Editorial: Biased, partial media

Couple of days back, three worst kinds of terror acts occurred. One deadly in Khost province of Afghanistan, two happened at two different places of Pakistan. In Khost we lost a number of our brave Afghan soldiers and over 20 injured, while in a bomb explosion in Aurakzai Agency over …

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Head of Kabul Ulema Council assassinated

AT News Report-KABUL: The head of Kabul Ulema Council, Mawlawi Abdul Basir Haqqani has been assassinated in a terror act of violence in Chehel Sutun area in Kabul’s PD7 at around 2pm local time, Kabul police confirmed on Saturday. Haqqani was found dead on a road in Chehel Sutun area …

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ED: Peace will prevail only with intention

Peace building, conflict resolution, conflict prevention, whichever term you use, sits uneasily within one particular field, discipline, or government department for that matter. Is it development, foreign policy, diplomacy, defense and security, justice and human rights, any or all of the above? Perhaps it is amazingly surprising to want peace …

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Lawmakers say civilians killed in joint military operations

AT News Report-KABUL: The members of parliament blame operations launched jointly by Afghan and foreign troops for targeting civilians, saying only ordinary people are killed in these operations. The legislators said Saturday that these troops have been launching operations arbitrarily in the civilian areas, killing defenseless people including women and …

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Karzai meets Zarif in Tehran, discuss peace process

AT News Report-KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai visited Iran, the neighboring state to attend the 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference, where he met Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. The two sides discussed Afghan peace process. Iranian foreign minister offered Tehran’s support of the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process, assuring …

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Armed forces make decisive gains against Taliban

AT News Report-Kabul: More than 44 militants were killed and five others injured in raids across the country in the past day. Security Forces used air strikes and artilleries to shell and bomb enemy’s sanctuaries and strongholds. A statement released by Ministry of Defense said that Afghan National Army and …

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US service member killed in Afghanistan

AT News Report-KABUL: A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement said in a statement. A Resolute Support spokesperson SFC Debra Richardson in a statement said that one U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. …

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