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Afghan Delegation Set to Hold Second Round of Talks with Taliban in Qatar

Afghan Delegation Set to Hold Second Round of Talks with Taliban in Qatar

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An 80-member Afghan delegation is expected to hold the second round of talks with the Taliban representatives in Doha, the capital of Qatar next month. Former President Hamid Karzai would be leading the delegation which is comprised of Afghan politicians, former Jihadi leaders, and political & civil activists. Some members of the delegation said that …

Parties Involved in Afghan Peace Should Uphold Freedom of Speech: Danish

Parties Involved in Afghan Peace Should Uphold Freedom of Speech: Danish

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As the U.S. negotiations with the Taliban make progress to reach into a political settlement in Afghanistan, Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish says the parties involved in the peace talks should ensure that freedom of speech is upheld and past years’ achievements are protected.  “We believe that freedom of speech is very important for …

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UAE to Buy All Afghan Saffron, Establish Air Corridor with Afghanistan

UAE to Buy All Afghan Saffron, Establish Air Corridor with Afghanistan

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President Ashraf Ghani who was on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, says Abu Dhabi is ready to buy all Afghan saffron and establish air corridor with Afghanistan. Speaking to Afghan businessmen in Dubai, Ghani said that the UAE will import all saffron produced in Afghanistan this year. “My job is to find …

Afghan Peace Within Reach: Imran Khan

Afghan Peace Within Reach: Imran Khan

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that peace in Afghanistan is “around the corner,” citing ongoing peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban representatives. Addressing a big public gathering in northern Bajaur tribal district on the Afghan border, Imran Khan said, “negotiations have been initiated with the Taliban. God willing, our brothers in Afghanistan would live …

UN Mission’s Mandate in Afghanistan Extended for Six Months

UN Mission’s Mandate in Afghanistan Extended for Six Months

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The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 17 September 2019, expressing support for the country’s full assumption of its own security, governance and development, consistent with priorities outlined in the Transformation Decade (2015-2024). Unanimously adopting resolution 2460 (2019) – tabled by Germany and Indonesia – the Council …

Afghanistan Summons Pakistani Diplomat Over PM Imran Khan’s Remarks

Afghanistan Summons Pakistani Diplomat Over PM Imran Khan’s Remarks

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The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MoFA) summoned counselor of Pakistan Embassy in Kabul on Saturday over Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks regarding the establishment of a “new government” in Afghanistan. MoFA spokesman Sebghatullah Ahmadi said in a tweet that the Pakistani diplomat was summoned and asked for clarification regarding remarks by PM Imran Khan over …

Nangarhar Blast Kills One, Wounds Five Others

Nangarhar Blast Kills One, Wounds Five Others

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A civilian was killed and five others were wounded in an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, a local official said. The provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the explosion took place at Wazir area in Khogyani district of the province. According to the official, an 8 years old child …