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Pashton politician tells Pakistan; ‘Stop interfering’ in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: Pashton Politician and Provincial President of Awami National Party of Pashtonkhwa, Aimal Wali Khan called on the Pakistani government to stop interference in Afghanistan. He said that Afghanistan is an independent country. According to him, thousands of terrorists are crossing from Pakistan to Afghanistan, where they triggered …

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Ghani, Dostum discuss security situation

AT News KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met on Saturday the former Vice President Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum and discussed the worsening security situation in the country. Following escalation of conflict and violence in different parts of the country particularly in northern provinces recently, Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum returned from …

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Karzai condemns Menapal’s assassination

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the assassination of Dawa Khan Menapal, head of the government media and information center. “I was sadly aware that head of the government media and Information center, Dawa Khan Menapal was martyred as a result of a terrorist attack- which has …

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385 Taliban “terrorists” killed in crackdowns

AT News KABUL: At least 385 Taliban terrorists were killed and 210 others wounded during crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. Afghan security forces succeeded to kill 385 Taliban militants during clashes and counters attacks in …

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Karzai displeased, saddened over killing of historian in Uruzgan

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai expressed sorrow over the “martyr” of a historian, Abdullah Atifi who was tortured and killed by armed men in Taliban-controlled area in the southern province of Urozgan. Office of the former president said in a statement that late Atifi had national views and …

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Dawa Khan Minapal assassinated in Kabul

AT News KABUL: Director of government’s media and information center was assassinated by the Taliban terrorists in Kabul – in the latest in a string of attacks against senior Afghan officials in the wake of increased air strikes by Afghan forces. Minapal, a former presidential spokesman and head of the …

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Taliban storm provincial capital of Nimroz

AT News KABUL: Taliban fighters entered Zaranj city, the provincial capital of Nimroz in the southwest of country on Friday. Media reports and videos on social networks showed tens of fighters holding guns walking at the entrance of provincial governor’s office and the police department in Zaranj city. Government officials …

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Five civilians killed in Wardak rocket attack

AT News KABUL: At least five civilians including women and children were killed and three others wounded when a rocket fired by the Taliban hit a public transportation in central Wardak province, an official said on Friday. Provincial Police Chief, Mohammad Mustafa Mayar said the incident happened in the Chahar …

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21-year-old girl shot dead by Taliban in Balkh

AT News KABUL: The Taliban militants have shot a 21-year old girl dead, blaming her for not wearing a veil in Balkh district of northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday. Provincial Police spokesman, Adil Shah Adil said that the incident happened on Tuesday in Samarkandian area of Balkh …

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Afghanistan records 428 daily virus cases

AT News KABUL: Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday said that it has recorded 428 new cases and 28 fatalities countrywide since Tuesday. Ministry said that out of 2,946 suspected samples tested in laboratories in the past 24 hours, 428 were reported positive. The total tally since the outbreak of …

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