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Afghan leaders condemn Paris attacks

AT-KABUL: President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, Ex-President Hamid Karzai and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has strongly condemned the last night coordinated terror attacks in Paris, the capital of France. A statement issued here by the Presidential Palace said that President Ghani denounced the last night attack in Paris city, …

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Retaking Kohestanat district a top priority: Sar-e-Pul governor

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: While explaining his second 100-day action plan, Sar-e-Pul governor said that retaking Kohistanat district from the Taliban was in his top priority. Muhammad Zahir Wahdat assured people of the province that he will spare no efforts to ensure security of the province. “Nothing can be done without …

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Russia offers scholarships for Afghan diplomats

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Russian Embassy in Kabul has launched scholarship program for staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan. Russian Ambassador Alexander Mantytskiy said that it is the first time Russia has launched such program in recent history of Afghan-Russia relations. Russian Embassy in Kabul held a …

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Foreign forces abused detainees in Afghanistan: ICC

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The International Criminal Court (ICC) said that it had evidence suggesting that the US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have abused detainees. The ICC said the other day that inmates in the war-hit Afghanistan were subjected to psychological and physical abuse. According to Reuters, an international news agency, …

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Taliban splinter group’s commander killed

AT-KABUL: The Taliban splinter group’s commander Mullah Mansoor Dadullah was killed in a clash with rival group in southern Zabul province. Spokesman to the provincial governor Noor Islam Seyal said that after a clash between the Taliban rival groups, Mullah Mansoor Dadullah was killed in Khak-e-Afghan district of Zabul province …

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NDS arrests four militants

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Thursday claimed the arrest of a Daesh and three Taliban fighters in northern Takhar and Kunduz provinces. In a press statement issued here, the spy agency said that its operatives succeeded in arresting one Daesh and three Taliban militants in separate operations …

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