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Regional States Asked to Back Afghan Peace Talks

Regional States Asked to Back  Afghan Peace Talks

October 11,2020

KABUL - Afghanistan, the United States and Turkmenistan have urged regional countries to support the Afghan peace negotiations in Doha ...

Abdullah Lauds India’s Support

Abdullah Lauds India’s Support

October 11,2020

NEW DELHI - Afghanistan’s chief peace envoy said Saturday that India’s civil and military leadership are supportive of an inclusive, peaceful settlement of the Afghan ...

NDS Arrests 10-Member Cell Behind Vice President Assassination Attempt

NDS Arrests 10-Member  Cell Behind Vice President  Assassination Attempt

October 11,2020

KABUL - Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) announced Saturday it had arrested 10 members of a cell behind the recent assassination attempt on First Vice President ...

Illegal Import of Goods to Afghanistan on the Rise: ACF

Illegal Import of Goods to  Afghanistan on the Rise: ACF

October 11,2020

KABUL - As trade relations is increasing between Afghanistan and Iran, illegal import of goods from Iran to Afghanistan has also increased, according to Afghanistan Chambers Federation ...

No Single Group Will Impose Its Will on The Nation: Abdullah

No Single Group Will Impose  Its Will on The Nation: Abdullah

October 10,2020

NEW DELHI - Addressing concerns about the Taliban taking advantage of foreign troops being withdrawn from Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the national reconciliation council ...

Afghan Negotiating Team, Civil Society Discuss Ongoing Peace Talks

Afghan Negotiating Team, Civil  Society Discuss Ongoing Peace Talks

October 10,2020

KABUL - Afghan government negotiating team has assured to defend public and government values during talks with the Taliban.
The negotiating team members made commitment ...

China Delivers $1 Million Worth Medical Aid to Afghanistan

China Delivers $1 Million  Worth Medical Aid to Afghanistan

October 10,2020

KABUL - A plane carrying medical aid worth one million US dollars from China landed in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday. The aid is expected to be used in combating the coronavirus...

77 New Cases, 2 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

77 New Cases, 2 Deaths  Reported in Afghanistan

October 10,2020

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 77 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 447 samples tested in the last ...

Ghani, Khalilzad, Gen. Miller Discuss Afghan Peace in Doha

Ghani, Khalilzad, Gen. Miller Discuss Afghan Peace in Doha

October 07,2020

DOHA - The US peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad tweeted that he discussed Afghan peace with President Ashraf Ghani and Gen. Scott Miller, the commander ...

Afghanistan and International Partners Prepare for 2020 Afghanistan Conference

Afghanistan and International Partners  Prepare for 2020 Afghanistan Conference

October 07,2020

KABUL – Afghanistan and international partners in Kabul yesterday officially launched preparations for the 2020 Afghanistan Conference, scheduled to take place 23-24 November ...

Insecurity: 173,000 Girls Out of School in Ghazni

Insecurity: 173,000 Girls Out of School in Ghazni

October 07,2020

GHAZNI CITY - Around 173,000 girls have been deprived of pursuing their education due to insecurity and lack of schools in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday...

Afghan President Arrives in Qatar Amid Peace Talks

Afghan President Arrives in  Qatar Amid Peace Talks

October 06,2020

KABUL- Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Qatar for a bilateral meeting with top leaders but will not hold a meeting with Taliban officials even as peace talks ...

Turkey Bars Flights from Kabul Over Covid-19 Risks

Turkey Bars Flights from Kabul Over Covid-19 Risks

October 06,2020

KABUL - Flights from Kabul to Turkey have been stopped until October 17 as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Afghan Civil Aviation Authority said. . .

Pakistan Quietly Reaches Out to All Afghan Players

Pakistan Quietly Reaches  Out to All Afghan Players

October 06,2020

ISLAMABAD - Dr Abdullah is one of the key figures in Afghanistan, who visited Pakistan after a long gap of 12 years.
“He (Abdullah) is a very important ...

UN Chief Condemns Nangarhar Attack, Urges Speedy Political Settlement

UN Chief Condemns Nangarhar Attack,  Urges Speedy Political Settlement

October 06,2020

UNITED NATIONS- United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Saturday’s suicide attack on a government compound in Nangarhar province that killed at least ...

Writers, Directors Push to Revitalize Theater in Kabul

Writers, Directors Push to Revitalize Theater in Kabul

October 06,2020

KABUL - Theater artists on Sunday said their shows have been confined to holiday celebrations, while instead they want to have regular performances for the people to ...

Abdullah First Meeting with President Ghani Since Pakistan Visit.

Abdullah First Meeting with  President Ghani Since Pakistan Visit.

October 05,2020

KABUL - Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, visited President Ashraf Ghani Sunday.
The Presidential Palace said in a statement ...

Afghanistan: 44 Of 357 Cases Test Positive for COVID-19

Afghanistan: 44 Of 357  Cases Test Positive for COVID-19

October 05,2020

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday reported 44 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 357 samples tested in the last 24 ...

Ghani Discusses Corruption, Geneva Conference with Int’l Allies

Ghani Discusses Corruption,  Geneva Conference with Int’l Allies

October 05,2020

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani discussed government’s action with international allies in the fight against corruption and its consequence ...

Govt: ‘90%’ of Pledges to Intl Donors Fulfilled

Govt: ‘90%’ of  Pledges to Intl Donors Fulfilled

October 05,2020

KABUL - The Afghan government has fulfilled 'almost 90 percent' of its commitments made to international partners in order to secure continued assistance, the acting ...

Afghans Remain Concerned over Delay in Direct Talks

Afghans Remain Concerned over Delay in Direct Talks

October 05,2020

KABUL - Afghans remain concerned about the future of the peace process amidst delay in the start of direct negotiations between negotiating teams representing the Islamic Republic ...

Miller: Taliban Must Reduce Violence

Miller: Taliban Must  Reduce Violence

October 04,2020

KABUL - The US and NATO forces commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, in a visit to the northern province of Faryab last week said the Taliban must reduce violence as it remains ...

Afghanistan Reports 7 New Cases of Covid-19

Afghanistan Reports  7 New Cases of Covid-19

October 04,2020

KABUL - Ministry of Public Health reported Saturday, that out of 59 samples, seven cases have turned positive in the last 24 hours.
At least 111,580 people have so far been tested ...

Afghanistan’s Fawzia Kofi Among Nobel Peace Prize Favorites

Afghanistan’s Fawzia Kofi Among Nobel Peace Prize  Favorites

October 04,2020

KABUL - The Norwegian Peace Council has included Afghan politician Fawzia Koofi’s name among five Nobel Peace Prize favorites for 2020 for her continued efforts ...

U.S. Elections Not Affect ‘Much’ Its Agreement with Taliban, Peace Process: Abdullah

U.S. Elections Not Affect ‘Much’ Its Agreement with Taliban, Peace Process: Abdullah

October 03,2020

KABUL, Afghanistan – Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah in an interview with Reuters Wednesday said the upcoming United States Presidential ...

Afghan Gov’t ‘Strongly Welcomes’ European Parliament Call for Immediate Ceasefire

Afghan Gov’t ‘Strongly  Welcomes’ European Parliament Call for Immediate Ceasefire

October 03,2020

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan government “strongly welcomes the European Parliaments call for immediate and permanent ceasefire” in Afghanistan, said Presidential ...

Taliban ‘Not Allow’ Interference in ‘Internal Affairs’: Intra-Afghan Negotiations

Taliban ‘Not Allow’  Interference in ‘Internal Affairs’: Intra-Afghan Negotiations

October 03,2020

DOHA, Qatar – Addressing an apparent deadlock to the ongoing peace talks between the negotiators in Qatari capital Doha, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem says they do not feel ...

Iran, Afghanistan to Complete Border Railway Station Soon

Iran, Afghanistan to Complete Border  Railway Station Soon

October 03,2020

TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Transport and Urban Development Minister Kheirollah Khademi announced that the Khaf-Herat railway station will be completed by the end of autumn...

Ghani Sacks 17 Advisors on Various Affairs

Ghani Sacks 17 Advisors on  Various Affairs

September 30,2020

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday sacked his 17 advisors on various affairs as suggested by the Administrative Affairs Office (AAO), an official said...

Kam Air Launches Kabul-Kunduz Flights

Kam Air Launches  Kabul-Kunduz Flights

September 30,2020

KUNDUZ CITY - The Afghan Kam Air Airlines conducted flights from Kabul to northern Kunduz province on Tuesday.
Mohammad Qasim Wafai, the Afghanistan Civil ...

US Asks Iran to Join Afghan Peace Talks

US Asks Iran to Join  Afghan Peace Talks

September 30,2020

PESHAWAR - The Trump administration has urged Iran to join the Afghan peace negotiations, says US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
The Pakistani leadership had been sending ...

No Winner in War, No Looser in Peace: Abdullah

No Winner in War, No Looser in Peace: Abdullah

September 30,2020

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah said Tuesday there is no winner in war and there is no looser in peace, as he encourage ...

Trump Was ‘Absolutely Wrong’ To Negotiate with Taliban: McMaster

Trump Was ‘Absolutely Wrong’  To Negotiate with Taliban: McMaster

September 30,2020

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has been “absolutely wrong” in its negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan, former US national security adviser HR McMaster ...

Abdullah Discusses Peace Process with Pakistani Minister

Abdullah  Discusses Peace Process with  Pakistani Minister

September 29,2020

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), met with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi ...

Peace Top Public Demand, Cannot Be Ignored: Ghani

Peace Top Public Demand,  Cannot Be Ignored: Ghani

September 29,2020

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has stressed that peace was the desire of people and could not be ignored, a statement from Presidential Palace said on Sunday...