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UK Gives Sanctuary To Dozens Of Afghan Interpreters
UK Gives Sanctuary To Dozens Of Afghan Interpreters

As many as 100 former interpreters who worked alongside British forces in Helmand during the Afghan war may be eligible to seek sanctuary in the U.K., British Defence...

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Pakistan To Establish 18 Markets Along Afghan, Iran Border
Pakistan To Establish 18 Markets Along Afghan, Iran Border

The government of Pakistan has decided to establish 18 markets along its border with Iran and Afghanistan, with a view to boot trade with the two countries and prevent smuggling...

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US Embassy in Kabul Warns of Extremist Attacks Against Women
US Embassy in Kabul Warns of Extremist Attacks Against Women

The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan is warning that extremists groups are planning attacks against a “variety of targets” but are taking particular aim at women...

18 Sep 2020
60 People Killed In Conflict In Past 24 Hours
60 People Killed In Conflict In Past 24 Hours

At least 27 security personnel and 36 Taliban fighters were killed in conflict across five provinces in the past 24 hours...

17 Sep 2020
Taliban Could Become ‘Impervious’ To Pressure Due To Expanding ‘Financial Power’: RFE/RL
Taliban Could Become ‘Impervious’ To Pressure Due To Expanding ‘Financial Power’: RFE/RL

A confidential NATO report obtained by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) found that Taliban’s growing...

17 Sep 2020
Stanekzai Tell Taliban, ‘Islamic Republic’ System Must Be Upheld In Afghanistan
Stanekzai Tell Taliban, ‘Islamic Republic’ System Must Be Upheld In Afghanistan

Chief Afghan peace negotiator Masoom Stanekzai told the Taliban delegation in their first formal meeting on Tuesday, that the current system of governance...

16 Sep 2020
Germany Agrees To Take In 1,500 Refugees From Moria Camp In Greece
Germany Agrees To Take In 1,500 Refugees From Moria Camp In Greece

Germany said it plans to take in 1,553 asylum seekers from Moria camp in Greece after a devastating fire destroyed is last week...

16 Sep 2020
ARG: Taliban Rhetoric Of Military Takeover ‘Illusional’ And Against Peace ‘Spirit’
ARG: Taliban Rhetoric Of Military Takeover ‘Illusional’ And Against Peace ‘Spirit’

The Presidential Palace (ARG) said on Wednesday that the Taliban's views on promoting a military takeover of Afghanistan was “illusional” and contrary to the “spirit” of the peace process...

16 Sep 2020
Security Council Extends UN Mission In Afghanistan For A Year
Security Council Extends UN Mission In Afghanistan For A Year

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has decided to extend the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year, welcoming...

16 Sep 2020
UN: Geneva Pledging Summit ‘Milestone’ For Peace, Development In Afghanistan
UN: Geneva Pledging Summit ‘Milestone’ For Peace, Development In Afghanistan

In the lead up to the Geneva pledging conference in November 2020, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) called for international...

16 Sep 2020
Afghan GDP Expected To Contract By 5% In 2020, Grow 1.5% In 2021: ADB
Afghan GDP Expected To Contract By 5% In 2020, Grow 1.5% In 2021: ADB

Afghanistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to contract by 5% this year, according to a new report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday...

15 Sep 2020
Pompeo: US Troops ‘Down To Zero’ In Afghanistan By Spring 2021
Pompeo: US Troops ‘Down To Zero’ In Afghanistan By Spring 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News said that the military is on track for a full withdrawal of all American forces from Afghanistan by the spring of 2021...

15 Sep 2020
Day 4 Of IAN: General Meeting Of Afghan Govt, Taliban Peace Negotiators To Be Held
Day 4 Of IAN: General Meeting Of Afghan Govt, Taliban Peace Negotiators To Be Held

Four days after the start of intra-Afghan talks, the Afghan government and Taliban negotiating team are holding the first general meeting on Tuesday...

15 Sep 2020
President Ghani Thanks EU For ‘Principled Stance’ On Afghan Peace Process
President Ghani Thanks EU For ‘Principled Stance’ On Afghan Peace Process

President Ashraf Ghani in a phone conversation with Josep Borrell, the EU High Representative for...

14 Sep 2020
Over 80% Children Say They Have Learnt Little Or Nothing During COVID-19 Lockdown
Over 80% Children Say They Have Learnt Little Or Nothing During COVID-19 Lockdown

The COVID-19 lockdown in Afghanistan has had a devastating impact on children from poorer backgrounds, a survey by Save the Children revealed...

14 Sep 2020
Saleh: Taliban Is A Small, Ugly Group And People Must Wait For It To Melt Into Society
Saleh: Taliban Is A Small, Ugly Group And People Must Wait For It To Melt Into Society

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh called the Taliban a “small, ugly and violent group” and promised to melt the group in a “community furnace” referring to society’s melting pot...

14 Sep 2020
Abdullah Calls For ‘Significant’ Reduction In Violence, Then ‘Ceasefire’
Abdullah Calls For ‘Significant’ Reduction In Violence, Then ‘Ceasefire’

Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, said on Sunday, that the Afghan government believed that there should be a “significant” reduction in violence...

13 Sep 2020
Greek Police Fire Teargas At Refugees Demanding To Leave Burned Down Camp
Greek Police Fire Teargas At Refugees Demanding To Leave Burned Down Camp

Greek police fired tear gas at thousands of refugees on Saturday, who were left homeless after two consecutive fires on Lesbos island destroyed the Moria camp...

13 Sep 2020
International Community Praises ‘Historic Opportunity’ For Afghan Peace
International Community Praises ‘Historic Opportunity’ For Afghan Peace

The opening ceremony of the peace negotiations was held at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Centre in Qatar on Saturday, with the delegations from Afghanistan...

12 Sep 2020
Abdullah: Going Back To The Past Is Not Acceptable To The People
Abdullah: Going Back To The Past Is Not Acceptable To The People

Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, stressed on the need to preserve the achievements of the past 19 years in Afghanistan and said the people will not allow the gains to be rescinded...

12 Sep 2020
AIHRC Calls For Inclusion, Justice For Victims As Guiding Principle In Peace Talks
AIHRC Calls For Inclusion, Justice For Victims As Guiding Principle In Peace Talks

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) welcomed the start of the intra-Afghan peace talks and encouraged both, the Afghan government...

12 Sep 2020
US Hails ‘Historic’ Intra-Afghan Peace Talks Due To Start In Doha
US Hails ‘Historic’ Intra-Afghan Peace Talks Due To Start In Doha

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Doha, Qatar on Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the intra-Afghan talks...

12 Sep 2020
Taliban Commitments to U.S. Are Key to Withdrawal: Pompeo
Taliban Commitments to U.S. Are Key to Withdrawal: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said American troop levels in Afghanistan would depend on the Taliban upholding its commitments with the U.S. regardless of the outcome...

11 Sep 2020
Khalilzad Welcomes Announcements by Afghan Palace, Taliban, Qatar to Start Peace Talks on Sep12
Khalilzad Welcomes Announcements by Afghan Palace, Taliban, Qatar to Start Peace Talks on Sep12

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad has welcomed the announcements by the Afghan government, the Taliban group and Qatari government to start peace...

11 Sep 2020
NSC Denies Taliban Claim Of 100 Unreleased Prisoners: Al Jazeera
NSC Denies Taliban Claim Of 100 Unreleased Prisoners: Al Jazeera

The Afghan government has denied claims by the Taliban that they have yet to complete the prisoner exchange process according to the list provided by the militant group...

10 Sep 2020
Biden Agrees With Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Biden Agrees With Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Former U.S. vice president and current presidential contender Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he agrees with President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw their troops from Afghanistan and Iraq...

10 Sep 2020
CENTCOM: US Withdrawing Over 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan
CENTCOM: US Withdrawing Over 4,000 Troops From Afghanistan

The U.S. is preparing to reduce its troops in Afghanistan from 8,600 to around 4,500 by early November after announcing the drawdown of troops in Iraq to 3,000, said...

10 Sep 2020
Amnesty: War Victims Must Be Heard In Peace Talks
Amnesty: War Victims Must Be Heard In Peace Talks

Amnesty International said on Wednesday that victims of the conflict in Afghanistan should have a voice during the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban...

9 Sep 2020
Saleh: Taliban Must Understand Negotiations Do Not Mean Surrendering To Demands
Saleh: Taliban Must Understand Negotiations Do Not Mean Surrendering To Demands

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said that the Taliban must understand that negotiating with the group would not mean giving-in to their demands and ignoring the sacrifice of the people...

8 Sep 2020
Sediqqi: Afghan Gov’t Waiting For Taliban To Prepare For Talks
Sediqqi: Afghan Gov’t Waiting For Taliban To Prepare For Talks

Presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi said the Afghan negotiating team was waiting for the Taliban to announce their readiness for the talks...

7 Sep 2020