National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested the mastermind of the attacks on Kabul University and Kowsar Danesh educational center. NDS in a press release said that Special Forces arrested Mohammad Adil, alias (Asad and Arash), the mastermind of the attacks on Kabul University and Kowsar Danesh educational center from PD12. According to the press release, Adil had been an undergraduate student in the Islamic

14 November 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has firmly condemned the increase in violence against media personnel in Afghanistan and urged the Afghan authorities to give them better protection. Mohammad Aliyas Dayee – who worked for the Radio Azadi, the Afghan offshoot of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) – was killed in Lashkargah, the capital of Helmand province. Aged 32, Dayee had worked for the US government-funded RFE/RL

14 November 2020

Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan Alexei Tsoi has held talks with his Afghan counterpart Minister of Public Health Ahmad Osmani in a virtual format, reported the press service of Kazakh ministry. At the onset of the meeting, Minister Tsoi extended his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of the terrorist act at the Kabul University and wished speedy recovery to

14 November 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday reported 66 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 170 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported ten deaths and 27 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 43,035 the number of total reported deaths is

14 November 2020

At least eight Afghan soldiers and seven Taliban insurgents were killed and 11 people wounded during clashes in Kunduz province early Friday, local officials said. The clashes flared up after the Taliban group armed with guns and rocket launchers attacked on a security position in Imam Sahib district, triggering heavy clashes with the security forces, district chief Mahbubullah Sayeedi said.

14 November 2020

The Afghan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) has started the survey work in Dasht-e-Shibarto area of Bamyan where the province’s second airport will be built. As per Wasdam, the project will help facilitate domestic flights and improve the tourism sector. Bamiyan is one of the main tourist attractions in Afghanistan, largely due to the giant destroyed Buddha statues. It’s also one of the most picturesque regions

14 November 2020

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to pay a one-day visit to Afghanistan this week over the invitation of the Afghan president. As per details, the Pakistani prime minister will discuss the Afghan peace process and bilateral ties with the top Afghan leadership. However, the date of his visit has not been made public due to security reasons.

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The Taliban had threatened an Afghan reporter who was killed in a car bomb attack this week for investigating their attacks, Human Rights Watch said. Radio Liberty reporter Aliyas Dayee, 33, was killed on Thursday when a sticky bomb attached to his car exploded in the southern city of Lashkar Gah, the scene of intense fighting in recent months. Targeted killings of prominent figures, including

14 November 2020

The Pak-Afghan authorities and business community have agreed on the promotion of bilateral trade through Torkham by allowing the entry of empty containers from the Afghan side of the border. As per TheNews report, the consensus was reached between the business communities of both countries in a meeting. The participants of the meeting unanimously decided that 4000 empty

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