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Karzai calls for resumption of Kabul-Taliban talks

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai expressed concerns over a delay in the negotiations between government and Taliban delegations over the prisoner swap. “I am concerned about the lack of progress in the government-Taliban Movement talks on the release of prisoners. I urge the United States to deliver on …

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Six killed over land dispute in Nangarhar

AT News KABUL: At least six people were killed and another 16 injured in a dispute over land in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials confirmed. The incident took place on Wednesday in the Nazyan district, according to provincial governor, Shah Mahmood Miakhil. “Unfortunately, last day in the district of …

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Rampant insecurity stymies peace in Takhar

AT News KABUL: While efforts are accelerated for peace in the country, Taliban have intensified attacks in some areas particularly in Takhar province in the northeast. These attacks on the provincial capital of Taloqan and some districts have caused people lose trust in peace efforts. “People are increasingly concerned here. …

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Kabul ramps up coronavirus response

KABUL: A 1,600-member police taskforce has been deployed in Kabul to implement a strict lockdown in effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic, asking millions of citizens to stay at home. Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said 1,600 police forces were tasked to implement lockdown seriously and react against violators in …

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Taliban rebels kill eight civilians in Balkh

AT News KABUL: Local officials in northern Balkh province said that the Taliban rebels have shot dead eight civilians in Sholgara district of the province. The civilians had been earlier abducted by the Taliban in Nahar-e-Surkh village of Sholgara, said provincial police spokesman Adelshah Adel. A woman and a child …

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Afghanistan releases 100 Taliban prisoners

KABUL: Government of Afghanistan has set free 100 Taliban prisoners following storms of criticism from the United States and the Taliban itself for constant delays to do so. Reports suggest that the government has not freed fifteen Taliban commanders whom the Taliban demanded be freed too at the earliest. President …

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3 killed over kite-running dispute in Kabul

AT News KABUL: Dispute over kite flying has left at least three (kite runners) dead in Kabul, a capital city where its security and health officials are scrambling to halt the spread of wild coronavirus outbreak that so far killed 14 across the country and over 420 others were infected. …

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EU continues to push for cease-fire in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The EU Delegation in agreement with EU Heads of Mission based in Kabul have called for an immediate implementation of a comprehensive and nation-wide humanitarian ceasefire in Afghanistan, in line with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres´ appeal for a stop to armed conflicts. The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening …

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