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Subel Bhandari

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Kabul/Islamabad/New Delhi/Kathmandu
Australia and Pacific Islands Correspondent — Deutsche Presse-Agentur
Covers:  human interest, geopolitics, politics, afghanistan, taliban, war, conflict, breaking news, economy, pakistan, health, environment, energy, security, media, arts and culture, military, education, religion

Australia & Pacific Islands correspondent for German newswire dpa. Earlier in Kabul, Islamabad & Delhi. Ex- AFP, Crisis Group, etc. Originally from Kathmandu.

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Biography

Journalist based in Kabul, frequently traveling to Islamabad, covering Afghanistan and Pakistan. Some photography and long-form. Interested in everything in the region. Other interests include reading on media, religion, border, pop culture, tech, social and political movements, ideas and though...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial assistant; writing articles on culture.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. As a kid.

How is social media changing news?

I get a large reading material from Twitter.