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3 Border Police Personnel Killed in Nangarhar

3 Border Police Personnel Killed in Nangarhar

JALALABAD – Three border police personnel, including a commander, were killed as a result of a roadside bombing in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning. Ghorzang, a local public representative, told news sources that a tank of border police struck the roadside bomb in the Gorgoray area of Haska Mena …

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Biden, Stoltenberg Discuss Counterterrorism in Afghanistan

Biden, Stoltenberg Discuss Counterterrorism in Afghanistan

KABUL – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke to US President Joe Biden on Tuesday night about the “range of challenges that NATO allies face, such as countering international terrorism, including in Afghanistan and Iraq,” NATO said in a statement. Stoltenberg welcomed President Biden’s focus on rebuilding alliances, stressing that …

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Blasts in Kabul Kill Two Policemen, Injure Four Others

Blasts in Kabul Kill Two policemen, Injure Four Others

KABUL – Two explosions targeted police vehicles on Wednesday morning in Kabul city, killing at least two Afghan National Police members and wounding four others, police confirmed. According to police, the first blast targeted an ANP ranger vehicle in the Daspachri area in PD15 of Kabul at around 8:04am. Two …

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Sources: Khalilzad’s Mission as US Peace Envoy Extended

Sources, Khalilzad’s Mission as US Peace Envoy Extended

KABUL – Joe Biden’s administration has extended Zalmay Khalilzad’s mission as the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation for an unspecific period of time, US sources have disclosed. US sources added that the Biden administration has started the assessment of the US-Taliban peace deal signed between the two sides in …

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Pakistan to Boost Markets Along Pak-Afghan Border

Pakistan to Boost Markets Along Pak-Afghan Border

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Foreign Ministry, in a press statement, said that Afghan Foreign Minister, Haneef Atmar on Monday in a telephone conversation spoke with Shah Mahmood Qureshi wherein both discussed matters of mutual interest. According to the statement, Qureshi stressed strengthening trade policies between the two countries, adding to the …

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Blast in Kabul Kills a Civilian

Blast in Kabul Kills a Civilian

KABUL – At least one person was killed in a blast that hit a vehicle in Kabul city on Tuesday morning, Kabul police confirmed in a statement. The blast took place about 11:15 am local time in PD5 of Kabul city, Kabul police said, who added that an investigation into …

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Mullah Baradar Visits Iran to Discuss Security Situation

Mullah Baradar Visits Iran to Discuss Security Situation

KABUL – The Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar led a delegation that visited Iran, Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem said on Tuesday. The spokesperson said that the delegation will talk to Iranian officials about the relations between the two countries, the situation of Afghan refugees, and the current political …

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President Ghani Meets Afghan Political Figures

President Ghani Meets Afghan Political Figures

KABUL – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Monday, met with Hamid Karzai, Former President, Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, and Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, Jihadi Leader, at Presidential Palace (Arg). Based on the Presidential Palace statement, the meeting focused on ceasefire, violence reduction, political consensus, …

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Afghan Taliban Commander Shot Dead Near Peshawar

Afghan Taliban Commander Shot Dead Near Peshawar

PESHAWAR – Gunmen have killed a senior and influential Afghan Taliban commander near Peshawar, a Taliban leader and a family member said on Sunday. The gunmen sprayed bullets at Commander Abdul Samad Mullah Toor when he was offering morning prayers at a mosque in Muslim City area near Tarnab, a …

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IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

IED Explosion Targets Armored Vehicle in Kabul

KABUL – An armored Land Cruiser was targeted in an early morning IED explosion in Kabul’s PD4 area in yet another targeted attack. This time there were no casualties reported, police confirmed. The incident happened at around 7.35am in Parwan-e-Do area of Kabul. However it is not known who the …

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