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Afghanistan urges Pakistan to stop naming missiles after its heroes

Afghanistan’s government said it had asked neighbouring Pakistan to stop naming its nuclear-capable missiles after Afghan heroes. Kabul had also asked Islamabad in a letter to consider renaming its current Ghauri and Abdali missiles, named after conquerors of parts of the subcontinent, Information and Culture Minister Sayed Makhdom Raheen told AFP on Thursday. Mohammad Ghauri was a 12th-century Muslim conqueror of India who came from Afghanistan. The 18th-century Pashtun king Ahmad Shah Abdali led several invasions into India and founded the first Pashtun dynasty in 1748. Full Story

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