Taliban extort traders in Faryab

AT News Reports KABUL: Faryab Provincial council has expressed concerns over Taliban’s extortion from businessmen who import good to the Maimana city, the provincial capital. Sibghatullah Silab, a member of provincial council said on Saturday that in addition to the government tariffs, the Taliban have put extortion on the traders …

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New roads to be built in five provinces

AT News Reports KABUL: The ministry of transportation on Saturday drafted the contracts of six roads in the five provinces. It said that efforts have been increased to construct more roads to meet people’s needs and problems. The new roads would help increase in transit and commercial activities, according to …

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UN backs Afghan peace process

AT News Report KABUL: Head of the High Peace Council’s secretariat, Umer Daudzai met with the United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto on Saturday in Kabul, discussing the ongoing peace efforts, call for the consultative Loya Jirga and the role of the United Nations over the Afghan peace …

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War to continue until we reach peace: Danesh

AT News Report KABUL: Vice President, Mohammad Sarwar Danesh says that war would continue against the armed opposition groups until the two sides reach a peace agreement, an apparent reaction to the Taliban attack on the army base in Helmand province. A group of fighters with suicide bombers stormed the …

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Beijing-Delhi on the same page to help Afghanistan

First Afghanistan-India-China Meeting Held AT News Report KABUL: The first trilateral meeting between Afghanistan, India, and China headed by Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mr. Idrees Zaman and with the participation of Ambassadors of the Republic of India and the Peoples Republic of China was held on Saturday, where …

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