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Feature: Factors Behind the Govt Failure to Fight Corruption

corruption in Afghanistan

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in its latest report that the Afghan government’s efforts to combat corruption could not have a positive impact on the lives of many Afghans. The United Nations has stressed that sustainable and effective efforts to combat corruption in Afghanistan are essential …

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Feature: Rising Optimism for Intra-Afghan Peace Process

Rising optimism for intra-Afghan peace process

The United States Special Representative for Reconciliation in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, met Taliban representatives in Qatar, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa in Islamabad and Afghan leaders in Kabul, starting from Saturday last week. The visits were meant to pave the way for the intra-Afghan peace talks …

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Feature: Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan After the Ceasefire

Prospects of Peace After the Ceasefire

The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire across Afghanistan during Eid. The Afghan government welcomed it. These three days were comparatively peaceful days for the people of Afghanistan. The relative calm after days of violence and war promised people happiness and hope for peace. The ceasefire was warmly welcomed by the …

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Feature: Political Agreement Between Ghani and Abdullah

Political Agreement between Ghani and Abdullah

After three months of political strife, the two “sworn presidents” of Afghanistan – Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah – finally made peace on May 17, under a political agreement. This agreement was really vital for Afghanistan, as the country had once again reached a political impasse due to the failure …

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Brutal Attacks, Stalled Peace and Opportunist Ghani

Brutal Attacks, Stalled Peace and Opportunist Ghani

By Zeba Noori May 12 in Afghanistan turned out to be another dark day in the history of the country, as it witnessed a couple of dreadful and brutal attacks on guiltless civilians. An attack on a maternity hospital in Dasht-e-Barchi, Kabul, took the lives of 24 people, mostly pregnant …

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Feature: The Curse of Leadership in Afghanistan

feature, the curse of leadership in Afghanistan

Political controversy continues in Afghanistan after the announcement of last year’s presidential election, and the political situation in the country is deteriorating in many ways. In the meantime, the economic situation is getting worse and may keep the same trend for some time in the near future. The cessation of …

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