Rebels kidnap two policewoman in Ghazni

AT News KABUL: The Taliban militants have purportedly abducted two policewomen in Ghazni province, a security source said on Sunday. The source, talking on condition of anonymity, told -Itlat-e-Rooz that Taliban have abducted the two policewomen in Sai Ganj area in the PD 1 of Ghazni capital city. According to …

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India calls for end to violence in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: India calls for end of violence in Afghanistan and believes that ensuring the rights of all ethnic and religious groups could help a longtime ceasefire that would result in a lasting peace in the war-hit country. Indian Ambassador to the United Nations, T.S. Tirumurti, said Sunday that …

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Karzai condemns bomb attack on civilians in Paktia

AT News KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned an attack that killed and wounded civilians in Paktia province. 14 civilians including women and children were killed by a roadside bomb in the Sayed Karam district on Sunday. In a statement issued by Karzai’s office, the former president was quoted …

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Clerics seek trucein Herat amid intense fighting

AT News KABUL: Following week-long fighting between Afghan security forces, pro-government forces and the Taliban in western Herat province, scholars and clerics are calling for ceasefire in the province. Head of western zone Ulema Council, Mawlawi Khodadad Saleh, in presence of tens of scholars asked the government and the Taliban …

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Kabul seeks global pressure on Taliban sponsors

AT News KABUL: The government of Afghanistan wants the international community to look at and pressure the main centers of Taliban outside Afghan borders inside the Pakistani soil. Gholam Mohammad Ishaaqzai, Afghanistan’s newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that the UN and the Security Council need to declare …

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Taliban kill, inure tens of civilians in Ghazni’s Malistan

AT News KABUL: Taliban militants have killed 27 civilians and injured 10 in Malestan district of Ghazni province since they captured the district last month, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission confirmed. According to the commission, these people were killed and injured in different villages of Malestan, while the insurgents …

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