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Taking Stock of the Taliban’s Perspectives on Peace

As peace talks in Afghanistan unfold, the Taliban’s positions on a number of critical topics to be discussed with the Afghan government remain ambiguous or undefined. The group has undertaken some preparatory deliberations but has a long way to go before it reaches consensus on ideas for Afghanistan’s future. It …

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A local resident killed by Taliban in Takhar

AT News KABUL: The Taliban insurgents killed an elder and abducted his son in Dasht-e-Qala district of northern Takhar province, local officials said, highlighting the group’s cruel and violent conduct with the people of Afghanistan who expect a possible peace deal with them in the future to end the longest …

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Editorial: Baby steps to economic recovery

It’s without a doubt that the coronavirus pandemic’s fallout has put a big dent on world economies, as well as trade and transit between countries, while Afghanistan has been no exception. However, it seems that after flattening the curve and going past the peak of cases, Afghanistan is gradually going …

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Eight drug traffickers sentenced to prison

AT News KABUL: At least eight drug runners have been sentenced to years behind bars after being found guilty of drug trafficking, the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said on Tuesday. The prosecution made in the past one week. According to CJTF, three drug traffickers were sentenced to five years’ …

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16 covid-19 patients die in last 24 hours

AT News KABUL: 16 patients have lost their lives battling the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, Afghan health officials said on Monday. In total, 1,344 patients lost lives since the virus outbreak started in the country nearly six months ago. According to health officials, 107 new cases were registered …

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