Work on CASA-1000 to kick off soon

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Tuesday that work on CASA-1000 power transition project will kick off in near future as the stakeholders during a meeting have reached vital improvements in this regard. MoFA spokesman Shekib Mostaghni told newsmen in Kabul that the World Bank, USAID and …

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US may extend Afghan mission: Official

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A senior US official said that Washington might extend the stay of American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016. At a time when most of the US officials are stressing on withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, the senior National Security Council official, Jeff Eggers, said that option to …

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Taliban commander detained in Kabul

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said that a Taliban commander was arrested in an operation in Kabul. In a press statement issued here, the spy agency said that its agents succeeded in arresting the most dreaded insurgent commander, Hamidullah, in the 5th district of Kabul. The …

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Resolute Support: Georgia nods to deploy troops to Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Georgia has decided to deploy its troops in Afghanistan long with the US Marines to support the NATO’s new mission called Resolute Support. A ceremony in this connection was held last Tuesday at Vaziani Training Area, not far from Russia’s border. The ceremony was attended by Chargé …

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Obama is overeager to quit Afghanistan: Rubin

“White House looks to be more serious to bring the Afghan war to a rational end. Obama wanted to end the mission in Afghanistan before the end of his tenure” AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Following the recent visit of Afghan leaders to the United States where the US President Barack Obama …

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Girls urged to use education as a medium for change

AT-LAGHMAN: In a conference held here, the speakers encouraged young girls to pursue education and use knowledge as weapon for social change. Hundreds of young girls attended the conference on women empowerment organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) with the Directorate of Women’s Affairs, the Education …

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36 militants killed in different ops

  AT-KABUL: Afghan security forces have killed 36 insurgents and injured many others in a series of military operations launched against anti-state elements in different insecure parts of the country, official sources said on Tuesday. The 215th Maiwand Military Corps in a media statement said that 33 militants were killed …

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