepless

At the height of the stock scam in 1992, FM Manmohan Singh declared that he ‘will not lose much sleep over it’. With terror topping the charts a decade and a half later, the sleeping habits of the former FM, now PM, have apparently changed drastically and diametrically. Continue Reading