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Takhar District Police Chief Killed in Taliban Attack

Takhar District Police Chief Killed in Taliban Attack

TALOQAN – Four police officers, including a district police chief, were killed in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province on Friday, a local official said. Mohammad Afzal, police chief of Takhar’s Warsaj district, was killed along with three bodyguards in a Taliban ambush on the Takhar-Baghlan highway on …

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Stoltenberg Emphasizes on Training of ANSF

Stoltenberg Emphasizes on Training of ANSF

WASHINGTON – The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg emphasized on importance of the training of Afghan forces during his visit to the United States. In his opening remarks in the meeting of Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Washington, the Secretary General also pointed to the Alliance’s important role in …

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Afghan Women Will Reject Taliban Rule: First Lady

Afghan Women Will Reject Taliban Rule, First Lady

WASHINGTON – The Taliban can never come back and establish their emirate as the Afghan women would never accept it, Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani said Thursday, Dawn News reported. According to Dawn News report, speaking at the US Institute of Peace, Rula Ghani also emphasized the need to negotiate …

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China Heightens Efforts for an Intra-Afghan Dialogue

China heightens efforts for Intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL – A Chinese diplomat in Kabul met State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi and discussed the upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue in Beijing on Wednesday. Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Kabul Wang Daxue met Rahimi and shared details about the preparations for the peace talks among the Afghans in Beijing …

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Afghanistan Presidential Votes Recount Halted: IEC

Afghanistan Presidential Votes Recount Halted, IEC

KABUL – The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan has announced that it has halted the vote recount process across Afghanistan. According to a statement released by election commission, the audit and recount process of votes has been stopped until further notice. Aurangzib, an IEC commissioner, said the announcement originally …

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AGO Has Investigated 2,527 Cases of Violence against Women

AGO spokesperson

KABUL – The Attorney General Office (AGO) has investigated around 2,527 cases of violence against women across the country this year, an official said on Wednesday. Jamshid Rasoli, spokesperson for the AGO, told reporters on Wednesday that legal actions have been taken against the perpetrators of these cases. According to …

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300 Daesh Militants Surrender to ANSF

300 Daesh Militants Including Their Family Members Surrender to ANSF

JALALABAD – A group of 300 Daesh militants and their family members surrendered to the Afghan forces amid ongoing operations in eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement. As per the statement, 10 Daesh militants handed themselves over to the Afghan forces together with 111 …

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US ‘strongly supports’ Release of Taliban Prisoners: Bass

US ‘Strongly Supports’ Release of Taliban Prisoners, Bass

KABUL – The United States government welcomes and “strongly supports” President Ashraf Ghani’s “courageous decision” to release three Taliban prisoners, the US Ambassador to Kabul, John Bass, told TOLOnews on Tuesday. President Ghani at a news conference on Tuesday confirmed that Anas Haqqani, Haji Mali Khan and Hafiz Rashid, three …

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