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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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Erdogan Threatens to Let Refugees Into Europe


ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Syrian refugees are not living in humane conditions, Ihlas News Agency reported Thursday. Erdogan criticized the international community and the European Union for not giving Turkey financial and logistical support for constructing housing for refugees in a 20-mile-deep safe zone along …

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Vote Recounting Begins in Afghanistan Despite Opposition

Votes recounting

KABUL – Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) began the recounting of votes despite opposition by the major election campaign teams here on Sunday. According to the head of the IEC secretariat, Habib-Ur-Rahman Nang, the votes of 8,494 polling stations, out of a total of 26,000, will be recounted, Tolo News …

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US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan for More Years: Milley

Gen Milley

KABUL – US Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has predicted that American troops, already in Afghanistan for 18 years, would remain in the country “for several more years”. During an Exclusive Interview with ABC broadcast on November 10, Milley noted that, after the September …

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CIS States to Discuss Afghanistan Impact on Central Asia

CIS states

TASHKENT – The 47th meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Security Agencies is held in Tashkent today, AKI press reported. According to AKI press report, the CIS states discuss ways to enhance cooperation in fight against international terrorism, illicit drug trafficking, trans-boundary organized crime. They will identify measures …

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