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Covid-19 cases surpass 22k

AT News KABUL: With 684 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, Afghanistan now officially recorded 22,143 coronavirus cases across the country. 21 deaths and 324 recoveries were reported during this period, counting the total dead as 405 since the spread of the virus in the society around three …

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Conservative Friends of Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN’S WAY FORWARD The Conservative Friends of Afghanistan (CFA) is an influential British lobby group, based in London, and supported by a wide range of Conservative MP’s. CFA’s mission is to provide independent analysis and engage in campaigning, advocacy, policy-work and lobbying to improve understanding of Afghanistan’s complex context and …

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Militants kill ex-senator in Logar

AT News KABUL: Wali Ahmadzai, a former Logar representative in the senate was killed by Taliban fighters in the province. Didar Lawang, provincial spokesman, said Tuesday that Ahmadzai was in Logar to attend his sister’s funeral that the insurgents killed him. Taliban have not yet commented on the allegation. Meanwhile, …

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Kabul and Taliban ‘stand ready’ for talks

The Afghan nation fretted and trembled through a litany of leadership schisms and governance flaws and through pangs of Taliban insurgency for years. But ramifications of the tedious peace process now seem to be unfolding. AT News KABUL: Afghanistan’s Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and …

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Coronavirus triggers economic crisis in Balkh

AT News KABUL: Officials in northern Balkh province say coronavirus lockdown has triggered an economic downturn, as thousands have lost their jobs. The situation is even exacerbated by an uptick in food prices. But the provincial officials said that the lockdown was aimed to avoid the spread of the pandemic …

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Covid-19 cases surge past 21k

AT News KABUL: With 542 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, Afghanistan now officially has 21,459 coronavirus cases with 384 deaths since the outbreak of the virus started around three months ago. The fragile health systems and carelessness of the Afghan masses over health advices could have unfold …

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