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Latest Stories is a portal that reflect major current affairs issues of Afghanistan. In latest stories, we provide more than news. Hot political, security, economic and social daily stories of Afghanistan are published through the Latest Stories section.

UAE Denies Allegations of Using Targeted Assassinations Against Taliban
UAE Denies Allegations of Using Targeted Assassinations Against Taliban

A recent article in AlJazeera and other regional media outlets alleged that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was told...

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Quadrilateral Meeting: US, EU, Russia & China Discuss Afghan Peace Process
Quadrilateral Meeting: US, EU, Russia & China Discuss Afghan Peace Process

Representatives of US, European Union, Russia and China met in a quadrilateral meeting at Washington DC on Friday, regarding the

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Khalilzad to Meet Chinese, Russian, EU Diplomats
Khalilzad to Meet Chinese, Russian, EU Diplomats

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad is set to meet Chinese...

21 Mar 2019
MoI: 653 Key Taliban Insurgents and IS-K Terrorists Killed Over Past Year
MoI: 653 Key Taliban Insurgents and IS-K Terrorists Killed Over Past Year

“In 2018, a total of 1754 weapons were seized and 4150 mines were detected and defused,” as per the MoI

20 Mar 2019
Rashid Khan Becomes UNICEF Afghanistan National Ambassador
Rashid Khan Becomes UNICEF Afghanistan National Ambassador

With the commemoration of 30 years of the Convention on Rights of the Child, it was announced that star cricketer

20 Mar 2019
US Freezes Out NSA Mohib Over His Criticism Regarding Exclusion of Afghan Government in Peace Talks
US Freezes Out NSA Mohib Over His Criticism Regarding Exclusion of Afghan Government in Peace Talks

Mohib accused US Envoy Khalilzad of giving the Taliban legitimacy while "delegitimising the Afghan government...

19 Mar 2019
Afghan Cricket Team Win First Ever Test Match Against Ireland
Afghan Cricket Team Win First Ever Test Match Against Ireland

Afghanistan made history in Indian city of Dehradun on Monday to become the latest team to win a Test match...

18 Mar 2019
India Pushes for Elected Political Structure Instead of Interim Government Before Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan
India Pushes for Elected Political Structure Instead of Interim Government Before Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan

India has conveyed to the US that the latter should not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan unless it puts in

17 Mar 2019
Islamic State a Major Threat to Regional Security, Growing Stronger in Northern Afghanistan: Top SCO Official
Islamic State a Major Threat to Regional Security, Growing Stronger in Northern Afghanistan: Top SCO Official

"These and other elements of changing the nature of threats to peace and stability in the SCO member-states are...

16 Mar 2019
US President Trump Holds Meeting on Afghanistan with National Security Team
US President Trump Holds Meeting on Afghanistan with National Security Team

President Donald Trump and his national security team had an hourlong, classified meeting on Afghanistan on Friday, just a day

16 Mar 2019
NSA Mohib at DC: Afghan People Deserve an End to War
NSA Mohib at DC: Afghan People Deserve an End to War

peace talks at the Kabul Process Conference, to the successful execution of the ceasefire in June 2018, to sharing a...

14 Mar 2019
Pentagon Unveils USD 750 Billion National Defense Budget
Pentagon Unveils USD 750 Billion National Defense Budget

The Pentagon has given out the details of the $US750 billion ($1 trillion) national defence...

14 Mar 2019
US-Taliban Talks Conclude, Khalizad Says “Conditions of Peace Have Improved”
US-Taliban Talks Conclude, Khalizad Says “Conditions of Peace Have Improved”

The Taliban issued a statement to brief on the talks as well and announced that two issues were looked after

13 Mar 2019
Taliban Founder Mullah Omar Lived in Southern Afghanistan Until Death, Claims Study
Taliban Founder Mullah Omar Lived in Southern Afghanistan Until Death, Claims Study

The Taliban utilized him to unify and cohere a disjointed movement, while the U.S. policy in Afghanistan...

11 Mar 2019
Poverty Alleviation Key to Empowering Afghan Women Further: Ghani on International Women’s Day
Poverty Alleviation Key to Empowering Afghan Women Further: Ghani on International Women’s Day

Ghani, stating that the fundamental problem of Afghan women is poverty and majority of women living in poverty...

10 Mar 2019
Top US General: Political Conditions Don’t Merit US Troop Withdrawal at Present
Top US General: Political Conditions Don’t Merit US Troop Withdrawal at Present

Under the reported American proposal, the United States would withdraw roughly half of its 14,000 troops in the...

9 Mar 2019
Hindus and Sikhs of Afghanistan Considerably Less Optimistic About Country’s Direction Than Other Afghans: Study
Hindus and Sikhs of Afghanistan Considerably Less Optimistic About Country’s Direction Than Other Afghans: Study

The Porsesh Research and Studies Organisation conducted a survey among the Sikh and Hindu communities of Afghanistan between September 2018

7 Mar 2019
As US Eyes Troop Pullout, UN Report Warns of Significant Al Qaeda & IS-K Numbers in Afghanistan
As US Eyes Troop Pullout, UN Report Warns of Significant Al Qaeda & IS-K Numbers in Afghanistan

The United Nations Security Council has warned in its latest report on Al Qaeda and the Islamic State that both

6 Mar 2019
Talks with Taliban Have Yielded Progress, But Much Needs to be Done: US State Department
Talks with Taliban Have Yielded Progress, But Much Needs to be Done: US State Department

Peace talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar have yielded progress but there is still a long way

6 Mar 2019
Sir Nicholas Kay Arrives as New NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan
Sir Nicholas Kay Arrives as New NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan

Working closely with NATO-led Resolute Support mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan security forces and...EE

5 Mar 2019
Pompeo Says Matter of Afghan Peace and Negotiation “Incredibly Complicated”
Pompeo Says Matter of Afghan Peace and Negotiation “Incredibly Complicated”

Pompeo also added that the Afghan agreement would be “based on fundamental understandings about different...

5 Mar 2019
Iran Threatens to Act Against Pakistan for Harbouring Terror Groups, Claims Pak Security Knows All Terror Hideouts
Iran Threatens to Act Against Pakistan for Harbouring Terror Groups, Claims Pak Security Knows All Terror Hideouts

Ali Jafari, commander of the IRGC, also warned Pakistan against supporting terror by saying that Pakistan should...

5 Mar 2019
Khalid: Helmand Base Attack Plotted “Across Durand Line”, Carried out by Taliban & Jaish-e-Mohammad
Khalid: Helmand Base Attack Plotted “Across Durand Line”, Carried out by Taliban & Jaish-e-Mohammad

Khalid made the remarks after a meeting at Bagram Airbase on Monday...

4 Mar 2019
At Swearing-in Ceremony of Newly Appointed IEC & IECC Members, President Ghani Warns Against Any Political Links
At Swearing-in Ceremony of Newly Appointed IEC & IECC Members, President Ghani Warns Against Any Political Links

On Sunday, the names of new members of IEC and IECC were announced. The newly appointed members of IEC are...

4 Mar 2019
India to Ink $3 Billion Deal with Russia to Lease Nuclear Attack Submarine
India to Ink $3 Billion Deal with Russia to Lease Nuclear Attack Submarine

Indian personnel involved in the project are likely to get significant expertise on working on such submarines that...

4 Mar 2019
Government Announced Information System Plan, Second VP Danish Emphasises on Press Freedom
Government Announced Information System Plan, Second VP Danish Emphasises on Press Freedom

Afghanistan lost 16 journalists in 2018, four more than in 2017, ten of the deaths occurring on a single day

3 Mar 2019
US Emphasises on Strong Relations with Uzbekistan
US Emphasises on Strong Relations with Uzbekistan

Ambassador Wells and Foreign Minister Kamilov highlighted the strong momentum in the U.S.-Uzbek relationship...

2 Mar 2019
World Bank Survey Shows Afghan Education System Lags Behind in All Key Determinants of Learning
World Bank Survey Shows Afghan Education System Lags Behind in All Key Determinants of Learning

Absentism is only prevalent in 15% % of primary school teachers across all grades...

2 Mar 2019
Developing: 3 Suicide Bombers, 6 Attackers Killed After Attack in Helmand Military Base
Developing: 3 Suicide Bombers, 6 Attackers Killed After Attack in Helmand Military Base

Three suicide bombers and six attackers were killed after they carried out explosion and attack within a military base in

1 Mar 2019
Breaking: Military Base in Helmand Under Attack
Breaking: Military Base in Helmand Under Attack

On Friday morning, it was reported that several attackers stormed in a military base in Helmand and carried out explosion

1 Mar 2019
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