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Qureshi Urges US to Remain Engaged in Afghanistan

Qureshi Urges US to Remain Engaged in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at an event Thursday hosted by a think tank in Washington, D.C. called on the United States to remain engaged in Afghanistan even if it eventually withdraws its troops from the country. Speaking at a discussion held by the Center for Strategic …

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Afghan Prisoners Break Paktia Jail

Afghan Prisoners Break Paktia Jail

GARDEZ – According to local reports, at least seven prisoners broke out the central jail in Paktia and fled away on Sunday evening, officials confirmed. Abdullah Hasrat, a provincial spokesperson said seven prisoners have fled from Paktia’s central jail in Gardez city. “Prisoners who fled from the jail had been …

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Feature: Violation of Constitution by NUG in Last Five Years

Violation of Constitution by NUG in Last Five Years

Sixteen years have passed since the establishment of Afghan Constitution. According to many legal analysts, the Afghan constitution, despite its shortcomings, is one of the most advanced in the region. Sixteen years ago, after the fall of the Taliban regime and the beginning of new political era, the Afghan people …

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Interaction Between Govt and Parliament Vital: VP

Interaction Between Govt and Parliament Vital: VP

KABUL – In a meeting held with participation of a number of representatives of people in lower house of parliament yesterday at Vice President Office, various political and social issues were reviewed and discussed. In the meeting attended by second deputy speaker of the house and a number of lawmakers, …

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More Than 250 Million Workers Protest Against Modi Government

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NEW DELHI – More than 250 million workers from 10 trade union centers and independent industry federations on Wednesday launched a 24-hour strike in India against government economic policies and labor reforms. Popular resistance against the ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) is growing as millions of workers have joined the …

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NATO Chief Postpones His Afghanistan Visit

NATO Chief Postpones His Afghanistan Visit

KABUL – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has postponed a planned visit to Afghanistan due to recent developments in the region, according to a statement issued by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s office, following a phone call between them. Stoltenberg apologized to Ghani for failing to visit Afghanistan as planned, but he …

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Afghanistan, Tajikistan Sign Railroad Agreement

Afghanistan, Tajikistan Sign Railroad Agreement

DUSHANBE – The Afghan Ministry of Transport has signed the agreement on the establishment of a railroad between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The agreement was signed between Mohammad Yama Shams, head of the Afghanistan Railway Authority, and Khudayar Khudayaarzada, Tajikistan’s Minister of Transport, on Monday in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The signing ceremony …

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MoD Plans to Establish National Women Military Council

MoD Plans for Establishment of National Women Military Council

KABUL – Ministry of Defense (MoD) says the ministry’s plan for creation of national women military council and world women military council has been approved by presidential office and international organizations. In a statement released by the MoD yesterday, it was said that ministry of defense suggested plan for establishment …

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