Fears rise amid ‘suspicious’ election maneuvers

AT-KABUL: Members of the National Assembly have asserted that Democracy International for Afghanistan has organized meetings with some of the parliamentary election contenders to seek their perspectives on a joint venture. Chiefs of this organization, Ajmal Ghani and Dawod Noorzai, have not commented on this issue. However, Kabul News reported …

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Peace Council poised to host AfPak cleric conference

AT-Kabul: High Peace Council is gearing up to host religious scholars from Pakistan and Afghanistan to discuss stalled peace process, just in the wake of talks between Afghan officials with the Taliban leadership in Saudi Arabia. Karim Khalili, chief of the council, said that Kabul has been lobbying with Pakistan’s …

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The People of Afghanistan are winning

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam-Afghan security forces have repeatedly demonstrated courage and determination to defeat terrorist tyranny.  Our forces are tenaciously bringing the battle to the Taliban and their ilk.  Thus, for example, the Taliban-led insurgency has been unable to wrest control of the major part of the national territory, …

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ANDSF kills 57 Taliban in fresh offensives

AT-KABUL: More than fifty-seven Taliban insurgents have been killed and ten wounded in fresh offensives launched by Afghan security forces over the past day. The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that Afghan Army and Police and National Directorate of Security officers launched joint operations against insurgents in different …

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