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German Who Joined Taliban Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail by Court of Düsseldorf, Germany
German Who Joined Taliban Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail by Court of Düsseldorf, Germany

In late November, German press agency Deutschland Welle followed the story of Thomas K., the German man who was a

11 Dec 2018
The High Advisory Board on Peace to be Launched
The High Advisory Board on Peace to be Launched

The negotiating team, headed by the president's chief of staffs, is committed to advancing...

11 Dec 2018
Nepotism in MoMP Recruitment, Illegal Mining an Issue: IJAC Findings
Nepotism in MoMP Recruitment, Illegal Mining an Issue: IJAC Findings

The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) on Monday issued its findings and recommendations of its Ministry-Wide Vulnerability

11 Dec 2018
USAID & MoWA Launch Anti-Harassment Programme
USAID & MoWA Launch Anti-Harassment Programme

The 16 Days of Activism is an international campaign which runs from November...

10 Dec 2018
Values of Universal Declaration of Human Rights Important in Peace Process of Afghanistan: UN on International Human Rights Day
Values of Universal Declaration of Human Rights Important in Peace Process of Afghanistan: UN on International Human Rights Day

The statement pointed how the UN has welcomed Afghanistan’s human rights achievements...

10 Dec 2018
Pakistan Continue to Harbour Terrorists that Kill Our Soldiers: Nikki Haley
Pakistan Continue to Harbour Terrorists that Kill Our Soldiers: Nikki Haley

The comment comes after US President Donald Trump blamed Pakistan for giving a safe...

9 Dec 2018
On International Anti-Corruption Day, President Highlights Reform to Tackle Corruption
On International Anti-Corruption Day, President Highlights Reform to Tackle Corruption

On International Anti-Corruption Day, President Ghani and many leaders addressed an event in Kabul. President Ghani in his address at the

9 Dec 2018
Russia Abstains from Vote in Favour of UNGA Resolution for Afghanistan
Russia Abstains from Vote in Favour of UNGA Resolution for Afghanistan

Russia in the United Nations General Assembly abstained to vote in favor of the recent UN resolution on Afghanistan’s situation. The

9 Dec 2018
India Criticises UN for Failing to Curtail Taliban in Afghanistan, Reaffirms Support for Afghan-led and Owned Peace Process
India Criticises UN for Failing to Curtail Taliban in Afghanistan, Reaffirms Support for Afghan-led and Owned Peace Process

Counselor in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Eenam Gambhir said at a UN General...

8 Dec 2018
Afghan Taliban Comprises Those Who Cross Border to Reside in Camps Disguised as Refugees: Pak PM Imran Khan
Afghan Taliban Comprises Those Who Cross Border to Reside in Camps Disguised as Refugees: Pak PM Imran Khan

The prime minister said Pakistan was not "hedging" towards China, rather...

8 Dec 2018
IEC Issues Declaration Against IECC Decision to Invalidate Kabul Ballots, Calls the Act ‘Illegal’
IEC Issues Declaration Against IECC Decision to Invalidate Kabul Ballots, Calls the Act ‘Illegal’

The IEC chief, while addressing a press conference expressed the decision to invalidate Kabul...

6 Dec 2018
IDPs Have Begun to Return to Jaghuri and Malistan Districts: UN OCHA Report
IDPs Have Begun to Return to Jaghuri and Malistan Districts: UN OCHA Report

A total of 306,200 people have been verified as being displaced by conflict in 2018...

6 Dec 2018
Afghanistan Tops the Global Terror Index as World’s ‘Deadliest’ Country
Afghanistan Tops the Global Terror Index as World’s ‘Deadliest’ Country

According to the latest Global Terror Index, Afghanistan has displaced Iraq from the position of world’s deadliest country for terrorism. The

6 Dec 2018
Second VP Poses Various Questions at Taliban on Behalf of People, Asks if Taliban is Adapted to the Future Generations’ Needs
Second VP Poses Various Questions at Taliban on Behalf of People, Asks if Taliban is Adapted to the Future Generations’ Needs

The second vice president of Afghanistan Sarwar Danish spoke in a ceremony on the anniversary of the adoption of the

6 Dec 2018
We Are in Afghanistan to Help the People & Help Ourselves: NATO Chief at Foreign Ministers Meet
We Are in Afghanistan to Help the People & Help Ourselves: NATO Chief at Foreign Ministers Meet

NATO Secretary General on Wednesday addressed the last session of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting. The session was dedicated to

5 Dec 2018
Afghanistan is Continuing to Find a Better Tomorrow: UN Resident Coordinator for Afghanistan Toby Lanzer
Afghanistan is Continuing to Find a Better Tomorrow: UN Resident Coordinator for Afghanistan Toby Lanzer

Toby Lanzer, the UN Resident Coordinator in Afghanistan spoke for a UN Web TV special series. He pointed out that Afghanistan

5 Dec 2018
Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi Assures Islamabad’s Support to Afghanistan’s Peace
Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi Assures Islamabad’s Support to Afghanistan’s Peace

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday,assured that Pakistan has always played a ‘supportive’ role for bringing peace in

5 Dec 2018
Death Toll of All Soldiers in Afghanistan ‘Unsustainable’: US Marine Lt Gen McKenzie
Death Toll of All Soldiers in Afghanistan ‘Unsustainable’: US Marine Lt Gen McKenzie

As the death toll among Afghanistan’s security forces has increased, and the stalemate in the fight against Taliban militants is

5 Dec 2018
UN Calls for Women-Inclusive Peace Process in Afghanistan
UN Calls for Women-Inclusive Peace Process in Afghanistan

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan released a statement after the Afghanistan...

4 Dec 2018
US Defense Secretary Mattis Asks Everyone to Support Afghan and Indian Efforts at Peace
US Defense Secretary Mattis Asks Everyone to Support Afghan and Indian Efforts at Peace

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, in a strong message to Pakistan, declared that it is time for everyone to support

4 Dec 2018
Taliban’s Doha Team Lands in Pakistan
Taliban’s Doha Team Lands in Pakistan

The head of the Taliban has called Taliban’s political envoys to Pakistan for consultations with the movement's leadership, ahead of

4 Dec 2018
New Reform Programme to End Corruption in Police Launches
New Reform Programme to End Corruption in Police Launches

Ministry of Defense Spokesperson Ghafoor Jawid while addressing a press conference said that the ministry’s offensive operations have increased and

3 Dec 2018
Leaving Afghanistan Would Cost Us More Than Staying: NATO Chief
Leaving Afghanistan Would Cost Us More Than Staying: NATO Chief

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed a press conference ahead of the meeting of foreign ministers. He stated that “We must

3 Dec 2018
US Envoy Khalilzad Embarks on 3rd Visit to the Region
US Envoy Khalilzad Embarks on 3rd Visit to the Region

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad is going to travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the

3 Dec 2018
US and China Lay-off the Trade War, But Only Partially and Subject to an Ultimatum
US and China Lay-off the Trade War, But Only Partially and Subject to an Ultimatum

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping finally agreed to suspend any new tariffs in the escalating ‘trade war’

2 Dec 2018
Mattis Acknowledges Progress in Afghanistan but Clarifies that US Troops are Here to Stay for Now
Mattis Acknowledges Progress in Afghanistan but Clarifies that US Troops are Here to Stay for Now

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis assured that he is determined to find an end to the war in Afghanistan, but

2 Dec 2018
IEC Declares Preliminary Results for 5 Provinces
IEC Declares Preliminary Results for 5 Provinces

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the preliminary results of parliamentary elections for five provinces-Samangan, Nuristan, Maidan Wardak, Sar-e-Pul and

2 Dec 2018
On 30th World AIDS Day, WHO Regional Director Expresses Concern Over Increasing Cases in East Mediterranean Region
On 30th World AIDS Day, WHO Regional Director Expresses Concern Over Increasing Cases in East Mediterranean Region

The annual number of new HIV infections in other WHO regions is declining, but in WHO’s Eastern...

1 Dec 2018
Turkmenistan Set to Build 10km Additional Railway Line In Afghanistan
Turkmenistan Set to Build 10km Additional Railway Line In Afghanistan

A decision was made in April to build a railway from Turkmenistan’s Galkynysh...

1 Dec 2018
UN Secretary General Calls on Countries to Work Amicably, Emphasises the Importance of Paris Agreement Workings at COP24
UN Secretary General Calls on Countries to Work Amicably, Emphasises the Importance of Paris Agreement Workings at COP24

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said during the G20 meet that there was a “lack of trust between peoples in

1 Dec 2018
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