Editorial: Adjourned with huge hopes at Doha

The longest ever session of peace talks between US Special representative Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban Political office at Doha concluded with big hopes and too much claims made from both sides. Now both sides, especially Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad is embarked on trips back to Washington, Kabul and other countries …

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Ghani says civilian casualties not acceptable

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: Following recent claims of civilian casualties in pro-government forces military operations, and US airstrikes in different provinces, President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said civilian casualties were “not acceptable” and has ordered the security officials to take preventive steps to bring the level of civilian casualties to …

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Al-Qaeda base pounded in Ghazni; 31 rebels killed

AT News Report KABUL: A large number of al-Qaeda Terror Network fighters have been killed in the massive pre-down anti-terror operation conducted jointly by the Afghan and foreign forces in southern Ghazni province, ministry of defense said Wednesday. “31 Al-Qaeda insurgents including nine of the group’s suicide bombers, were killed …

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16 Taliban insurgents killed

AT News Report KABUL: At least 16 Taliban insurgents have been killed during last 24-hour operation carried out by the afghan security forces in Kunduz and Uruzgan provinces, interior ministry said Wednesday. Seven Taliban militants were killed after Afghan Air Force struck militants’ hideout in the Khowaja Pesta village in …

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Journalist injured in Helmand explosion

AT News Report KABUL: A local journalist in the southern province of Helmand was injured in a magnetic bomb attached to his car, provincial officials said Tuesday. Nesar Ahmad Ahmadi received injury to his legs and was immediately transported to the Emergency hospital in the Lashkar Gah city, the provincial …

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