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Taliban-planted roadside bomb kills five civilians

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AT News Report KABUL:  A roadside bomb planted by the Taliban group claimed the lives of five civilians in southern Ghazni province, a statement from the provincial governor’s office said. According to the statement, a bomb ripped through a civilian corolla vehicle in Piraka desert on the outskirts of Khogyani district on Friday noon at …

Khalilzad to resume peace talks

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AT News Reports KABUL: In the wake of prolong odyssey of Afghan peace process, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad on Saturday said he would resume soon next round of peace talks to find a political settlement to Afghanistan quandary. “Getting ready to launch on another mission in hope of making further …

Why Doha all-intra Afghan talks failed to reduce violence?

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Over 120 people killed and wounded within two days AT News Report KABUL: There is dedication for peace; have opted for political settlement, and they have changed with consensuses of reduction of violence and in regards to women rights. This is what Kabul delegates revealed after meeting Taliban Qatar-based negotiation members during all-intra Afghan talks …

Protesting women candidates warn of self-immolation

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AT News Report KABUL: The frustrated, protesting parliamentary election’s women candidates on Saturday yet again took to the streets, employing a rare method of resistance and political protest by locking themselves inside cages atop two vehicles and traveled through Kabul roads a few kilometers. The 12 women from various provinces launched their protest three months …

We stick by Afghan sides: US General

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AT News Report KABUL: In his tripe to Kabul, the US Central Commander, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie on Saturday reiterated his country’s support to help Afghanistan, and especially the country’s National Security Forces.    McKenzie called on Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, where they discussed issues related to Afghanistan, and the Afghan peace process. Gen. McKenzie praised …

Germany reiterates cooperation with Afghanistan

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AT News Report KABUL: German Member of Parliament, Thorsten Frei and the country’s ambassador to Kabul Peter Prugel on Saturday met with Afghan National Security Advisor, Hamdullah Mohib, where they discussed important issues, such as elections, and peace process. During meeting, MP Frei have reiterated his country’s long-term partnership with Afghanistan and praised achievements gained …

Ex-President Hamid Karzai’s remarks in peace conference

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Karzai offers Cambodian peace accord as inspiration for Afghanistan AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai believes that the 1990s peace accord in Cambodia could be a good inspiration for Afghanistan, in which the United States, China and other major powers were engaged. “Afghans are not willing a deal between the US and other …

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Abdullah expects Taliban accept truce offer

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AT News Report KABUL: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah calls on Taliban to accept the government’s ceasefire offer if the militants really want peace in the country. “If Taliban think that they will gain peace through negotiations with the US, this is impossible,” Abdullah said Friday in the Kabul conference on peace. He that there were …

Editorial: Fragile situation

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Two deadly violent acts in Kabul and Kandahar simultaneously in a two days, less than 24 has not only causes lives to precious innocent lives but even it leads to further fueling of miseries amongst people of the country who were made up by imposed wars and terrors in last four decades. Before a deadly …

ESG insists on polls’ transparency

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AT News Report KABUL: In the context of the preparation for the 28 September ballot, Ambassadors of EU, Germany, Japan, UK, US and UNAMA, on behalf of the Election Support Group (ESG), met with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah to discuss the role of the two leaders in building public trust and confidence …

Germany seeks India’s role in Afghan peace process

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AT News Report KABUL: The German Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Markus Potzel, has said his country wants India to play a crucial role in the ongoing Afghan peace process. Potzel is in official visit to India, where he told journalists that “we would like to see India play a bigger role in Afghanistan,” …

Govt. accused of violence against reporters

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AT News Report KABUL: The Committee for Journalists’ Safety accuses the government of “most of violence” against reporters. The committee released a report on Friday, which reads of 45 cases of in the first six months of this year, with the government being involved in most of them. The report says that threats are still …

Kandahar attack hatched in Pakistan, asserts NDS

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AT News Report KABUL: The Taliban complex coordinated attack on southern Kandahar’s provincial police headquarters that took the lives of 12 people was conspired in Pakistan, spy network said Friday. Nine of those killed in the attack were civilians, according to local officials, who said more than 100 others, again mostly civilians, were wounded in …

SCA reopens clinics in Wardak with Taliban’s consent

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AT News Report KABUL: The Swedish aid group has reopened dozens of its health centers operating in central Wardak province which were shut down after Taliban threats, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) spokesperson said on Friday. The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), which has been operating in the country for decades, said on last …

Karzai condemns Kabul, Kandahar terrorist attacks

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AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Kabul and Kandahar province as the work of enemies of Afghanistan and Afghans. Six civilians were killed and some 20 injured after a magnetic bomb stuck to a vehicle went off Friday morning at the southern entrance of Kabul University. On Thursday, …

Stoltenberg says NATO support Khalilzad’s peace quest

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AT News Report KABUL: The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the United States and its allies do not seek a face-saving withdrawal deal by entering into negotiations with the Taliban. Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, Secretary General Stoltenberg, said NATO was fairly involved in peace efforts now. “We consult with the Ambassador …

NATO says won’t allow Afghanistan become terrorists hotbed

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AT News Report KABUL: NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Nicholas Kay said that their priority is to help Afghans achieve peace as soon as possible, while saying that they are not in rush to leave Afghanistan. Taking to a conference “Afghanistan Before, During, and After Peace, here in Kabul, Kay said that NATO mission …

Six killed, 27 injured in Kabul IED blast

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KABUL- At least six people were killed and another 27 nearly all of them civilians injured after an Improvised Explosive Device went off near to southern entrance of the Kabul University. Blast just outside southern gate of Kabul university, Photo taken from the University. 19/July/2019 Interior Ministry said the blast took place at 7:20am due …