Stage set for first Afghanistan-Ireland T20

Afghanistan are all poised to take on Ireland in the first T20 match, sponsored by the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun on Thursday. The newest Test nations, the two sides are to play three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a solitary Test in …

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Will next US, Taliban talks lead to progress

By Maomjan Masomy Although, the U.S. and Taliban representatives have been faced three times with each other in Doha and Abu Dubai meetings during last four months to seek solution for the Afghanistan’s long term conflict.However, the Afghan national unity government was not part of these meetings, and it is …

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Editorial: Irresponsible views

Pakistan’s ambassador at Kabul was summoned by Foreign Ministry and handed over him a strong-worded protest in response to his words, pertained to what he called posing of bad impacts on peace process due to Afghanistan and Indian relations. At the moment, tension is fuelling day by day between India …

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Afghanistan to speeds up prisoner swap process with Iran

AT News Report KABUL: Afghan authorities announced Wednesday to accelerate prisoners swap process with the neighboring Iran, where thousands of Afghan refugees have been imprisoned by Iranian judiciary for committing different crimes. The country’s judiciary authorities in a press briefing informed to speeds up prisoners exchange process to bring home …

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Take actions against terrorism hideouts instead of irrelevant remarks: Kabul to Islamabad

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: Kabul Administration on Wednesday asked Pakistan to make sincere efforts to curb terrorism instead of giving irrelevant remarks that they don’t help resolve any problem. Reacting to Pakistan’s ambassador’s remarks on recent suicide bombing in Indian administered Kashmir, Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked Pakistan to refrain from …

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ISIS Afghanistan branch poses a major threat: US

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: ISIS’ Afghanistan-based affiliate has emerged as a major threat capable of carrying out direct attacks on the US and is actively using its members’ social media to acquire contacts in the United States, a US intelligence official in Afghanistan tells CNN. “They are closest to having …

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Security forces kill 34 Taliban rebels in Ghazni

AT News Reports KABUL: Afghan Security Forces have killed 34 Taliban and wounded 56 others in anti-terroristic raid in central Ghazni province, officials said Wednesday. Army Commander Cl. Mohammad Nasim Sangin said the Afghan security forces conducted clearance operation on Ghazni-Paktika highway in Andar district, in which at least 34 …

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Editorial: Cancelling Islamabad trip

The US Special Envoy Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad making efforts for reconciliation in war affected Afghanistan has reportedly cancelled his trip to Islamabad. He made the decision in the light of recently deadly terrorist attack against Indian troops in Palwama district of Kashmir, which causes lives to over 40 personnel and …

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