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Daoud Sultanzoy Appointed As Kabul Mayor
Daoud Sultanzoy Appointed As Kabul Mayor

President Ashraf Ghani in a decree has appointed Daoud Sultanzoy as the mayor of Kabul city, said the Presidential Palace

1 Apr 2020
To Enter Negotiations, Afghanistan Will Need Inclusive Govt’s: US
To Enter Negotiations, Afghanistan Will Need Inclusive Govt’s: US

To enter negotiations, the Afghan people will need an inclusive government that can both provide security and participate in the

1 Apr 2020
Bomb Blast in Helmand Province Leaves 8 People Killed
Bomb Blast in Helmand Province Leaves 8 People Killed

A roadside bomb blast in Helmand province, Nahri Saraj District, left eight people killed and two injured, local police chief

1 Apr 2020
U.S. Embassy Reacts to Death of Senior Female Afghan Intelligence Official in Kabul
U.S. Embassy Reacts to Death of Senior Female Afghan Intelligence Official in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reacted to the death of senior female official of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of

1 Apr 2020
Vietnam Affirms Support for Peace Process Led by Afghan People
Vietnam Affirms Support for Peace Process Led by Afghan People

Vietnam has reaffirmed support for peace process led by Afghan people at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s teleconference on

1 Apr 2020
UN Envoy Welcomes Afghan Negotiation Team
UN Envoy Welcomes Afghan Negotiation Team

The UN Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and OIC UNAMA, Ingrid Hayden, in a briefing to the United Nations

1 Apr 2020
Pompeo Says Afghan Negotiating Team Looks ‘Pretty Inclusive’
Pompeo Says Afghan Negotiating Team Looks ‘Pretty Inclusive’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday praised an Afghan government negotiating team identified to hold talks with the

31 Mar 2020
Taliban Team Arrives in Kabul to Monitor Prisoner Release
Taliban Team Arrives in Kabul to Monitor Prisoner Release

A three-member Taliban technical team arrived Tuesday in the Afghan capital to monitor the release of their prisoners as part

31 Mar 2020
Afghan Amb. Seeks Opening of Crossing Points for Stranded Afghans
Afghan Amb. Seeks Opening of Crossing Points for Stranded Afghans

Afghan Ambassador Atif Mashal has said that the Pakistani government has promised to open crossing points to allow stranded nationals

31 Mar 2020
Formation of Inclusive Negotiating Team Is Important  Step to Facilitate Intra-Afghan Talks: Abdullah
Formation of Inclusive Negotiating Team Is Important Step to Facilitate Intra-Afghan Talks: Abdullah

The proclaimed president Abdullah Abdullah has said that formation of an "inclusive" negotiating team was an "important step" to facilitate

31 Mar 2020
Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal Appointed as Acting Finance Minister
Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal Appointed as Acting Finance Minister

President Ashraf Ghani has appointed Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal as the acting Finance Minister...

31 Mar 2020
EU Welcomes Afghan ‘Inclusive’ Negotiation Team
EU Welcomes Afghan ‘Inclusive’ Negotiation Team

The EU issued a statement on Tuesday welcoming an "agreement by political leaders on an inclusive negotiation team," calling it

31 Mar 2020
ARG: No More Excuses Will Be Accepted to Delay Intra-Afghan Talks
ARG: No More Excuses Will Be Accepted to Delay Intra-Afghan Talks

President's spokesman, Sediq Sediqqi says no more reasons will be accepted to delay the intra-Afghan talks...

31 Mar 2020
Over 2,000 Cargo Trucks Stuck in Afghan-Pak Crossing Points
Over 2,000 Cargo Trucks Stuck in Afghan-Pak Crossing Points

More than 2,000 cargoes bound to Afghanistan have remained stuck at the border for more than a month, official data

31 Mar 2020
US, NATO Call For An Inclusive Govt’s in Afghanistan
US, NATO Call For An Inclusive Govt’s in Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg have discussed the need for Afghan leaders to form

31 Mar 2020
Girl Killed in Bamyan With Multiple Gunshots in the Head
Girl Killed in Bamyan With Multiple Gunshots in the Head

A young Afghan man attempted suicide after killing the girl he loved in the center of Bamyan province of Afghanistan,

31 Mar 2020
Protesters Blocked Takhar-Badakhshan Highway
Protesters Blocked Takhar-Badakhshan Highway

Afghan local officials say protesters have blocked the Takhar- Badakhshan highway following the killing of three civilians by the armed

31 Mar 2020
17 Taliban Killed, Wounded in Jawzjan Airstrike
17 Taliban Killed, Wounded in Jawzjan Airstrike

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least 17 Taliban insurgents have been killed and wounded in an airstrike in

31 Mar 2020
Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghan Provinces
Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghan Provinces

Turkey has condemned the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which reportedly claimed more than a dozen lives of many Afghan security

31 Mar 2020
Afghan Gov’t, Taliban Cooperation Needed to Help Millions at Risk: HRW
Afghan Gov’t, Taliban Cooperation Needed to Help Millions at Risk: HRW

The Afghan government and Taliban should urgently work together with the United Nations and aid agencies to improve access to

30 Mar 2020
Thankful to My Afghan Counterparts for Preparing an Inclusive Negotiating Team: Pompeo
Thankful to My Afghan Counterparts for Preparing an Inclusive Negotiating Team: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he was thankful to his Afghan counterparts for preparing an "inclusive" negotiating

29 Mar 2020
Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19
Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19

Lockdown of Kabul a 'good first step' but more needed to avoid a devastating death toll, warns Save the Children. Despite

28 Mar 2020
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul

The Secretary-General condemned Wednesday’s attack on a Sikh-Hindu temple in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, that left dozens of civilians

27 Mar 2020
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children

Save the Children has condemned a suicide and armed attack on Sikh worshippers in Afghanistan on Wednesday that left many

26 Mar 2020
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul

Heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers blasted their way into a Sikh gurdwara in the heart of Afghanistan's capital of

25 Mar 2020
Targeted Killings of Minorities; Complex Attack on Sikhs Dharamshala Near Presidential Palace
Targeted Killings of Minorities; Complex Attack on Sikhs Dharamshala Near Presidential Palace

The Sikh temple (Dharamshala) in Kabul's Shorbazar area in the Police District 1 of Kabul city, at a distance of

25 Mar 2020
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul

The United States announced that it is cutting $1 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in reaction to ongoing political

24 Mar 2020
First Intra-Afghan Talks Held Via Video Conference
First Intra-Afghan Talks Held Via Video Conference

The Afghan government and the Taliban group have discussed the exchange of prisoners in a rare video call format to

23 Mar 2020
Water Efficiency an Underused Weapon in Fight Against Climate Change, UN Says
Water Efficiency an Underused Weapon in Fight Against Climate Change, UN Says

Using water more efficiently in everything from daily life to agriculture and industry would help reduce planet-warming emissions and curb

22 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Halts Military Travels In & Out of Afghanistan
Coronavirus Halts Military Travels In & Out of Afghanistan

Coalition training missions, however, have already been altered by coronavirus response efforts, CENTCOM said Friday...

21 Mar 2020
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