TimeLine Layout

February, 2015

  • 21 February

    Ghani optimistic about peace talks with Taliban

    AT News Report-KABUL: Expressing optimism over the peace talks with the Taliban, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said Saturday that Afghanistan is moving on the right track to achieve lasting peace and stability. He shared the optimism about the Afghan-led peace process during a press conference with the US Defense Secretary …

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  • 21 February

    National Archives deprived of historical documents

    Govt fails to purchase manuscripts from citizens, foreigners By Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi: National Archives is located in Deh-e-Afghanan area of Kabul City. Cultural and historical documents of Afghanistan are kept for public access. The internal conflicts brought destruction to many parts of the country and turned important structures into ruins but …

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  • 21 February

    Weapons made in neighboring countries make way to Afghanistan

    KABUL: Kabul Police Chief on Saturday said that illegal weapons are making way to Afghanistan from neighboring countries which had created serious security issues for the Afghan government. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi in a press conference told newsmen that different types of weapons produced in neighboring countries are brought into …

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  • 21 February

    Islamabad reviews Afghan-Pak JEC progress

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Pakistan’s Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, received briefing over progress made by the Pak-Afghanistan Joint Economic Commission (JEC) aimed at overhauling ties between the two neighboring countries. According to Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), a state-owned news agency, Dar chaired an inter-ministerial meeting on the Implementation Status …

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  • 21 February

    Afghanistan all set to enhance ties with India’s Assam: Afghan envoy

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan’s ambassador to New Delhi said the Afghan government is going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Assam very soon in order to boost ties with the India’s province which could help Kabul to a great extent in strengthening economy. According to a media statement, …

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  • 21 February

    New U.S. defense chief arrives in Kabul to meet Afghan officials

    KABUL: The new U.S defense secretary arrived on Saturday in Kabul on an unannounced visit to meet Afghan officials and foreign troops, the US department of defense said. The US defense department twitted that Pentagon’s new chief Ash Carter had arrived in Kabul early today morning. Carter was welcomed by …

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  • 20 February

    Acting governors and corruption

    Allegations against acting governors in different provinces have surfaced. The Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee and Provincial Council members have stood together in condemning the growing corruption of the acting governors to draw attention of the government towards the malpractices of the acting governors. It’s believed that power corrupts …

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  • 20 February

    Afghan peace process: President appreciates Pakistan’s efforts

    AT News Report-KABUL: In the aftermath of Pakistan’s efforts and struggles to help the Afghan government for bringing the Taliban to negotiation table, President Ashraf Ghani on Friday commended Pakistan’s efforts for putting the reconciliation process back on the right track. The presidential Palace (Arg) said in a statement that …

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  • 20 February

    Afghanistan imports $42m worth of dairy products annually

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan as an agricultural country and with having more than two million cattle, still imports $42 million worth of dairy products from neighboring countries per annum, said official on Friday. According to figures by the Central Statistics Organization (CSO), Afghanistan produces around 1.5 million tons of dairy …

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  • 20 February

    Kerry believes AfPak ties will reach zenith

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said that there has been huge improvement cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad, and he believes that the relation would reach improve further. Praising the efforts of Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan’s Army Chief, General Rahil Sharif in …

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