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Kabul Rally Ends after Ghani Spoke with Protesters

Kabul Rally Ends after Ghani Spoke with Protesters

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Hundreds of people took over the streets of Kabul on Sunday night to protest over the government’s inability to stop a string of recent attacks in Ghazni and Uruzgan provinces. The protesters marched through the night from the western parts of Kabul City and gathered outside the presidential palace. They asked the government to ensure …

Taliban Retreats from Farah City Following Hours of Furious Battle

Taliban Retreats from Farah City Following Hours of Furious Battle

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The Afghan military forces drove the Taliban back to the outskirts of Farah City on Monday, after hours of furious battle to prevent the insurgents from seizing control of the western provincial capital. The Taliban attacked the city from different directions on Sunday night, reportedly killing dozens of local policemen. “The battle begun at night, …

Khalilzad Meets CE Abdullah, Discusses Peace Process

Khalilzad Meets CE Abdullah, Discusses Peace Process

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The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday. According to the Chief Executive Office’s statement, Khalilzad briefed Abdullah on his scheduled trip to regional countries including Pakistan, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Khalilzad said the United States is committed to Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace talks. …

Suicide Bombing Kills 6, Injures 20 in Kabul City

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At least six people including three women were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Kabul City this afternoon, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. According to the MoI, The attack happened at around 1:45 pm when a suicide bomber detonated himself near a police checkpoint in front of Isteqlal high …

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IEC Fires All Kabul Employees Following Election Chaos

IEC Fires All Kabul Employees Following Election Chaos

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The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said that it has fired all of its employees based in Kabul over negligence in their duty. The long-awaited parliamentary election was held in all provinces except for Ghazni last month. Late opening of polling centers, lack of election materials and failure of biometric devices were among the …

Ghani Reveals Key Member of His Election Team

Ghani Reveals Key Member of His Election Team

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As the politicians, parties, and coalition have stepped up to form their election tickets, President Ghani has revealed a key member of his team for next year’s presidential vote. Recently, Ghani visited Daikundi province where he announced that the current Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish will be part of his election ticket for the …

‘Gov’t Shouldn’t Let Peace Talks Face New Deadlock: MPs

‘Gov’t Shouldn’t Let Peace Talks Face New Deadlock: MPs

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A number of Afghan lawmakers on Saturday said that the Moscow meeting has provided an opportunity for peace talks with the Taliban and that the government should not let the peace talks face new deadlock. The second session of Moscow meeting was held on Friday in the Russian capital, where the Taliban reaffirmed their stance …

Dozens of Civilians, Commando Forces Killed in Taliban Attack in Ghazni

Dozens of Civilians, Commando Forces Killed in Taliban Attack in Ghazni

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The Taliban militants have stormed Jaghori district in central Ghazni province, killing dozens of civilians and commando forces, a local official confirmed Sunday.  A member of Ghazni provincial council Khaliqdad Akbari said that the Taliban militants on Sunday evening launched a major attack on different parts of Jaghori district. He said at least 27 commando …

Khalilzad Briefs Ghani Over His Due Regional Revisit

Khalilzad Briefs Ghani Over His Due Regional Revisit

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The U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalizad met President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Saturday evening, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. According to the statement, Khalilzad briefed the president over his scheduled visit to a number of countries in the region including Pakistan, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. The diplomat …