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Coronavirus cases in Afghanistan hike to 8,145

20 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The Ministry of Public Health said Wednesday that the total confirmed cases of Coronavirus have risen to 8145 in Afghanistan. According to the Ministry of Public Health, in the last 24 hours, 492 new cases of the Coronavirus have been tested positive in Afghanistan; the total number of cases in Afghanistan is now 8145, with […]

Khalilzad in Kabul for Afghan peace process

20 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has arrived in Kabul to discuss the peace process with Afghan leaders.  The Washington Post reported that Khalilzad and General Scott Miller, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan discussed with the Taliban representatives in Qatar about the violence reduction and starting the Intra-Afghan talks. This […]

Taliban leader urges his men to treat the public “with empathy and kindness”

20 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

In his Eid-ul-Fitr facilitation statement, the Taliban leader called on his men to treat the general public with compassion, empathy, and kindness. In the statement, the leader instructed all Taliban members “to treat the general public with compassion, empathy and kindness, not become a cause for their grievance and annoyance, not engage in arrogance and […]

Trump: US never really fought to win; Taliban profited by its presence

20 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The United States “never really fought to win” in Afghanistan, said Trump on Monday adding the Taliban “make a fortune” by the US presence. In response to a May 17 Wall Street Journal editorial indicating Trump’s flimsy decisions regarding Afghanistan given the peace deals and the withdrawal of US forces prematurely, Donald pronounced his reactions […]

Bayat Group, AWCC disinfect parts of Kabul City

19 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The Bayat Group and Afghan Wireless Telecommunication Company, in coordination with the Ministry of Public Health and the Kabul Municipality, disinfected parts of Kabul city and the Children’s Hospital, aimed to contain the spread of coronavirus. The head of the Children’s Health Hospital said that disinfecting suspicious roads with coronavirus could contain the spread of […]

EasyJet’s nine million customers hacked

19 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The airline company EasyJet confirmed that nine million of its customers were affected by a sophisticated cyber-attack. According to EasyJet, in this cyber-attack, email addresses and travel details had been stolen adding that 2,208 customers had also had their credit card details “accessed”. BBC reported, the firm has informed the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office and […]

Seven killed in mosque attack – Parwan

19 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

At least seven people were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unknown gunmen at a mosque in Parwan province. The incident took place in Khalaza-e village of Parwan during the evening prayer on Tuesday. Haroon Mubarez, the provincial police chief told Ariana News that unknown armed men entered a mosque in the […]

Bay of Bengal records strongest storm ever

19 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The Bay of Bengal recorded the strongest storm ever which is going to hit India and Bangladesh in hours. According to a CNN report, a super cyclone is due to make landfall in less than 36 hours, bringing damaging winds and heavy rain to India and Bangladesh amid the Coronavirus pandemic. It is due to […]

US special rep hit the road again to enable peace talks

19 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

Khalilzad is set to visit government officials and Taliban representatives to break the deadlock of Intra-Afghan negotiations. The US State Department reports that shortly after the signing of the political accord Sunday between Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah, the US special representative Zalmay Khalilzad resumed his peace bringing voyage. The Intra-Afghan negotiations were delayed […]

Afghanistan Coronavirus updates: 408 new cases, total 7072

18 May 2020 Ariana News Ariana News

The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Afghanistan have reached to 7072. The Ministry of Public Health said Monday that 408 new positive cases have been registered during the past 24 hours. According to the ministry, the cases were recorded as follow: 162 people in Kabul, 95 people in Herat, 31 people in Balkh, 20 […]