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As Civilian Casualties Spike in July, UN Urges Parties to Protect Them
As Civilian Casualties Spike in July, UN Urges Parties to Protect Them

UNAMA also expressed deep concern about various incidents in july which harmed civilian life and reminded all...

3 Aug 2019
Former President Karzai Calls on Taliban to Stop the War, Expresses Doubts Over Presidential Election Fairness
Former President Karzai Calls on Taliban to Stop the War, Expresses Doubts Over Presidential Election Fairness

Former President Hamid Karzai while addressing a press conference in Kabul expressed that bids to fuel division among the people

1 Aug 2019
Afghan Govt Rejects UN Report’s Claim, Says Taliban Are Main Perpetrators of Civilian Causalities
Afghan Govt Rejects UN Report’s Claim, Says Taliban Are Main Perpetrators of Civilian Causalities

President Ghani’s spokesman Sediq Sediqqi criticized the findings of recent report by UN about civilian causalities...

31 Jul 2019
More Than 1500 Arrested Over Drug Trafficking in Past 5 Months
More Than 1500 Arrested Over Drug Trafficking in Past 5 Months

As a result of 1303 security forces operations carried out across the country in the past five months, more than

31 Jul 2019
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: UN Urges States to Step Up Efforts
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: UN Urges States to Step Up Efforts

In a statement to mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UN Special Rapporteur Ms Maria Grazia Giammarinaro urged

30 Jul 2019
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Surge for 2nd Quarter of 2019: UN Report
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Surge for 2nd Quarter of 2019: UN Report

A latest UN update released on Monday has documented 3,812 civilian casualties (1,366 deaths and 2,446 injured) in the first

30 Jul 2019
Deputy SG Mohammad at UNSC: Afghanistan Has Done More to Invest in Women Leadership
Deputy SG Mohammad at UNSC: Afghanistan Has Done More to Invest in Women Leadership

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed offered her “deepest condolences to the Government and people of Afghanistan...

29 Jul 2019
UNAMA Urges Presidential Candidates to Lead Fair Campaigns
UNAMA Urges Presidential Candidates to Lead Fair Campaigns

As the presidential election campaign period started on 28 July and runs to 25 September, the UNAMA in a statement

29 Jul 2019
CE Abdullah Emphasizes on Impartiality of Govt Institutions in Election Process
CE Abdullah Emphasizes on Impartiality of Govt Institutions in Election Process

Dr Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer of National Unity Government has said that all government officials are responsible to serve

29 Jul 2019
Khalilzad: Intra-Afghan Talks to Occur After Own Agreements
Khalilzad: Intra-Afghan Talks to Occur After Own Agreements

Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad wrote on Twitter that there is a lot of “chatter in Kabul about

28 Jul 2019
Urge Pak to Stop Supporting Terror Groups, Taliban Enjoying Honeymoon Pakistani Soil: Prez Spokesperson
Urge Pak to Stop Supporting Terror Groups, Taliban Enjoying Honeymoon Pakistani Soil: Prez Spokesperson

Sediq Sediqqi, Presidential Spokesperson has said that US special representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will stay in Kabul to

25 Jul 2019
Presidential Candidates’ Campaign to Officially Kick off Next Sunday
Presidential Candidates’ Campaign to Officially Kick off Next Sunday

Independent Electoral Complaints Commission has and Independent Election Commission said that presidential candidates’ campaign will formally start next Sunday and

25 Jul 2019
EU Concerned Over  Attacks on Health Workers & Facilities in Afghanistan
EU Concerned Over Attacks on Health Workers & Facilities in Afghanistan

The Heads of Missions of the European Union, its Member States based in Kabul and Norway released a statement expressing

25 Jul 2019
Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund Released $19.5m to Assist 500K Afghans in Need
Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund Released $19.5m to Assist 500K Afghans in Need

On Wednesday, the Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund released US $19.5 million to assist 500,000 people...

24 Jul 2019
Karzai: Trump Has Showed He Has No Respect for Human Life & Dignity
Karzai: Trump Has Showed He Has No Respect for Human Life & Dignity

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai, reacted to the statements of US president Donald Trump and said that such remarks reflect

23 Jul 2019
Trump During Meet With Pak PM Khan: Could’ve Won Afghan War Militarily by Brute Force
Trump During Meet With Pak PM Khan: Could’ve Won Afghan War Militarily by Brute Force

US President Donald Trump on Meeting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said the US has made "a lot of progress"

23 Jul 2019
President Ghani: Taliban’s Attacks Did Not Divide Us, Our Need and Demand is Peace
President Ghani: Taliban’s Attacks Did Not Divide Us, Our Need and Demand is Peace

President Ashraf Ghani addressed the 22nd JCMB meeting on Monday at the presidential palace and called on the Afghan civil

22 Jul 2019
UN Deputy SG Amina Mohammad Emphasises on End to Violence, Inclusive Peace Process & Credible Elections in Afghanistan
UN Deputy SG Amina Mohammad Emphasises on End to Violence, Inclusive Peace Process & Credible Elections in Afghanistan

United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed spoke to reporters in the capital Kabul, after leading an all-women delegation of

22 Jul 2019
Afghanistan Development Update by World Bank: Low Economic Growth Increasing Poverty, Other Factors
Afghanistan Development Update by World Bank: Low Economic Growth Increasing Poverty, Other Factors

Afghanistan’s economy grew by around two percent in 2018 despite progress in economic policies, likely leading to further increases in

21 Jul 2019
IEC: Over 400000 “Ghost” Voters Removed from the Database
IEC: Over 400000 “Ghost” Voters Removed from the Database

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced that after entering the names and other registered voter’s information into the National

21 Jul 2019
UNDP & Afghan Government to Explore Options Embedded for Peace and SDG’s 2030 Agenda
UNDP & Afghan Government to Explore Options Embedded for Peace and SDG’s 2030 Agenda

At a high-level meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Executive Committee last week, chaired by Afghanistan’s Chief Executive, H.E.

20 Jul 2019
Former Prez Karzai: Pak and US Started the War, Must Cooperate to End it
Former Prez Karzai: Pak and US Started the War, Must Cooperate to End it

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered a speech at a peace gathering in Kabul and expressed that Afghans, peace means

18 Jul 2019
Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace (2019 – 2028): World Leaders at Nelson Mandel Peace Summit Urge to Make Impossible, the Possible
Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace (2019 – 2028): World Leaders at Nelson Mandel Peace Summit Urge to Make Impossible, the Possible

On 24 September 2018, world leaders gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York for the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.

18 Jul 2019
US Ambassador Bass: Candidates Must Follow Afghan Rules During Campaigning, Afghans Demand Transparent Elections
US Ambassador Bass: Candidates Must Follow Afghan Rules During Campaigning, Afghans Demand Transparent Elections

US Ambassador to Kabul John Bass’s statement on Afghan presidential elections was released on Wednesday by the US Embassy. Mr

17 Jul 2019
IS-K Gaining Control of Afghan Territory, Afghan Govt to Still Face Risk From Terror Groups: Pentagon Report
IS-K Gaining Control of Afghan Territory, Afghan Govt to Still Face Risk From Terror Groups: Pentagon Report

The IS-K has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report

17 Jul 2019
Majority of US Military Veterans Don’t Think Afghan and Iraq War Were “Worth Fighting For”: Survey
Majority of US Military Veterans Don’t Think Afghan and Iraq War Were “Worth Fighting For”: Survey

A majority of US military veterans say the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan was "not worth fighting," according to poll

16 Jul 2019
Elections the Sole Way to Determine Afghanistan’s Political Future: CE Abdullah
Elections the Sole Way to Determine Afghanistan’s Political Future: CE Abdullah

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said that there is no other way apart from holding elections to determine Afghanistan's

15 Jul 2019
Afghan Returnees Face More Economic Difficulties Than Refugees That Don’t Come Back: Report
Afghan Returnees Face More Economic Difficulties Than Refugees That Don’t Come Back: Report

A new joint report by the World Bank and UNHCR in Afghanistan has found out that Afghan refugees who returned

15 Jul 2019
UN Urges for Probe Into Sexual Abuse Allegations at ARG
UN Urges for Probe Into Sexual Abuse Allegations at ARG

UNAMA’s Chief of Human Rights Office, Richard Bennet called for an investigation into the allegations of sexual...

14 Jul 2019
President Ghani:  Administrative Complex Will be Built in 27 Provinces
President Ghani: Administrative Complex Will be Built in 27 Provinces

President Ghani on Sunday said that administrative complexes will be built not only in Kabul but also in 27 other

14 Jul 2019
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