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Flash floods kill 10 in Panjshir

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Flash floods have killed 10 people in northern Panjshir province and caused serious damage to property and livestock with sweeping out 300 houses, officials said... The post Flash floods kill 10 in Panjshir appeared first on Afghanis

New interior minister orders police to kill terrorists in battlefields

AT News Report KABUL: Massoud Andarabi, the newly appointed caretaker for interior ministry orders police forces not to leave terrorists alive and kill them in the battlefields. He issued the order on Tuesday through a video conference with the provincial pol
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New interior minister orders police to kill terrorists in battlefields

AT News Report KABUL: Massoud Andarabi, the newly appointed caretaker for interior ministry orders police forces not to leave terrorists alive and kill them in the battlefields. He issued the order on Tuesday through a video conference with the provincial police chiefs. The azadradio has quoted an official in the ministry who did not want …

Afghan envoy for Commonwealth of Nations fired

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday dismissed his envoy for the Commonwealth of Nations Mohammad Shaker Kargar in an order, president’s office said. “Based on the constitution’s article 64, the office of envoy for the Commonwealth o
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Afghan envoy for Commonwealth of Nations fired

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday dismissed his envoy for the Commonwealth of Nations Mohammad Shaker Kargar in an order, president’s office said. “Based on the constitution’s article 64, the office of envoy for the Commonwealth of Nations is canceled by the dismissal of Mohammad Shaker Kargar, president’s envoy for the countries,” …

Ghani appoints Omer as his senior adviser

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani appointed Waheed Omer as his senior adviser for strategic affairs, an order came after he resigned as Afghan ambassador to Rome, Ghani’s office announced. “Based on the constitution’s article 64, I appoint Mr
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Ghani appoints Omer as his senior adviser

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani appointed Waheed Omer as his senior adviser for strategic affairs, an order came after he resigned as Afghan ambassador to Rome, Ghani’s office announced. “Based on the constitution’s article 64, I appoint Mr. Waheed Omer as senior presidential adviser for strategic affaris,” Ghani was quoted as saying by …

INTERVIEW: Mohammad Mohaqiq Discusses Peace Talks

Tolo News: In this program, host Sadaf Amiri discusses the Afghan peace process with the Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq who attended the Moscow talks which were held on February 5 and 6.
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INTERVIEW: Mohammad Mohaqiq Discusses Peace Talks

Tolo News: In this program, host Sadaf Amiri discusses the Afghan peace process with the Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq who attended the Moscow talks which were held on February 5 and 6.

Accuracy is important in peace talks than velocity; HPC

AT News Report KABUL: The High Peace Council urges that negotiations over peace process need more accuracy than a speedy result, a statement comes ahead of the fifth round of talks between the US diplomats and Taliban negotiators planned to be held on Februar
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Accuracy is important in peace talks than velocity; HPC

AT News Report KABUL: The High Peace Council urges that negotiations over peace process need more accuracy than a speedy result, a statement comes ahead of the fifth round of talks between the US diplomats and Taliban negotiators planned to be held on February 25th in Qatar. The militants called off another meeting with Pakistani …

Residents ask govt. to promote Ghazni district

AT News Report KABUL: Residents of the Moqor district in Ghazni province staged demonstrations on Monday, calling on the government to promote the district to a province. The demonstrators blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway which passes the district, saying t
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Residents ask govt. to promote Ghazni district

AT News Report KABUL: Residents of the Moqor district in Ghazni province staged demonstrations on Monday, calling on the government to promote the district to a province. The demonstrators blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway which passes the district, saying that the central government remained careless to their long demand over the district’s promotion. They threatened to …

Police decisive in serious behavior with bully individuals

AT News Report KABUL: Interior Ministry says persons related to mafia try to make obstacles before police activities, adding that police would be decisive to behave with these persons. Khoshhal Saadat, deputy interior minister said Monday that the bully perso
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Police decisive in serious behavior with bully individuals

AT News Report KABUL: Interior Ministry says persons related to mafia try to make obstacles before police activities, adding that police would be decisive to behave with these persons. Khoshhal Saadat, deputy interior minister said Monday that the bully persons would be repressed if they refused to surrender to the law. He added that the …

Mullah Baradar yet to reach Qatar, says former Taliban official

AT News Report KABUL: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, co-founder of Taliban and one of senior officials of the group is yet to go to Qatar to take over the political office in Doha, says a former Taliban official. Held in Pakistani custody for 10 years, Mullah Ba
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Mullah Baradar yet to reach Qatar, says former Taliban official

AT News Report KABUL: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, co-founder of Taliban and one of senior officials of the group is yet to go to Qatar to take over the political office in Doha, says a former Taliban official. Held in Pakistani custody for 10 years, Mullah Baradar was freed last year and Taliban spokesman subsequently …

Construction of water dams to begin soon

AT News Report KABUL: The Ministry of Energy and Water announces new plans for better water reserves and managements. Ahmad Wais Basiri, chief executive of ministry of energy and water said Sunday that the ministry was trying to make big plans for the constru
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Construction of water dams to begin soon

AT News Report KABUL: The Ministry of Energy and Water announces new plans for better water reserves and managements. Ahmad Wais Basiri, chief executive of ministry of energy and water said Sunday that the ministry was trying to make big plans for the construction of small and large dams for better water management, which their …

Nothing is important than ending war; Abdullah tells Khalilzad

AT News Report KABUL: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in a meeting with the US envoy for Afghan peace urged that nothing was as important for Afghans as “putting an end to the four-decade war”. The chief executive office said in a statement that the mee
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Nothing is important than ending war; Abdullah tells Khalilzad

AT News Report KABUL: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in a meeting with the US envoy for Afghan peace urged that nothing was as important for Afghans as “putting an end to the four-decade war”. The chief executive office said in a statement that the meeting took place on Sunday in Kabul, with Khalilzad providing details …

Truck full of explosives seized in Nangarhar, 3 arrested

AT News Report KABUL:  A truck full of explosives was seized in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, spy operatives said. Three persons were detained in the incident for illegally transporting the explosive materials in the truck coming from Pakistan t
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Truck full of explosives seized in Nangarhar, 3 arrested

AT News Report KABUL:  A truck full of explosives was seized in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, spy operatives said. Three persons were detained in the incident for illegally transporting the explosive materials in the truck coming from Pakistan to the Nangarhar province. Provincial Governor Shah Mahmood Miakhil said operatives of the National Directorate of …

Editorial: Meeting MBS in Islamabad

Saudi Arab Prince Muhammad Bin Sultan arrived on a two days visit of Pakistan at Islamabad on Sunday. Beside holding talks with Pakistan’s officials Prince Muhammad Bin Salam is also going to meet a delegation of Qatar based Taliban leaders. Earlier in prev
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Editorial: Meeting MBS in Islamabad

Saudi Arab Prince Muhammad Bin Sultan arrived on a two days visit of Pakistan at Islamabad on Sunday. Beside holding talks with Pakistan’s officials Prince Muhammad Bin Salam is also going to meet a delegation of Qatar based Taliban leaders. Earlier in previous January Taliban leaders have refused to fly to Riyadh Saudi Arab for …

A Kabul teen girl detained for armed robbery

AT News Report KABUL: A teenage girl is in custody in connection to a pair of violence robbery in Kabul, the capital city. Kabul Police on Sunday detained a teenage girl in Traffic Square in 4th Police District, she caught red handed in an armed robbery to st
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A Kabul teen girl detained for armed robbery

AT News Report KABUL: A teenage girl is in custody in connection to a pair of violence robbery in Kabul, the capital city. Kabul Police on Sunday detained a teenage girl in Traffic Square in 4th Police District, she caught red handed in an armed robbery to steal mobile and money of a man, Kabul …

Fish products doubled in Nangarhar

AT News Report KABUL: Fish products have been doubled in Nangarhar province this year, showing mushroom growth has created a lucrative source of income for locals Five tons of fish produced in Nangarhar in the past 11 months, which revealed double increase i
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Fish products doubled in Nangarhar

AT News Report KABUL: Fish products have been doubled in Nangarhar province this year, showing mushroom growth has created a lucrative source of income for locals Five tons of fish produced in Nangarhar in the past 11 months, which revealed double increase in this product through governmental and private farms, provincial office said in a …

Munich Security Conference: Protest Against Talibanization, Pathanization, One-ethnic State, Ethnic Cleansing and Systematic Discrimination

There are several ethnic groups including the Hazara, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Pashtun/Afghan/Patan, Baloch and Nuristani live in so-called country Afghanistan. Many of them particularly the Hazara have suffered geocide, and systematic discrimination in the han
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Munich Security Conference: Protest Against Talibanization, Pathanization, One-ethnic State, Ethnic Cleansing and Systematic Discrimination

There are several ethnic groups including the Hazara, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Pashtun/Afghan/Patan, Baloch and Nuristani live in so-called country Afghanistan. Many of them particularly the Hazara have suffered geocide, and systematic discrimination in the hands of so-called majority Pashtuns. One-ethnic State government together with terrorist groups such as Taliban and Kochi Taliban are following the old policy of Pashtun tribes that Tajiks to Tajikistan, Uzbeks to Uzbekistan, and Hazaras (...) - Protest / Highlight

کنفرانس امنیتی مونیخ: اعتراض علیه طالبانیزم/پشتونیزم، حکومت تک قومی، نسل کشی و تبعیض سیستماتیک

گروه های قومی مختلف از جمله هزاره، تاجیک، اوزبیک، تورکمن، بلوج و نورستانی در به اصطلاح کشور فغانستان زندگی می کنند. بیشتر آنان بويژه هزاره ها ب
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کنفرانس امنیتی مونیخ: اعتراض علیه طالبانیزم/پشتونیزم، حکومت تک قومی، نسل کشی و تبعیض سیستماتیک

گروه های قومی مختلف از جمله هزاره، تاجیک، اوزبیک، تورکمن، بلوج و نورستانی در به اصطلاح کشور فغانستان زندگی می کنند. بیشتر آنان بويژه هزاره ها با نسل کشی و تبعیض سیستاتیک توسط پشتون ها روبرو شده اند. حکومت تک قومی و گروه های تروریستی همچون طالبان و کوچی طالبان سیاست قبایل پشتون را دنبال می کنند که تاجیک به تاجیکستان، اوزبیک به اوزبکستان و هزاره به گورستان. عکس از غفور صداقت Photo credit: Ghafur Sedaghat - عکس / هایلایت, دو قرن جنایت در افغانستان: جنایات نسل کشی، قتل عام، برده داری، جنگ های داخلی، جنایات جنگی و جنایات حاد علیه بشریت, تروريزم، کوچی طالبان، طالبان، القاعده و داعش, اعتراض، راهپیمایی و تظاهرات, گروه های قومی

Tent-Pegging Cavaliers Hoping To Revive This Ancient Sport

Tolo News: The game, also known in Afghanistan as Naiza Bazi, is a mounted cavalry sport of ancient origin, and is one of only ten equestrian disciplines officially recognized by the International Equestrian Federation. The sport has been a popular fixture f
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Tent-Pegging Cavaliers Hoping To Revive This Ancient Sport

Tolo News: The game, also known in Afghanistan as Naiza Bazi, is a mounted cavalry sport of ancient origin, and is one of only ten equestrian disciplines officially recognized by the International Equestrian Federation. The sport has been a popular fixture for generations in Afghanistan – particularly in the eastern provinces and across the Durand LineRead More...

Dapper former eye surgeon retrains sights on Afghanistan’s presidency

Global Voices: The Chief Executive of Afghanistan’s National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah entered the presidential race for the third consecutive time on January 27, 2018, the last day of candidate registration for the July vote. He will be one of th
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Dapper former eye surgeon retrains sights on Afghanistan’s presidency

Global Voices: The Chief Executive of Afghanistan’s National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah entered the presidential race for the third consecutive time on January 27, 2018, the last day of candidate registration for the July vote. He will be one of the more serious challengers for race favourite and incumbent President Ashraf Ghani — his bitter rivalRead More...

Ghazni blast leaves civilian dead, injured three others

AT News Reports-KABUL: One civilian was killed and three others wounded in a bomb explosion on Saturday in Ghazni province, an official said. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor said Saturday that the incident took place after the bomb hidden i
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Ghazni blast leaves civilian dead, injured three others

AT News Reports-KABUL: One civilian was killed and three others wounded in a bomb explosion on Saturday in Ghazni province, an official said. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor said Saturday that the incident took place after the bomb hidden in snow blasted in Kocha-e-Qasabi area, police district 1 in the provincial capital, in …

Pakistan should respect ethnic variety: Watchdog

AT News Reports-KABUL: The Human Rights Watch asks Pakistani government to pay respect to the ethnic variety in the country and stop violence against “peaceful protests”. Brad Adamzad, head of the body’s Asia branch has said that the Pakistani official
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Pakistan should respect ethnic variety: Watchdog

AT News Reports-KABUL: The Human Rights Watch asks Pakistani government to pay respect to the ethnic variety in the country and stop violence against “peaceful protests”. Brad Adamzad, head of the body’s Asia branch has said that the Pakistani officials should recognize the ethnic variety as strength not as a weak point. “Pakistani authorities should …

Afghanistan-Pakistan Poor Trade and Transit Relations: The Need for Arrangements

By: Esmatullah Karimi-Stable and robusttrade and transitwill benefit both countriesregarding job creation, poverty reduction, taxes, cheap and qualitative products, etc. Afghanistan and Pakistan as two neighboring countries share strong cultural, religious, a
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Afghanistan-Pakistan Poor Trade and Transit Relations: The Need for Arrangements

By: Esmatullah Karimi-Stable and robusttrade and transitwill benefit both countriesregarding job creation, poverty reduction, taxes, cheap and qualitative products, etc. Afghanistan and Pakistan as two neighboring countries share strong cultural, religious, and trade relations for decades.The presence of over two millionrefugees in Pakistan, the almost 2500 kilometersDurand line, and the strong ethnicties have made these …

Afghan Taliban, Saudi crown prince likely to meet in Pakistan

1TV: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Afghan Taliban representatives are likely to meet each other in Pakistan amid stepped up diplomatic efforts for peace in Afghanistan, it was reported on Saturday. The prince’s visit to Paki
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Afghan Taliban, Saudi crown prince likely to meet in Pakistan

1TV: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Afghan Taliban representatives are likely to meet each other in Pakistan amid stepped up diplomatic efforts for peace in Afghanistan, it was reported on Saturday. The prince’s visit to Pakistan is expected to start on Sunday. Taliban have already confirmed their plan to meet US officialsRead More...

Kashmir Conflict Threatens to Undermine Trump’s Afghan Gambit

Michael Hughes: The Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) attack on Indian troops in Kashmir could waste some of the goodwill Pakistan had built up with the Trump administration vis-à-vis the Taliban peace talks. Islamabad was on the verge of a major diplomatic coup in Ka
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Kashmir Conflict Threatens to Undermine Trump’s Afghan Gambit

Michael Hughes: The Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) attack on Indian troops in Kashmir could waste some of the goodwill Pakistan had built up with the Trump administration vis-à-vis the Taliban peace talks. Islamabad was on the verge of a major diplomatic coup in Kabul but now may have “snatched defeat from the jaws of victory,” as they say.Read More...

U.S. General Says 1,000 Troops Expected To Be Withdrawn From Afghanistan

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 15, 2019 The U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan by more than 1,000 soldiers, a U.S. general told Reuters on February 15. U.S. President Donald Trump told Congress this month he intended to re
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U.S. General Says 1,000 Troops Expected To Be Withdrawn From Afghanistan

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 15, 2019 The U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan by more than 1,000 soldiers, a U.S. general told Reuters on February 15. U.S. President Donald Trump told Congress this month he intended to reduce U.S. forces in Afghanistan as negotiators make progress in talks with TalibanRead More...

Afghanistan Listed As Among Most Dangerous For Infants In Conflict Zones

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 15, 2019 The Save the Children International charity says at least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and related effects, with Afghanistan listed as among the 10 worst countries to be a child. 
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Afghanistan Listed As Among Most Dangerous For Infants In Conflict Zones

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 15, 2019 The Save the Children International charity says at least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and related effects, with Afghanistan listed as among the 10 worst countries to be a child. “Increasingly, the brunt of armed violence and warfare is being borne by children,” theRead More...

People’s unity, solidarity caused Soviet withdrawal: Ghani

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani says that one of the most important of the Soviet pullout from Afghanistan was people’s unity and solidarity, arguing that the same unity is needed now to bring a longstanding peace to the war-torn country. The S
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People’s unity, solidarity caused Soviet withdrawal: Ghani

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani says that one of the most important of the Soviet pullout from Afghanistan was people’s unity and solidarity, arguing that the same unity is needed now to bring a longstanding peace to the war-torn country. The Soviet troops withdrew from Afghanistan 30 years ago after a 10 year …

Karzai condemns Iran, India terrorist attacks

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned terrorist attacks in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India. A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying officers of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Wednesday in the sout
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Karzai condemns Iran, India terrorist attacks

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned terrorist attacks in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India. A suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying officers of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Wednesday in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, killing 27 officers and wounding 13 more. Another suicide …

Large weapons cache seized in Kabul

AT News Report KABUL: Army soldiers found and seized a large weapon cache in a northern district of Kabul province. The army’s corps 111 said on Friday that the cache was discovered in the Qarabagh district. It added that 76 AK-47 rifles, 25 pistols and a l
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Large weapons cache seized in Kabul

AT News Report KABUL: Army soldiers found and seized a large weapon cache in a northern district of Kabul province. The army’s corps 111 said on Friday that the cache was discovered in the Qarabagh district. It added that 76 AK-47 rifles, 25 pistols and a large number of helmets, vests and ammunition were seized …

Afghan forces keep pressing militants; 37 killed nationwide

AT News Report KABUL: In the wake of peace efforts with the Taliban group, the Afghan security forces have killed at least 37 of them and wound 14 others in fresh military crackdowns conducted across the country in the past 24 hours. The ministry of defense o
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Afghan forces keep pressing militants; 37 killed nationwide

AT News Report KABUL: In the wake of peace efforts with the Taliban group, the Afghan security forces have killed at least 37 of them and wound 14 others in fresh military crackdowns conducted across the country in the past 24 hours. The ministry of defense on Friday said the Afghan security forces conducted 11 …

40 Years On, Mystery Still Surrounds Shooting Death Of U.S. Ambassador To Afghanistan

By Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 14, 2019 n February 14, 1979, Adolph Dubs, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, was kidnapped at gunpoint, held hostage in a Kabul hotel, and killed in a botched rescue attempt. Forty years on, the precis
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40 Years On, Mystery Still Surrounds Shooting Death Of U.S. Ambassador To Afghanistan

By Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 14, 2019 n February 14, 1979, Adolph Dubs, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, was kidnapped at gunpoint, held hostage in a Kabul hotel, and killed in a botched rescue attempt. Forty years on, the precise circumstances surrounding the death of the 58-year-old diplomat remain shrouded in mystery.Read More...

‘US, Taliban to hold peace talks in Pakistan’

Press TV February 14, 2019 The Afghan Taliban militant group says it is to meet with American representatives in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad next week for a new round of direct negotiations, which have so far excluded the Afghan government itself. The
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‘US, Taliban to hold peace talks in Pakistan’

Press TV February 14, 2019 The Afghan Taliban militant group says it is to meet with American representatives in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad next week for a new round of direct negotiations, which have so far excluded the Afghan government itself. The militant group said on Wednesday that separate meetings would be held inRead More...

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