British Museum to display, keep Karzai’s chapan

AT-KABUL: The British Museum has decided to display and keep the ex-President Hamid Karzai’s chapan (a traditional cloak). Nancy Hatch Dupree, the director of the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University, in a meeting with Hamid Karzai handed him a letter from the British Museum regarding the decision. Karzai accepted the …

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“Afghanistan eagerly wants ties with Azerbaijan enhanced”

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan’s ambassador to Azerbaijan said that Kabul values relations with Baku highly and the Afghan government is committed to strengthen bilateral ties with Azerbaijan. In a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Ahmadov, Afghan envoy Muhammad Taqi Khalili said that his country wants deeper relations …

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Time to do more

The Taliban are no more in power, but Afghan women are still caught in the cobweb of centuries-old and outdated social norms. There is no end in sight to miseries of girls and women despite high claims of leaders about democracy and institutionalizing in the past over 13 years. They …

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Pakistan extends facilities to Afghan traders

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: Commerce Minister of Pakistan, Khurram Dastgir, on Thursday said that Islamabad has extended facilities to Afghan traders aimed at strengthening trade ties between the two neighboring countries. Speaking at a press conference here in the Embassy of Pakistan, Dastgir said that Pakistan has reduced a range …

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