TimeLine Layout

June, 2021

  • 12 June

    Karzai discuss peace efforts with UN envoy on Afghanistan, Regional Issues

    AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai on Saturday met with Jean Arnault, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy on Afghanistan and Regional Issues, discussing the Afghan peace process and regional cooperation in support of the process. Office of Former President said in a statement that UN Secretary-General’s representative for …

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  • 12 June

    Taliban shoot five people dead in Paghman

    AT News KABUL: The Taliban shot five people dead in Paghman districts of capital Kabul, the interior ministry said on Saturday. A spokesman for the ministry, Ahmad Zia Zia said that the insurgents abducted these individuals and then opened fired on them. These individuals were kidnapped while they were on …

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  • 12 June

    Taliban opposes presence of any foreign troops

    AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: In reaction to the reports that some foreign troops might stay in Afghanistan to ensure the security of airports and diplomatic missions, the Taliban said it opposes any foreign troops presence. In a statement, the Taliban said that it opposes the presence of any foreign troops …

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  • 12 June

    Afghanistan sees biggest spike in COVID-19 deaths as lockdown tightened

    Health ministry reported 67 deaths, 973 new infections in last 24 hours AT News KABUL: Afghanistan reported 67 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 3,527, marking the biggest spike in single-day death toll as the country already began a two weeks lockdown to stop the wild …

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  • 12 June

    Afghanistan to resume COVID-19 vaccination drive

    AT News KABUL: Afghanistan would resume COVID-19 vaccination drive as on Saturday it received a batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China amid a surge in infections and deaths, the Presidential Palace (ARG) said in a statement. According to the statement, the Chinese government has donated 700,000 doses of Sinopharm …

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  • 12 June

    152 Taliban fighters killed in latest military stings

    AT News KABUL: At least 152 Taliban insurgents were killed and 74 others wounded in a series of military operations carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said on Saturday.   Backed by the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security …

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  • 12 June

    Uzbekistan donates 1,000 Oxygen Balloons to Afghanistan as Covid-19 peaking

    AT News KABUL: Tashkent donated 1,000 oxygen balloons to Kabul as the numbers of infections are in a rapid rise with hospitals running out of medical equipments. The ventilators were handed over to the Afghan health officials in Hairatan port located in the northern province of Balkh. The ministry of …

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  • 12 June

    Discussion continues on functioning Kabul Airport: NATO

    AT News KABUL: NATO is working with several allies including Turkey to run and function Kabul Airport after the foreign troops pullout, head of the organization said on Friday. NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg said that Ankara “is today a key ally when it comes” running the airport. This comes …

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  • 12 June

    Child rescued as 10 people drowned in Nangarhar’s river

    AT News KABUL: Ten people including a woman and child were drowned after a boat capsized off in a river in eastern Nangarhar province. Provincial Spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said Saturday on Twitter that the boat was capsized off on Saturday morning after the cable “hold the boat was slashed” in …

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  • 12 June

    Karzai saddened by well-known academic figure’s death

    AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai expressed sadness over the death of a well-known university instructor and archeologist, Mohammad Rasool Bawari. Former President in a statement called late Bawari’s death a tragedy, saying that he provided  an academic work on archeology and as well as educational service for children …

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