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Int’l meeting on Afghan peace soon in China

AT News Reports KABUL: China is likely to host an international meeting regarding Afghan peace process, in which US, Europe, India and other officials from neighboring countries of Afghanistan would participate to exchange views, sources said Sunday. A well-placed government official, who wished to go unnamed, , told Pajhwok Afghan …

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Khalilzad in Qatar for seventh round of Taliban talks

AT News Report KABUL:The US special envoy for Afghan peace, Zalmay Khalilzad arrived Friday in Doha, capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar to resume the seventh round of negotiations with Taliban representatives over peace in Afghanistan. He has reportedly held an unofficial meeting with the militant negotiators prior …

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80 Taliban fighters killed in Faryab army operation

AT News Report KABUL: The Army’s Special Forces conducted an operation against Taliban strongholds in the northern province of Faryab, killing 80 insurgents, military officials said. A statement released by the 209 Shaheen Military Corps, said that there were 16 key commanders of the Taliban group among the dead, while …

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Government says to ban illegal mining

AT News Report KABUL: The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum says it would ban “illegal exploitation of mineral resources” to serve national interests. Acting Minister, Narges Nehan, said Wednesday at a press conference that the ministry began survey across the country to find illegal exploitation of mineral resources and ultimately …

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