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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
China Denies Speculation of Its Military Presence in Tajikistan
China Denies Speculation of Its Military Presence in Tajikistan

China's defense ministry defended military cooperation with Tajikistan Thursday following a report of a sizeable Chinese troop presence at a

28 Feb 2019
Flights to & from Afghanistan Cancelled as Pakistan Closes Airspace Amid Escalating Tensions with India
Flights to & from Afghanistan Cancelled as Pakistan Closes Airspace Amid Escalating Tensions with India

World leaders including US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged both countries to de-escalate while calling on...

27 Feb 2019
Situation on Border with Afghanistan Difficult: CIS Member Countries
Situation on Border with Afghanistan Difficult: CIS Member Countries

"The heads of the border agencies have noted that despite a positive trend in cooperation development, the situation...

27 Feb 2019
France and US Turn on Pak to End Terror Group Activities While Requesting Restraint
France and US Turn on Pak to End Terror Group Activities While Requesting Restraint

Meanwhile, Beijing had the softest stance on the escalating tensions. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson...

27 Feb 2019
Amnesty International Urges Justice for Civilian Victims in Afghanistan
Amnesty International Urges Justice for Civilian Victims in Afghanistan

“The authorities in Afghanistan must ensure respect for the rights of the victims of these attacks during any peace...

26 Feb 2019
We Struck Biggest JeM Training Camp, Actions Necessitated Due to Lack of Concrete Measures by Pakistan to Counter Terrorist Infrastructures: Indian Foreign Secretary
We Struck Biggest JeM Training Camp, Actions Necessitated Due to Lack of Concrete Measures by Pakistan to Counter Terrorist Infrastructures: Indian Foreign Secretary

“The Government of India is firmly and resolutely committed to taking all necessary measures to fight the menace...

26 Feb 2019
Interim-Government Not a Theme of Consultative Loya Jirga/ Agreement Terms with Taliban to Be Identified After the Jigra: Daudzai
Interim-Government Not a Theme of Consultative Loya Jirga/ Agreement Terms with Taliban to Be Identified After the Jigra: Daudzai

Omar Daudzai, the Head of Secretariat of High Peace Council cleared today in Kabul that the issue of the interim

25 Feb 2019
Afghanistan to be an Exporter Country: President Ghani at Chabahar Shipment Export Inaugural Ceremony in Nimroz
Afghanistan to be an Exporter Country: President Ghani at Chabahar Shipment Export Inaugural Ceremony in Nimroz

Recently, the president announced that he has called for an inclusive consultative Grand Assembly for peace...

24 Feb 2019
Civilian Deaths from Afghan Conflict Hit Record High in 2018, Says UN Report
Civilian Deaths from Afghan Conflict Hit Record High in 2018, Says UN Report

Afghanistan is deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable,” said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s...

24 Feb 2019
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