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  1. Breakaway Taliban faction expresses support for peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, Senior leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi, center, delivers a speech to his fighters, in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Niazi said Sunday, May 29, 2016 it was willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but would demand the imposition of Islamic law and the departure of all foreign forces.

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  2. Breakaway Taliban faction expresses support for peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, members of a breakaway faction of the Taliban fighters walks during a gathering, in Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi said Sunday, May 29, 2016 he was willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but would demand the imposition of Islamic law and the departure of all foreign forces.

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  3. Iran And Taliban Hook Up To Evict ISIS In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Daily Caller

    Afghan Taliban look on after handing over their weapons as they join the Afghan government's reconciliation and reintegration program in Herat province in this February 17, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Mohmmad Shoib/Files Despite having a less than cordial history, the Iranian government is directly teaming with Taliban forces to fight Islamic State in Afghanistan.

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  4. A passion for food brings hope for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | CBS News

    Some of New Delhi's poorer neighborhoods have completely transformed in recent years. Many could now easily be mistaken for Kabul.

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  5. UNESCO Director General and Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | World Heritage Centre News

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, and the Director of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University, Nancy Dupree. "Keeping History Alive" a UNESCO publication on safeguarding cultural heritage in post-conflict Afghanistan was launched in Kabul's Babur Garden H.E. Chief Executive of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.

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  6. Afghanistan: New Taliban leader between Drones, ISIL & NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Juan Cole

    The May 21 drone strike that killed Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor was no ordinary assassination; it was an act of armed politics against an acutely political war strategist. The Taliban has already named Mansoor's successor, Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada , and is reassuring its members that the status quo will endure - but Mansoor kept a steady hand on the tiller and, now he's gone, the movement could struggle to hold the line.

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  7. Taliban replaces its dead leader - and prepares for some tricky internal politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | UPI

    The drone strike Saturday that killed Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was no ordinary assassination; it was an act of armed politics against an acutely political war strategist. The Taliban has already named Mansour's successor, Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada , and is reassuring its members that the status quo will endure - but Mansour kept a steady hand on the tiller, and now he's gone, the movement could struggle to hold the line.

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  8. Port of persistence: How India secured ChabaharRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Indian Express

    On Monday, among other agreements with Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal to develop the Chabahar port for which India will extend $500 million. The historic pact makes Chabahar the first foreign port which India is involved in developing to such a large extent.

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  9. Chabahar port deal to be in focus during PM's Iran visitRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | The Echo

    The two countries share centuries-old cultural and linguistic links. Yet it is also true that the formalities of lifting financial sanctions take time and even now many European banks are hesitant to get into gear.

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  10. Chabahar port contract signed during PM Modi's Iran visit: Why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Express India

    Signing of the contract for Chabahar is the highlight of PM Modi's two-day visit to Iran. Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Iran visit has signed the contract to develop Phase-1 of the Chabahar port.

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  11. PM holds talks with Iranian Prez, over 10 agreements to be inkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Central Chronicle

    With energy security and regional connectivity high on his agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a wide ranging bilateral talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. After the restricted tete-a-tete, both the leaders led their sides in the delegation level talks.

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  12. Narendra Modi visit to Iran: Access to Chabahar port on top agenda as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | India.com

    New Delhi, May 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his Iran tour on Sunday. The foreign visit holds high stakes for India, which eyes a strong strategic partner in Iran.

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  13. Modi Arrives in Iran, Chabahar Port, Energy Ties High on AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Outlook

    Looking to strengthen trade, investment and energy ties with Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here on a two-day visit, during which a crucial agreement is expected to be signed on developing the strategic Chabahar port. Modi, who is the first Indian Prime Minister having visited Iran in the last 15 years, was received at the Mehrabad International Airport by Iran's Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia, after which he left for a local Gurudwara to meet people of Indian origin here.

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  14. PM Modi in Iran: Why Chabahar port is important for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Times of India

    The signing of agreement on development of Chabahar port is high on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agenda as he looks to strengthen trade, investment and energy ties with Iran during his two-day visit. PM Modi is expected to sign commercial contract for Chabahar Phase-1.

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  15. Rockets fired in western Afghan city Herat, one killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Peninsula

    HERAT, Afghanistan: Rockets fired in the western Afghan city of Herat on Sunday hit a wall of the provincial governor's building and nearby houses, killing at least one civilian, a Reuters witness and a local official said. The attack came a day after U.S. forces conducted an air strike that Afghan and U.S. officials said had probably killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour.

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  16. PM on Iran visit, aims to boost trade, energy partnershipRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Ahead of his maiden visit to energy- rich Iran, prime minister Narendra Modi today said enhancing connectivity, trade, investment and energy partnership will be his priority with the post-sanction Persian Gulf nation. Modi, who arrives here this evening, will hold talks with Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and its president Hassan Rouhani to boost bilateral trade, energy and strategic ties.

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  17. Aim to Boost Trade, Energy Partnership: PM on Iran VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Outlook

    Ahead of his maiden visit to energy- rich Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said enhancing connectivity, trade, investment and energy partnership will be his priority with the post-sanction Persian Gulf nation. Modi, who arrives here this evening, will hold talks with Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and its President Hassan Rouhani to boost bilateral trade, energy and strategic ties.

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  18. PM Modi's first Iran visit: Chabahar port, gas high on agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | DNA India

    Modi will address the Indian diaspora on Day one, and will engage with the Iranian top leadership, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Keen on deeper engagement with the sanction-free Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Iran on Sunday, on a maiden two-day visit during which a contract for developing the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port will be signed and discussion on gas field development taken forward.

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  19. Narendra Modi's Iran visit: Chabahar port, gas high on PM's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Express India

    Narendra Modi and Iranian President are also likely to review peace and stability in the region which faces several challenges, including terrorism and violent extremism, besides cyber crime and maritime security. Keen on deeper engagement with the sanction-free Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here tomorrow on a maiden 2-day visit during which a contract for developing first phase of strategic Chabahar port will be signed and discussion on gas field development taken forward.

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  20. Chabahar port will boost India's connectivity with Afghanistan, Central AsiaRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, May 21 : With the China-developed Gwadar port in Pakistan fast nearing completion, India will on Monday ink a key agreement with Iran to develop Chabahar port that will give a fillip to New Delhi's push for connectivity and transit with Afghanistan and beyond in Central Asia. The agreement to develop Phase I of Chabahar port, to be inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Tehran, is seen as India's counter to the development of the deep-sea port of Gwadar, in Balochistan, that opens into the Arabian Sea, close to the Strait of Hormuz, and will allow China access to the Indian Ocean.

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