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Editorial: Brief truce turned deadly

In the past 17 years, there was nothing joyful ever than images of Taliban members posing for selfies, eating ice cream and hugging tearful Afghan soldiers and praying alongside them. For the first time, the Afghan government and the Taliban agreed on a ceasefire. Indeed the ongoing conflict has made …

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Editorial: Peace, not an illusion

Acclamation, gratification and covenants followed a momentous cease-fire declaration by diplomacy wonks; a desperate reconciliation attempt to end a grilling insurgency sprawling across the ravaged land. In fact, it was the zenith of the ‘negotiation and dialogue’ doctrine of the government which reverberated exponentially globally. The effectiveness of that truce …

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Editorial: Propagandas over Durand Line    

The de facto Durand Line has continuously been the bone of contention between Kabul and Islamabad ever since Pakistan was coaxed into being in late 1940s. Pakistan has exerted its utmost to sabotage Afghanistan by fueling internal conflicts in the war-hit country and supporting insurgents, so that the country doesn’t …

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Editorial: Daesh brutality

The surprised spillover of Daesh (IS) extremist groups to Afghanistan years ago, is still a big question. It is a foreign terrorist group, and it’s made-up to the war-hit country is a matter of serious concern, especially after carrying out deadly attacks, killing dozens, injuring hundreds. Daesh terrorists, which has …

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Editorial: Digest peaceful Afghanistan

Extension of ceasefire and arrival of peace convoy in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot with sole purpose of end to the 17-year long war, has generated hope besides could be taken as precursor to peace talks with the Taliban group. Temporary ceasefire declared by government and Taliban …

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Editorial: A peacefully Eid in the offing

The upcoming Eid- al-Fitr will be the most peacefully ever since 2001 after Taliban group announced ceasefire for the first time, reciprocating government’s move. The Taliban ordered their fighters to cease operations during Eid holiday period. This is unprecedented as there have been many offers of temporary ceasefire by the …

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Editorial: Running for peace

The peace-loving Afghan masses are desperately looking forward to a day celebrate peace day as ground for peaceful coexistence and tolerance already exists with flexibility ever since. No idea when this will happen, but sign to its achievement is shining ever before. Following government’s suit, the Taliban announced ceasefire from …

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Editorial: Ghani-Abdullah face-off

Ever since the unconventional fusion of Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah happened, their government of quasi-unity has run the gauntlet. When both took on the mantle of the government, they have always been surrounding themselves with controversy and dispute. The fragile power-sharing arrangement brokered by the United States has sustained …

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ED: Ceasefire for peace

Since 2001, it’s the first time a ceasefire is going to be preserved between Afghan security forces and the Taliban group. Though, it is for short-time, but the consequences in longest-term would be incredible with hoping truce to be last forever with reaching a conclusion to the current ongoing war. …

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