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Mystery surrounds US-Taliban peace negotiations

AT News KABUL: Eleventh round of Taliban-US negotiations have been propounded by a plethora of speculations about whether an imminent deal between the warring sides will honour a cessation of fighting or its reduction – as there are mixed sets of opinions about both scenarios. An Associated Press report has …

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Six died in Madrasa’s roof collapse

AT News KABUL: Six students have been died and eight others wounded after a roof of a Madrasa has fallen down in southern Kandahar province, local official said Monday. The Madrasa is located in PD 12th of the Kandahar’s capital city. Provincial Education Department’s Spokesman, Nazar Mohammad Samimi said, “The …

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All Afghans have been persecuted, says Hamid Karzai

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai urges India to treat all minorities including Muslims equally. India should treat all Afghans equally, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said, taking exception to the stipulation in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, that only Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from that country …

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Militants who killed six family members shot dead

AT News KABAUL: At least three Taliban militants, who gunned downed six members of a family in Andkhoy district of northern Faryab province, have been shot dead by the Afghan security forces, local officials confirmed on Monday. Provincial Police Spokesman, Abdul Karim Yorush said the militants have been killed in …

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Editorial: Walk the talk!

A watchdog has alleged that the government has perpetrated almost half of the violence against journalists in 2019 – including intimidation, beating and temporary detentions – while utterly flying in the face of the establishment’s stern claims about protecting journalists. The findings of a media advocacy group named Journalists’ Safety …

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18 insurgents killed in latest ops

AT News KABUL: At least 18 Taliban militants have been killed and six others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials said Monday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army …

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