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Cannot Give Guarantees on Afghanistan’s Future: Sullivan
Cannot Give Guarantees on Afghanistan’s Future: Sullivan

Kabul: With the US and NATO withdrawing their troops from Afghanistan, there is a growing concern that the country may fall into a civil war and terrorists can use...

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Top Generals Against Full Withdrawal, Biden Rejects Advice: Report
Top Generals Against Full Withdrawal, Biden Rejects Advice: Report

Kabul: Top US military commanders had suggested US President Joe Biden to consider putting in...

18 Apr 2021
War in Afghanistan Cost $2 Trillion, Claimed 241,000 Lives: Study
War in Afghanistan Cost $2 Trillion, Claimed 241,000 Lives: Study

Kabul: As per a report released on Friday by the Costs of War Project, the...

17 Apr 2021
As Biden Announces End of ‘Forever War’, Ghani Says Afghanistan Capable Of Defending Itself
As Biden Announces End of ‘Forever War’, Ghani Says Afghanistan Capable Of Defending Itself

Kabul: In a formal announcement, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday, that he will...

15 Apr 2021
Germany, NATO To Match Troop Withdrawal With US: Minister
Germany, NATO To Match Troop Withdrawal With US: Minister

Kabul: With the US administration announcing its complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by 9/11 before...

14 Apr 2021
Germany, NATO To Match Troop Withdrawal With US: Minister
Germany, NATO To Match Troop Withdrawal With US: Minister

Kabul: With the US administration announcing its complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by 9/11 before the 20th anniversary of the twin towers attack...

14 Apr 2021
Document Highlighting Nine Guiding Principles For Turkey Summit Released
Document Highlighting Nine Guiding Principles For Turkey Summit Released

Kabul: A document highlighting guiding principles and other pertinent points for the Istanbul Summit, scheduled...

11 Apr 2021
Fully ready for Turkish summit: President Ghani
Fully ready for Turkish summit: President Ghani

Kabul: The Afghan government will participate in the Istanbul Summit in Turkey with full readiness, said Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan...

8 Apr 2021
Full Withdrawal from Afghanistan Will Be Tough: White House
Full Withdrawal from Afghanistan Will Be Tough: White House

Kabul: The full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by May 1 will be difficult due to logistical reasons, said Jennifer Rene Psaki, the White House press secretary in a briefing on Monday...

6 Apr 2021
Political, Security Uncertainty Adversely Affect Afghanistan’s Economic Recovery: World Bank
Political, Security Uncertainty Adversely Affect Afghanistan’s Economic Recovery: World Bank

Kabul: World Bank (WB) in its report, Setting Course to Recovery, stated that growth in Afghanistan is likely to reach one percent in 2021 and touch three percent in 2022 as the COVID-19 crisis resolves...

5 Apr 2021
1,580 Killed And Wounded In Afghanistan Due To Mine Explosions in 2020
1,580 Killed And Wounded In Afghanistan Due To Mine Explosions in 2020

Kabul: At least 1,580 people have been killed and wounded due to mine explosions in...

4 Apr 2021
30 Peace Plans Submitted to HCNR Till Apr 4
30 Peace Plans Submitted to HCNR Till Apr 4

Kabul: With the Istanbul peace summit round the corner, the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) announced that a meeting for drafting...

4 Apr 2021
Human Rights Watch: ‘Taliban Target Journalists, Women in Media’
Human Rights Watch: ‘Taliban Target Journalists, Women in Media’

Taliban forces are deliberately targeting journalists and other media workers, including women, in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today...

1 Apr 2021
Afghanistan Survived COVID19, But May Not Survive Hunger: AI
Afghanistan Survived COVID19, But May Not Survive Hunger: AI

The Amnesty International says Afghanistan’s four million of internally displaced people (IDPs) were already living in dire conditions when the COVID-19 pandemic hit globally...

31 Mar 2021
Blinken Says US & Nato Partners Will Exit Afghanistan ‘Together’
Blinken Says US & Nato Partners Will Exit Afghanistan ‘Together’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday that American forces will only withdraw from Afghanistan in co-ordination with their Nato allies...

29 Mar 2021
Record Number of People with Disabilities in Afghanistan Increases by 11 Percent in 14 Years: AIHRC
Record Number of People with Disabilities in Afghanistan Increases by 11 Percent in 14 Years: AIHRC

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in it's new study finds that the number of people with disabilities in Afghanistan has a 11 percent increase in 14 years...

28 Mar 2021
Biden Considering Keeping US Counter-Terrorism Troops in Afghanistan
Biden Considering Keeping US Counter-Terrorism Troops in Afghanistan

The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is looking to keep the U.S. troops in Afghanistan past May 1 deadline while exploring a deal in which the Taliban would allow a U.S. counter-terrorism force to remain as they confront their Islamic State foes, a top U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday...

25 Mar 2021
Killings, Suffering of Afghanistan’s People ‘Must End Now’: UN Special Rep.
Killings, Suffering of Afghanistan’s People ‘Must End Now’: UN Special Rep.

Six months into Afghanistan’s latest round of peace talks, progress remains slow and demands strong support from the global community, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security...

24 Mar 2021
Increased Violence, Targeted Killings Impede Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan: Women’s Group
Increased Violence, Targeted Killings Impede Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan: Women’s Group

A group of 35 of the cross-regional Members of the Group of Friends of Afghanistan and/or the Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan as listed below...

23 Mar 2021
Biden: Pulling Out US Troops From Afghanistan by 1 May Would Be ‘Tough’
Biden: Pulling Out US Troops From Afghanistan by 1 May Would Be ‘Tough’

The US and the Taliban struck a deal last year stipulating the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in exchange for certain steps by the Taliban...

17 Mar 2021
HRW Says Targeted Killings of Civilians Escalate in Afghanistan
HRW Says Targeted Killings of Civilians Escalate in Afghanistan

Insurgent groups in Afghanistan have escalated their targeted killings of women and religious minorities, Human Rights Watch said today...

16 Mar 2021
Interior Minister Says Afghan Forces Can Hold Their Own
Interior Minister Says Afghan Forces Can Hold Their Own

Afghanistan’s interior minister has said that Afghan security forces can hold their ground even if U.S. troops withdraw...

14 Mar 2021
UNSC Urges Immediate End to Killings of Afghan Civilians
UNSC Urges Immediate End to Killings of Afghan Civilians

The UN Security Council urged on Friday an "immediate end" to attacks on civilians in Afghanistan amid an escalating number that has targeted...

13 Mar 2021
US Plan Best Chance for Afghan Peace Process: Karzai
US Plan Best Chance for Afghan Peace Process: Karzai

The recent floated U.S. draft for a deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government...

11 Mar 2021
SIGAR Report Highlights ‘High Risk’ Areas of Afghan Reconstruction
SIGAR Report Highlights ‘High Risk’ Areas of Afghan Reconstruction

The rate of Taliban violence continues to rise despite the now one-year-old peace deal aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, and the Afghan military still struggles...

11 Mar 2021
Biden Admin. Should “Reconsider” May 1 Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal: Top US Senate Democrat
Biden Admin. Should “Reconsider” May 1 Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal: Top US Senate Democrat

Democratic opposition to the possible withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan grew on Tuesday with...

10 Mar 2021
Pentagon Uncertain of US Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan as Deadline Nears
Pentagon Uncertain of US Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan as Deadline Nears

The Pentagon said on Monday that it has not decided whether to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, as Washington considers a potential end to America’s longest war...

9 Mar 2021
Afghan Women Must Play leading Role in Peace Process: UN
Afghan Women Must Play leading Role in Peace Process: UN

The United Nations seeks a leading role for women in decision making at all levels in Afghanistan’s peace process that is expected to enter a new phase in the coming weeks or months...  

8 Mar 2021
US Secretary of State’s Letter to Afghan President on Peace Process
US Secretary of State’s Letter to Afghan President on Peace Process

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a letter to President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah presented suggestions on Afghan peace process, Tolonews revealed...

7 Mar 2021
Khalilzad Proposes New Summit with Taliban on Interim Govt in Afghanistan
Khalilzad Proposes New Summit with Taliban on Interim Govt in Afghanistan

The Biden administration’s top envoy to Afghanistan proposed forming a conference of Afghan and Taliban leaders to hammer out an interim government in a sign that the White House would like peace talks to move faster...

6 Mar 2021