Home / Latest Updates (page 30)

Latest Updates

MPs criticize govt. over security deterioration

AT News KABUL: As insecurity has been intensifying all over the country, some members of the Parliament on their Saturday session have decided to summon the top security authorities and hold them accountable for the ongoing security tensions across Afghanistan. After serious criticism by the lawmakers, speaker of the parliament, …

Read More »

Editorial: An armistice on the horizon

Although there is not much hype surrounding the US-Taliban peace talks since they were paused earlier this month in the wake of a Taliban attack on Bagram Air Base, it seems the talks have been quietly forging ahead and some developments have been made. According to a Wall Street Journal …

Read More »

Dr. Nakamura posthumously receives Order of the Rising Sun for service in Afghanistan

“You deepened the friendly relationship between Japan and Afghanistan and made remarkable contributions to expanding humanitarian assistance and international cooperation,” Japanese PM AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Doctor Tetsu Nakamura, who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month, was posthumously awarded on Friday a decoration for his contribution to the development …

Read More »

Pakistan announces 1,000 scholarships to Afghan students

AT News KABUL: The government of Pakistan has offered 1,000 educational scholarships for the Afghan students for academic year of 2020. The Pakistan embassy in Kabul has said that the country’s foreign deputy minister and ambassador Zahid Nasrullah have inaugurated the second round of “Alama Iqbal” scholarships. At least 100 …

Read More »

Eight freed from a Taliban-ran prison

AT News KABUL: Afghan security forces have rescued eight people from a Taliban-run prison in southern Ghazni province. Four Afghan army, two police and two uprising members were among those freed during operation carried out by the Afghan commandos in Moshkai area of Qarabagh district of the province, 203 Thunder …

Read More »