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Post-election wrangling is hitting full tilt

Controversy surrounds paradoxical statements of the duo election commissions AT News KABUL: Tempers are running high as post-election dispute is hitting full tilt amid a ratcheting up of pressure on both the election commissions to bring affairs under control and a recent resurfacing of paradoxical statements of both the panels …

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The New Generation of Diplomats

By Aisha Khurram We have always been fascinated by dreams, dreams of having a better world, without evil and hatred, where everyone has a place, where there are plenty of opportunities for development and growth, a world where there’s food to eat, air to breath and place to sleep for …

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Violence Mounts amidst Peace Process

By Masom Jan Masomy Since the National Unity Government (NUG) consisted under Mohammad Ashraf Ghani presidency in 2014, the Afghanistan’s war goes up the highest peak. Taliban increased its control over the vast land of Afghanistan, where the war extended to larger cities, collapsed some of them by Taliban. Kunduz …

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“Mountains and rivers link Afghanistan and China”

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s message to his Afghan counterpart Idrees Zaman on occasion of 65th anniversary of establishment of Sino-Afghan diplomatic relations “His Excellency Mr. Idrees Zaman Acting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Your Excellency, As the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of …

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Editorial: Gears up for peace

The topic of inking a US-Taliban peace deal is in full swing and the prospects of it seems relatively high considering the progress made so far. The Taliban describe the only issue that needs to be sorted out now is the ‘date’ to sign the peace agreement. It’s even hinted …

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Watchdog blames govt. for violence against journalists

AT News KABUL: A watchdog has alleged the government has perpetrated almost half of the violence against journalists in 2019 – including intimidation, beating and temporary detentions – just in rebuke of authorities’ pompous homilies about protection of journalists. “Out of 105 cases of violence, there are five murders, 18 …

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Qaisari envisages to tighten grip on north zone security

AT News KABUL: Militia leader Nezamuddin Qaisari has asked the government to provide him with a 1,200-strong force to ensure northern borders, sources close to the government said, as reports say of negotiations between the government and Qaisari. Last year, the government launched a vast operation in Mazar-e-Sharif city, provincial …

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