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Peace parley in limbo over prisoner swap

 ‘Afghan government and the Taliban need to reach an agreement to resolve controversies related to the Afghan peace bid’ AT News KABUL: The reconciliation council calls on the government and Taliban to “peacefully resolve the problems over prisoner swap” as Ghani administration still insists on keeping 600 Taliban prisoners suspected …

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Afghan peace has become ‘proxy effort’

“ISI agents in the system must be confronted,” ex-NDS head Rahmatullah Nabil says. “Discrimination, corruption and injustice have reached their peak.” AT News KABUL: Former spy chief, Rahmatullah Nabil criticized disagreements between President Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation, saying that discrimination, corruption and …

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Two killed in Kabul shootout

AT News KABUL: Two people were killed and two others wounded after a verbal dispute turned into gun shooting in Kabul city, a security source confirmed. The source, who was talking on condition of anonymity, said that some vagabonds were holding a party with women dancing on 15th of July …

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Ghor clash leaves four commandos dead

AT News KABUL: Local officials in western Ghor said that four members of the Afghan National Commandos were killed and four others wounded in the fight against the Taliban insurgents in Ferozkoh, the provincial capital city. Head of Provincial National Army, Mahmood Andarabi said the Taliban attacked the security force …

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46 civilians killed in one week of warfare

93 other civilians were wounded in 401 attacks committed by the Taliban—violence remains high AT News KABUL: At least 46 civilians were killed and 93 others wounded in the violence committed by the Taliban in the past one week, an uptick in violence that could jeopardize the fragile peace process. …

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