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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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Indian Farmer will Continue Protests: Leader

Indian Farmer will Continue Protests: Leader

NEW DELHI – Leaders of farmers’ unions in India condemned the violence at a “tractor rally” organized by farmers in the Indian capital to demand the repeal of new farm laws. On Tuesday, tens of thousands of farmers started the day in a convoy of tractors adorned with Indian and …

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NATO Secretary General Speaks with US President

NATO Secretary General Speaks with US President

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, spoke with Joe Biden, President of the United States, NATO.int reported Wednesday. He congratulated the President on his inauguration, which was a powerful demonstration of the strength of American democracy and the values shared by NATO and the United States, and the start …

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US, Pakistan Host Private Sector Engagement Forum

US, Pakistan host private sector engagement forum.

ISLAMABAD – The U.S. Mission to Pakistan and the provincial government of Punjab have opened a three-day forum with the private sector to identify opportunities and challenges for business and social investments in the region. The forum was organized by the Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP) of the United States …

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Regional Countries’ Cooperation Can Bring Long-Term Peace: Zarif

Regional countries' coop. can bring long-term peace says Zarif

TEHRAN – Upon his arrival in Yerevan, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said that cooperation between countries in the region could bring long-term peace and stability. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in Yerevan on Wednesday for the third destination of his trip to the region, told reporters that …

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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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