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21 Taliban, Daesh fighters shun violence in Nangarhar

AT News Report KABUL: Twenty-one fighters loyal to Taliban and Daesh terrorist group have handed over their weapons to the national security force in eastern Nangarhar province, joining peace process, provincial officials said. Shah Mahmood Miyakhel, governor of Nangarhar province, said Tuesday that it’s the policy of the government that …

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Khalilzad encourages youth to advocate for inclusive peace team

AT News Reports KABUL: In the wake of prolong odyssey in the Afghan peace process and US’s push for peace, the US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has held invigorating talks with the Afghan youth and has encouraged them to engage their communities and play a role of …

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Editorial: Meeting MBS in Islamabad

Saudi Arab Prince Muhammad Bin Sultan arrived on a two days visit of Pakistan at Islamabad on Sunday. Beside holding talks with Pakistan’s officials Prince Muhammad Bin Salam is also going to meet a delegation of Qatar based Taliban leaders. Earlier in previous January Taliban leaders have refused to fly …

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ED: War of words

President Dr. Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah have shown resentment over the terrible suicide attack in Kashmir, which causes lives to over three dozen personnel of Indian paramilitary police forces and injuries to several others. The incident now leads to intensifying of war of words between New …

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No unilateral US pullout from Afghanistan: Shanahan

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Washington will not unilaterally withdraw from Afghanistan, the Pentagon chief said on Thursday, as NATO said the Kabul government must be brought into US peace talks with the Taliban to end the country’s 17-year war. Acting US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said any decision to reduce the number of …

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Miller praises Afghan commandos for pressurizing Taliban

AT News Report KABUL: Gen. Austin Scott Miller, Commander of US and NATO Forces in Afghanistan on Friday praised the Afghan Commands for pressurizing the Taliban insurgents by carrying out several operations against them, assuring of US and NATO’s troops to be remained a partner of Afghans in war and …

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Kabul, Canberra bolstering bilateral ties

AT News Report KABUL: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs and Acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman on Monday met with Charge d’affaires of Australian Embassy in Kabul Mr. James Hall, in which both sides shed lights over key issues, including mutual relations and forthcoming presidential elections set to be held …

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Chief Executive ‘optimistic’ about Trump’s push for peace

KABUL: The government seems optimistic to what it calls “peace approach”, arguing the regional and international efforts had helped with the process. The chief executive office says that US president Donald Trump’s recent statements on Afghan peace, made Afghans be more hopeful for peace. “Now that regional and international efforts …

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Police defuse roadside bombs in Logar

KABUL: Afghan police have defused two roadside mines, believed to have been placed by militants, in eastern Logar province, officials said Wednesday. Police discovered and neutralized two roadside bombs after several hours of efforts and point to point search operation in Kulangar region, Pul-e-Alam City, Logar province, said a statement. …

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