Home / Tag Archives: Afghanistan (page 31)

Tag Archives: Afghanistan

US-Taliban Deal “Will Likely Fail to Decrease Terrorism”

Afghan Delegation and Taliban Talks in Doha ‘Canceled’

KABUL – A potential US-Taliban peace deal “will likely” fail to prevent Afghanistan from coping with terrorists and descending into a “narco-state,” the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said in a new report issued Thursday. SIGAR chief John Sopko released the agency’s High-Risk List report, which covers …

Read More »

EU to Provide €27 Million Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan

Europe

BRUSELS – The European Commission will provide €2 million worth of humanitarian assistance the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in Afghanistan which devastated large parts of the country in early March. The funds will be used to provide food, shelter, water and sanitation, as well as essential household …

Read More »

11 Daesh Militants Killed, Wounded in Airstrikes

11 Daesh Militants Killed, Wounded in Airstrikes

KABUL – At least 11 militants affiliated with the Daesh Group were killed or wounded in separate airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to informed military sources, the airstrikes were carried out in Achin and Deh Bala districts of Nangarhar province in past 24 hours. The sources …

Read More »

Khan’s Comments on Afghanistan ‘Misinterpreted’

Khan’s Comments on Afghanistan ‘Misinterpreted’

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday clarified that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s recent remarks on Afghanistan have been misinterpreted and reported out of context in the media which led to unwarranted reaction from various quarters. “In his comments, the PM had referred to Pakistan’s model where elections …

Read More »

Ethnic Discrimination Impedes Afghanistan’s Stability: Report

Ethnic Discrimination Impedes Afghanistan’s Stability Report

KABUL – Twenty-five percent of Afghans are victims of ethnic, linguistic and religious discrimination while 14 percent are faced with negative consequences of the practice, says a study. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) conducted the research study titled “Evaluation of Average Implementation of the International Convention on Elimination …

Read More »

92,600 Afghan Refugees Return Home in 2019: UN

92,600 Afghan Refugees Return Home in 2019: UN

KABUL – Over 92,600 Afghan refugees have returned home from Pakistan and Iran since January, United Nations migration agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM), reported Tuesday. “About 92,698 Afghans return from Iran and Pakistan since January 1, 2019,” said IOM in a statement. A total of 88,516 Afghans have reportedly …

Read More »

Zalmay Khalilzad to Tour Kabul, Islamabad

Zalmay Khalilzad to Tour Kabul, Islamabad

WASHINGTON – Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for Afghanistan, began a fresh tour that will take him to Islamabad and Kabul, besides other capitals in the region, for a new round of talks with the Taliban, the State Department said on Tuesday. Mr Khalilzad will also visit Belgium, Britain, Jordan …

Read More »

Police Chief Sells PRT Equipment Worth $7 Million: Source

Police Chief Sells PRT Equipment Worth $7 Million: Source

SHARANA – A reliable source told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incumbent Police Chief of Paktika Brig. Gen. Ghulam Sakhi Rogh Liwani had sold PRT equipment to a businessman Sayed Rahman Khosti. “Press machines and functioning generators and other machines of the PRT were sold and sent to Pakistan. Liwani …

Read More »

Germany Extends Forces Mission in Afghanistan

Germany Extends Forces Mission in Afghanistan

KABUL – Germany has extended its forces mission in Afghanistan by 2020, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said in a statement on Sunday. Appreciating Germany’s assistance and cooperation over the last eighteen years, the government and people of Afghanistan welcome and support the extension of that country’s forces presence, the statement …

Read More »

Feature: How to Attain Lasting Peace in Afghanistan?

How to attain lasting peace in Afghanistan

Recently, the negotiations to establish lasting peace in Afghanistan have been held in different places and a couple of talks were organized with Taliban in Doha and Moscow. The US which is the ally of National Unity Government (NUG), after 17 years of war, wants to sign peace agreement with …

Read More »