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Political Rivals Warn of Fighting as Pakistan’s Khan Seeks Dissolving Parliament

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Pakistan’s political turmoil grew up on Sunday when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan refrained from an attempt to oust him and sought fresh elections after dissolving parliament, a move the opposition called treasonously and vowed to fight. The deputy speaker of parliament, a member of Khan’s …

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Afghanistan Must Not Be Forgotten: IOM

AT News KABUL: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in a report called on the international community to not forget Afghanistan, as the country is facing a severe humanitarian crisis. The statement said that thousands of Afghans cross borders every week in both directions, seeking means to secure their futures. While …

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Muslimyar Urges Islamic Emirate to Engage in Negotiations with its Rivals

AT News KABUL: The former speaker of the government’s senate, Fazal Hadi Muslimyar urged the Islamic Emirate to engage in negotiations with its rivals. He suggested that the Afghans are tired of the looming waves of war in Afghanistan. “They (Islamic Emirate) should negotiate and sit down with its armed …

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Guterres Says he ‘Deeply Regret’ Suspension of Schools for Girls Above Grade Six

AT News KABUL: The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that he “deeply regrets” the closing of schools for girls in grades 7-12 in Afghanistan. “Support for the rights of Afghan women & girls is support that lifts children out of hunger & communities out of poverty,” he said.  “I deeply …

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Karzai Meets Members of Afghan Saffron Union

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai met with the members of the Afghan Saffron Union in Kabul. The office of the former president said that the members of the saffron union shared their concerns over the problems exist ahead of the saffron products and business in the country. Karzai …

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Save The Children Says Hunger Threatening Life of 14 Million Afghan Children

AT News KABUL: Save the Children in a recent report voiced concern about the Afghan children’s status and warned that hunger is threatening the life of 14 million children in Afghanistan. The organization called on the international community to boost up efforts to provide support to the people of Afghanistan. …

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Islamic Scholars Urge Islamic Emirate to Reopen Schools for Girls

AT News KABUL: Dozens of Islamic Scholars in a gathering in Kabul urged the Islamic Emirate to reopen the schools for girls above sixth. They stressed that there is no Islamic (Sharia) justification for depriving girls of education if an Islamic environment is facilitated with females’ respecting Hijab.  “If the …

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Chinese FM Calls for Release of Afghan Assets

AT News KABUL: The third Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of the Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan was held in China, reached eight pronged consensus about the situation in Afghanistan. The meeting was attended by the foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, and Qatar, where they called for …

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World Bank Suspends Project Worth of $600 Million in Reaction to Ban on Girls School

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: The World Bank has suspended four projects in Afghanistan worth $600 million amid concerns over a decision by the Islamic Emirate to ban girls from returning to public high schools, the bank said. The projects, to be funded under the revamped Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund, were …

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Trilateral Meeting Held Between FMs from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan

AT News KABUL: The foreign ministers of Afghanistan, China and Pakistan held a trilateral meeting in China, where they discussed the regional cooperation and mutual interests. The meeting was attended by the acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, …

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