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41 civilians killed in five days of warfare

AT News KABUL: At least 41 civilians, including women and children, were killed in the latest wave of attacks across the country in the last five days, the human rights commission said on Tuesday. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has expressed its deepest concern over the increase of civilian …

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Afghanistan sees drop in covid-19 cases

AT News KABUL: Afghanistan has reported fewer coronavirus cases on Tuesday after the health ministry recorded 279 new cases in the last 24 hours that brought the total tally to 31,517 across the country. 12 patients have lost their lives battling the virus and 197 others recovered during this period, …

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Afghan forces blamed for civilian casualties in Helmand

AT News KABUL: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has blamed the Afghan security forces for killing of over 20 civilians in a mortar attacks in Sangin district of Helmand province. “UNAMA’s initial impartial findings indicate Afghan National Army mortars inflicted heavy civilian casualties Monday at market in …

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A ‘wanted criminal’ arrested in Kabul

AT News KABUL: The Kabul police have arrested a ‘wanted criminal’ during a fresh crackdown to help boost security of the city. Anti-crime cell of Kabul police conducted a purposive operation, in which the head of a criminal gang was detained in PD 2nd, said Kabul Police Spokesman, Ferdaws Farmarz. …

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Editorial: Revisit strategy!

With the all-Afghan talks anticipated to kick-off, in the best-case scenario, by the end of July, the required commitments which were supposed to pave the ground for them haven’t been met yet. Of them, the reduction in violence and early release of prisoners are considered to be the sine qua …

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