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Soviets got out of Afghanistan inside

Soviets got out of Afghanistan inside

Amid all the noise in international affairs, February 15 saw a silent 30th anniversary of the erstwhile Soviet Union's withdrawal from Afghanistan after a decade-long occupation. It was during the height of the Cold War in December 1979 that Soviet troops had invaded Afghanistan to help the communist government there to fight...

Pak govt spokesperson’s personal Twitter

Pak govt spokesperson’s personal Twitter

The personal Twitter handle of Mohammad Faisal, a spokesperson for Pakistan's foreign office has been suspended following a complaint by Indian authorities. A report in the Express Tribune said that the account was suspended for keeping his social media followers updated about Indian atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir.

UK teen hatches duck’s egg bought from

UK teen hatches duck’s egg bought from

The eggs we buy from the local market for consumption are not meant for hatching but a teenager in the UK did something unique. William Atkins from Sutton Coldfield in West Midlands, England, decided to hatch some eggs he bought from Waitrose that were supposed to be unfertilised, according to a story in LadBible.com. The 14-year-old decided ...

Trump describes Pulwama attack as

Trump describes Pulwama attack as

US President Donald Trump has described as a "horrible situation" the Pulwama terrorist attack by the Jaish-e-Mohammed, in which 44 CRPF personnel were martyred, and said he was getting reports on it and would issue a statement. Separately, State Department deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino expressed "strong support" for India...

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