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Afghanistan to Swap Taliban Militants for Captive Professors

Afghanistan to Swap Taliban Militants for Captive Professors

KABUL – Afghanistan will release two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group in exchange for an American and an Australian professor who were kidnapped in 2016, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday. According to Reuters report, the government’s decision to free Anas Haqqani and …

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Feature: Ghani’s Peace Plan is Unrealistic and Impracticable

Ghani’s Peace Plan is Unrealistic and Impracticable

Ghani’s peace plan that he has made after five years of his administration seems to be unrealistic in current situation that has caused concern among Afghan people. Peace plan is something that prescribes practical functions in a given domain. But what President Ghani has written is unfortunately not an effective …

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President Ghani Meets with JICA Chairman

JICA

TOKYO – President Ashraf Ghani discussed momentous projects of Japan in Afghanistan in a meeting with Shinichi Kitaoka, the chairman of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Tokyo, Presidential Palace said in the statement Thursday. “Afghanistan can take advantage of Japan’s successful models and approaches in agriculture, water management and …

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IEC Calls for Germany’s Help to Solve Computer Problems

IEC

KABUL – The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said that two German engineers from DERMALOG firm have come to Kabul to speed up the technical work of the IEC and the counting process. According to Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, spokesman of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), the German experts will …

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Ghani, Abdullah Meet US Senate Delegation in Kabul

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah met with a visiting US Senate delegation in Kabul, the Afghan Presidential Palace and Office of Chief Executive said in a statement. The delegation involved Democratic senators Margaret Hassan and Chirstopher Van Hollen. As per the statement by Presidential Palace, …

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Abdullah Rejects Ghani’s Order of Ahmadi’s Dismissal

Abdullah Rejects Ghani’s Order of Ahmadi’s Dismissal

KABUL – The Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s order regarding the dismissal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesperson. MoFA issued a statement late on Sunday, carrying a statement by the Chief Executive which stated that Sibghatullah Ahmadi, the spokesperson of …

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New President to Take Oath in Three Weeks: Ghani

New President to Take Oath in Three Weeks, Ghani

KABUL – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that the new president will take oath of office in next three weeks. This comes as the country’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said that final results from the poll would be announced on November 7, which is just over a …

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Abdullah and Bass React to Ghani’s Remarks on USAID

Abdullah and Bass React to Ghani’s Remarks on USAID

KABUL – Presidential runner and Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah and the US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass reacted to President Ashraf Ghani’s recent remarks regarding USAID. Abdullah said in a statement Mr. Ashraf Ghani questioned the effectiveness, performance and aids of USAID to Afghanistan during …

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Feature: Revelations Regarding Electioneering in Afghanistan

Feature: The Role of National, International Observers in the Transparency of Elections

The facts and events in Afghanistan clearly show that there are efforts underway regarding electioneering in upcoming presidential election, especially by those who must the guardians of democracy and democratic institutions. An official from Independent Election Commission (IEC) Afghanistan recently said that the report by security institutions about the closure …

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Karzai Responds to Ghani’s Remarks on Marshal Fahim

Karzai Responds to Ghani’s Remarks on Marshal Fahim

KABUL – The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai reacted to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s recent remarks about Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim. The former president said in a statement, “Unfortunately, indecent remarks were made about Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim during one of the election rallies.” Karzai further added that he found …

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