ED: Hard days for PTM

The ingeniously established Pakhtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) is ahead with hard days as Pakistani organs initiated acts and actions against its leading members. At least nine of its leading members from Swabi have been arrested on the charges of arranging a rally without permission on August 10 last and using …

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Bomb kills at least 5 at wedding in Logar

AT News Report-A blast as a result of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) have killed five civilians who were attending a wedding party in Afghanistan’s central Logar province—a tool the insurgent groups use against Afghan and foreign forces that unfortunately almost leads to civilian casualty. The provincial police chief spokesman, Shahpoor …

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Beijing vows counterterrorism support to Kabul

AT monitoring Desk-KABUL: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah of China’s lasting support to counter terrorism and speed up reconstruction in the country. At a meeting with Dr. Abdullah in Dushanbe, Prime Minister Li Keqiang reiterated China’s all-weather commitment to Afghanistan in train Afghan personnel. He …

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Accord signed for TAP power line, to add 600 MW to grid

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: An accord for building high voltage power line to carry electricity from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan has been signed and supply to the national grid will increase by 600 megawatts, according to reports. Afghanistan signed a project implementation agreement with Turkmenistan on Friday to build Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) power …

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Editorial: Terror in both sides of Durand Line

On a single day, terrorists attacked on security forces in both sides of Durand Line, causing lives to around three dozens and injuries to scores of others. In Northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the militants attacked a security check post, killing at least 25 personnel of security forces defending the …

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Khalilzad seeks Qatar’s role in Afghan peace quest

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: In his visit to Doha, the capital city of Qatar, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan’s Reconciliation, Zalamy Khalilzad on Friday held meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, in which both sides shed light over important issues …

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Afghanistan, Belarus review progress in fulfilling cooperation agreements

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Rumas on Friday, in which both sides discussed the fulfillment of cooperation agreements between the two countries. “Belarus knows and highly appreciates your constructive approach to promoting cooperation between Belarus and Afghanistan, as well as …

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Editorial: Resumes functioning

At last Pakistan has announced re-opening of its consulate in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nanghar province that not only has crossing points with Pakistan but also hosting millions of Shinwaris, Afridis’s, Saafis, Ahmadzais and Yousafzais who are linked in relations with their brethrens, residing across the Durand Line. The consulate …

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