Home / World (page 39)

World

Ghani condemns terrorist attack in India

“Collective efforts require to root terrorism out” AT News Report KABUL: Terrorism is a cancer in the region and its elimination requires collective efforts, President Ashraf Ghani said this in reaction to a deadly terrorist attack in India that killed 37, wounding five others. President Ghani strongly condemned the terrorist …

Read More »

‘No decision on troops pullout yet’

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: With indication to provide conditions for a political and peaceful solution, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that there is no decision on the table regarding troop’s pullout from Afghanistan. “The aim is of course not to be in Afghanistan forever, the aim is to …

Read More »

Two Moldovan pilots freed from Taliban captivity

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two Moldovan pilots have been freed after spending 3 1/2 years in captivity in Afghanistan, President Igor Dodon has announced on Monday. “At the end of the week or the beginning of next week, I’ll fly to Moscow to return with the aviators to Chisinau,” Dodon …

Read More »

U.S. says no timetable for Afghan troop withdrawal

KABUL: The US envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has said that Washington still has no timetable to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, brushing off claims by the rebel Taliban that a ‘military drawdown’ deal has been struck. Khalilzad said: “To be clear, no troop withdrawal timetable exists”. Taliban deputy …

Read More »

‘US committed to achieving durable peace in Afghanistan’

AT News Report KABUL: The US Secretary Mike Pompeo in a telephonic conversation with President Ashraf Ghani, reaffirmed his country’s commitment to achieving a durable peace in Afghanistan. The secretary underscored Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad’s role in facilitating an inclusive peace process, US Department of State said …

Read More »

Trump pushes for Afghanistan withdrawal amid Republican opposition

KABUL: As opposition of US Senate Republications is growing over Afghanistan drawdown, President Donald Trump reiterated on Tuesday his rhetoric considering withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. In his State of the Union address hours after the Senate voted overwhelmingly for keeping US forces in Afghanistan, Trump defended his position and recalled …

Read More »

U.S. Senate opposes withdrawal from Afghanistan

AT-KABUL: The US Senate voted on Monday to oppose the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Syria, breaking with President Donald Trump as he calls for a military drawdown in those countries. The lawmakers, voting resoundingly in favour of the American military stay in the war-torn country, warned a …

Read More »