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First ever Indian yellow lentils cargo enters Kabul

KABUL: The first ever yellow lentilscargo donated by India has reached to Kabul through Iran’s Chabahar Port, officials said. Following Indian food donation, this country has donated 1998 metric tons of yellow lentils to Afghanistan. The first cargo of the yellow lentils has arrived today in Kabul and handed over …

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Khalilzad seeks Qatar’s role in Afghan peace quest

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: In his visit to Doha, the capital city of Qatar, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan’s Reconciliation, Zalamy Khalilzad on Friday held meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, in which both sides shed light over important issues …

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Petition signed to stop Afghan deportations from Finland

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Nearly 18,000 people in Finland signed Amnesty International Finland’s petition, which was handed over to interior minister Kai Mykkänen. The Finnish branch of human rights group Amnesty International has submitted a petition signed by nearly 18,000 people to the interior ministry, demanding that Finland stop deporting people …

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Pakistani cleric believes Afghans can solve own problems

PESHAWAR—A high level delegation from Afghanistan comprising former Jihadi commanders, religious figures and tribal chieftains called on leaders of two religious-politico parties of Jamaat Islami and Jamiat Ul Ulema Islam. According to credible sources, the delegates held a detailed meeting with Maulana Sami Ul Haq, chief of Jamiat Ul Ulema …

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US lashes out at Pakistan for not restricting Taliban, HQN

AT Monitoring Desk-The US State Department has said that the Pakistani administration has not restricted the Taliban group and Haqqani network from operating in sanctuaries inside Pakistan and threatening US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan. In a report, the State Department said that Pakistan had vowed to support peace talks …

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UN urges intra-Afghan talks with Taliban

AT-KABUL: The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday contended that intra-Afghan negotiations were important in restoring peace in the war-torn country and called for a dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Guterres addressing a press conference at the UN headquarters in New York said, “We know …

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Pakistan refuses Afghan trade with India through land routes

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Pakistan refuted the news that it has expressed readiness to talk on restoration of Afghanistan-India trade route using Pakistani’s land. “Pakistan has not agreed to consider Afghanistan-India trade through our land,” Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said. The rejection came after US said that Pakistan is …

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