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“Educated youth can lead to progress”

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai met Wednesday with the representatives of elders and youth from the northeastern province of Badakhshan as well as the southern province of Zabul separately in his office, where they asked for Karzai Foundation’s cooperation for scholarships in higher education facilities. Karzai addressed …

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HPC optimistic to Pompeo’s peace remarks

AT News Report KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) says that the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo’s recent statements on the Afghan peace process caused hopes. Pompeo met President Ashraf Ghani in an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday, where he hoped to reach a peace deal with the …

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322 dead in six-month traffic accidents

AT News Report KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health said Wednesday that traffic-related accidents have taken more lives than suicide bombings in the country. Addressing International Day for Road Safety, Dr. Mamusa Zeewar, Deputy of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), said the ministry recorded 3,846 traffic incidents, in which 322 …

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Ghani to visit Pakistan amid peace talks

AT News Report KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani will leave Kabul (Thursday) for a two-day visit to Islamabad where he discusses peace talks and other mutual issues with the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan—however, critics continued attacking President for his planned trip to neighboring countries. “President Ghani will discuss four issues; …

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China ready to play guarantor role in any peace deal

AT News Report KABUL: National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib on Wednesday met China’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Deng Xijun—who is on a visit to Kabul—where both sides discussed issues related to peace and stability in the war-torn country. Ambassador Xijun briefed NSA Mohib about the Chinese efforts in the peace …

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Taliban killed two engineers in Logar

AT News Report KABUL: Two Afghan engineers were killed by the Taliban rebels in southeastern Logar province, local officials said Wednesday. “On Tuesday evening, the Taliban fighters killed two engineers in Porak village of Puli Alam (provincial capital),” said Provincial Governor’s Spokesman, Shamshad Laraway. The killed engineers were sent by …

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