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Political alliance says will no longer obey gov’t

AT-KABUL: The Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan, an alliance of several political parties, has warned it would not obey the government anymore. In a statement, the coalition said Sunday that if the government did not meet its demands its followers would close the doors of electoral commissions. It accused the …

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Afghanistan boycotts Moscow peace meet

The government has announced it will not send representatives to Russia to join a conference planned to be held in early September with the aim of seeking ways for peace in the war-hit country. Foreign ministry spokesman has told the media that Kabul would not attend the conference because the …

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Former US official wants strong sanctions on Pakistan

AT-KABUL: A former U.S. official has said that Trump administration needed to increase its pressure on Pakistan to curb terror financing and interfering in Afghanistan. Former US deputy assistant secretary of defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia David Sedney said bluntly that Pakistan had a significant role to play …

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Ghani rules probe into Ghazni attack

AT-KABUL: President Ghani has ruled a thorough probe on conspiracies surrounding the rampage on southern Ghazni city, as government forces have retaken full control of the city. A President’s statement said Ghani in a security meeting in Ghazni province asked security officials to review any conspiracy theory regarding the Taliban’s …

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