The Taliban have dramatically expanded their hold on Afghan territory in recent months, leaving the U.S.-backed government in control of little more than 20% of the country.
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That uncertainty presents another roadblock in China’s efforts to extend its political influence across Asia, Africa and South America.
Pakistan’s arid climate and rocky deserts may seem like an unlikely place to look for a green revolution, but the nation has begun one of the world’s largest reforestation programs.
In the flat scrubland of Pakistan's scorching Thar Desert, hundreds of workers have been toiling for two years in the vast open pit of the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Co. Taking three-hour breaks during the hottest part of the day and living in a ...