TimeLine Layout

March, 2015

  • 17 March

    ICJ urged to prosecute Musharraf for supporting militancy

    By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: Civil society activists urged the International Court of Justice (ICG) to prosecute the former Pakistani military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, for his support to militant groups in Afghanistan. Musharraf in an interview with the Guardian recently confessed that when he was in power, Pakistan supported terrorist groups …

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  • 17 March

    19 insurgents killed in military operation

    AT-KABUL: At least 19 Taliban militants have been killed and another wounded a countrywide operations launched by Afghan forces over the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) In a press release issued on Tuesday said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and …

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  • 16 March

    Troop drawdown and housing market slump

    As foreign troops have already started drawdown, its implications on Afghan economy have started showing signs. As a first sign there was a sharp decline in foreign donations. And now as a second symptom of the crisis, housing market in the country has started declining. Given the pace of government’s …

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  • 16 March

    Ghani to visit India next month

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: On the invitation of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ashraf Ghani is likely to pay his first visit to India in April, said reports on Monday. India’s New Indian Express reported that Narendra Modi had invited Ghani to India on the sidelines of SAARC summit …

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  • 16 March

    Abdullah hails China’s support, stress on Afghan-led peace process

    AT-KABUL: The chief executive officer (CEO) of the country Abdullah Abdullah welcomed Beijing’s efforts to help the Afghan government in the reconciliation process with the Taliban, but said the process had to be Afghan-led. Delivering a lecture at the O.P Jindal Global University’s Sonipat campus the other day, Abdullah said …

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  • 16 March

    Security deterioration: WJ to summon security, HPC officials

    Details about peace process shared, says HPC’s spokesman Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) or Lower House of the Parliament on Monday decided to summon the security and High Peace Council (HPC) officials over growing insecurity. Expressing concerns over the rampant insecurity, the lawmakers have decided to summon the …

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  • 16 March

    S-Korea donates ambulances to health ministry

    By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABU: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) received six ambulances as part of the ongoing support provided by the Republic of Korea and the UNICEF to save the lives of women and children in provinces of Daikundi and Ghor. The ambulances procured by the UNICEF will be …

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  • 16 March

    Heart of Asia Conference: AfPak officials discuss arrangements

    AT-KABUL: High-ranking officials of the Afghan Foreign Ministry and Pakistani authorities discussed preparations for the upcoming Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad, a follow-up of the Istanbul Process. According to a press release issued here by the Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul, the meeting was held the other day here in …

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  • 16 March

    MoRR to hike repatriation grant for refugees to entice massive return

    Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations (MoRR) intends to increase the amount of return grant for the returning Afghan families with cooperation of the international donors. The minister of refugees Sayed Husain Aelemi Balkhi told the Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Monday that increasing the aid package for …

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  • 16 March

    NDS recovers ammunition in Paktia

    AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Monday said that huge caches of ammunition were recovered in Paktia province. In a media statement issued here, the spy agency said that NDS personnel discovered and confiscated three ammunition caches belonging to the Haqqani Network. The militant group wanted to use …

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