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Nabil hints Trump’s Afghanistan policy may persist

AT News KABUL: The Former Chief of Intelligence, Rahmatullah Nabil has said that the outgoing US President Donald Trump’s heterodox policy would “linger on” for a while in Afghanistan. “As a result of mismanagement of his envoy, Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, Afghanistan’s nascent semi-democratic democracy, as well as war and peace …

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Devastated by Trump’s defeat, Taliban try to woo Biden

Experts believe that U.S. president-elect Joe Biden will be highly likely to not follow on Trump’s footsteps in handling the Taliban, and that there is possibility of far-reaching foreign-policy realignments in Washington towards Afghanistan Seddiq Hussainy KABUL: After Joe Biden defeated his Republican incumbent rival Donald Trump in the high-stakes …

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Car bombing in Kandahar kills 8, wounds 35

AT News KABUL: At least eight people were killed and scores injured when a car filled with explosives detonated in the southern province of Kandahar, provincial officials confirmed. The explosive-laden car was detonated close to a police headquarters late Sunday in the Maiwand district, district governor Obaidullah Khan said. Khan …

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Army strikes pound Taliban hideouts, killing 27

AT News KABUL: At least 27 Taliban fighters have been killed and 14 others received injuries in fresh crackdowns conducted by the Afghan security forces in different provinces around the country in the past 24 hours, defense ministry said Monday. Several Taliban attacks were prevented in Gizab and Trinkot districts …

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VP unveils findings on Kabul University attack

AT News KABUL: First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, spoke Monday on fresh findings about a terrorist attack on the Kabul University, one week after the incident happened. He said that the assailants committed suicide by detonating grenades at the last moments when security forces arrived at the scene. According to …

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Hekmatyar to visit Qatar amid stalled peace negotiations

AT News KABUL: The leader of the Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, will fly to Doha amid fragile peace negotiations that have been at pause after Kabul University attack and other deadly insurgent attacks around the country. Although the Taliban denied responsibility, the Afghan government blames the militants for the attack which …

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