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Khalilzad in Kabul to Discuss Ways of Resuming Peace Talks

Khalilzad in Kabul to Discuss Ways of Resuming Peace Talks

KABUL – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Wednesday to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to discuss ways of resuming peace talks, Reuters reported citing an Afghan government official. Khalilzad’s trip comes days after US President Donald Trump’s surprise Thanksgiving visit to US forces …

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Ghani Accepts Trump’s Invitation to Visit US

Ghani Accepts Trump’s Invitation to Visit US

KABUL – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani accepted President Donald Trump’s invitation to visit the United States, the Presidential Palace said. According to Sediqqi, President Ghani briefed Trump about his “seven-point peace plan” for the Afghan government, and President Trump emphasized the need for a ceasefire as a precondition for peace. …

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Daesh Fighters Are Vanquished in Nangarhar: Ghani

Daesh Fighters Are Vanquished in Nangarhar, Ghani

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani claims Daesh fighters have been vanquished in eastern Nangarhar province. Speaking to volunteers in Jalalabad late on Tuesday, the president commended that the security forces have “obliterated” Daesh militants in Afghanistan. The statement came hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of …

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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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