No coronavirus cases in Afghanistan

Officials in the ministry of public health say that fortunately no case of the Coronavirus broken out in China and threatening people globally has been yet registered in Afghanistan. The officials said Saturday that they were fully prepared to prevent the virus. Medical team in Kabul International Airport said that all the 177 people who [...]

By |2020-02-02T09:40:09+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

America’s new demands bedevil talks: Taliban

Fresh demands made by the United States have caused the peace deal with Taliban delayed, a Taliban spokesman said. Suhail Shahin, spokesman for militants’ political office in Qatar, said Saturday that they had indicated agreement to pave the ground for signing peace deal with the United States, but new demands posed by Washington, caused a [...]

By |2020-02-02T07:46:52+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Fate of elections will be decided in few days

Uncertainties dwarfing the high-stakes presidential elections will soon come to an end according to the latest pompous promises by the electoral complaints commission which vowed Saturday to resolve the long drawn-out disputes and wipe the slate clean about the controversial ballots and recounts as soon as this week. The election authority said the fate of [...]

By |2020-02-02T07:34:40+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Khalilzad in Kabul to consult Afghan leaders on Taliban talks

The US special envoy leading negotiations with the Taliban met President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, amid a push to reach an accord with the insurgents. US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad pointed to the status of quo of his meetings with the Taliban and Pakistani authorities. “We are [...]

By |2020-02-02T06:58:12+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Residents: Airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi, Kunduz ‘Killed Civilians’

Earlier Friday morning spokespeople from US forces reported an airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi that "killed three Taliban fighters and destroyed a small weapons cache," and later said: “We are aware of the reports of civilian casualties reported to have occurred in Dasht-e-Archi district or Imam Sahib district, Kunduz Province, on Jan. 30. We are looking into [...]

By |2020-02-01T07:08:01+00:00February 1st, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

US Envoy Khalilzad in Pakistan as Kabul Insists on Ceasefire

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday met Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad "to discuss efforts for peace in Afghanistan," Dawn News reported.  According to Pakistani media, at the meeting Qureshi said that the peace agreement between the US and the Taliban will pave the way for intra-Afghan [...]

By |2020-02-01T07:05:02+00:00February 1st, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Britain Leaves The European Union, Leaps Into The Unknown

The U.K.’s departure became official at 11 p.m. (2300GMT), midnight in Brussels, where the EU is headquartered. Thousands of enthusiastic Brexit supporters gathered outside Britain’s Parliament to welcome the moment they’d longed for since Britain’s 52%-48% vote in June 2016 to walk away from the club it had joined in 1973. The flag-waving crowd erupted [...]

By |2020-02-01T06:50:02+00:00February 1st, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

US says it has recovered two bodies from plane crashed in Ghazni

U.S. Forces recovered the remains of two personnel from the site where a U.S. Bombardier E-11A aircraft crashed in Ghazni province on January 27, said U.S. Forces – Afghanistan in a statement. According to the statement, the force also recovered what is assessed to be the aircraft flight data recorder. The cause of the crash [...]

By |2020-01-30T08:05:42+00:00January 30th, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Ghani cancels peace council budget

Government has purportedly canceled the budget of the High Peace Council in the wake of President Ghani’s establishing of state ministry for peace to steer peace affairs. Some councilmembers are blasting at the budget cancellation arguing that the council is facing a lack of facilities and budget and non-reimbursements for employees. Councilmember Shahla Farid made [...]

By |2020-01-29T10:27:49+00:00January 29th, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments

Detention Of Ethnic Pashtun Activist Triggers Protests In Pakistan, Afghanistan

Thousands of protesters have gathered in Pakistani and Afghan cities and towns to voice anger over the detention of an ethnic Pashtun rights activist in Pakistan. Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of a civic rights group that has criticized the Pakistani military's operations in the northwestern tribal regions, was detained in the city of Peshawar, and [...]

By |2020-01-29T09:55:15+00:00January 29th, 2020|Home, News|0 Comments