Kabul: Acting Defense Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi met with Second Vice-President Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Thursday, to assure him that the security situation will soon change, as security agencies have taken necessary measures to confront the Taliban. In a statement, the Office of the Second Vice-President stated that the Afghan government will try everything possible to defend its territorial integrity, and stressed the need

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Kabul: Sweden’s International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are reinforcing their partnership through an innovative long-term development program to build resilience at community and ecosystems level, according to a statement on Thursday. The partnership will help boost local rural economies in conjunction with the on-going humanitarian response, and contribute to building peace in Afghanistan. “The new Climate Resilient Ecological

24 June 2021

Kabul: According to the official statistics of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday, 63 patients died due to the COVID-19 virus during the past 24 hours while 1,967 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection were reported. The MoPH also stated that 697 patients recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours. The Ministry of Public Health tested 6,197 suspected coronavirus samples

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Kabul: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Thursday reported the killing of 221 Taliban insurgents in various military operations across Kunar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Ghor, Balkh, Faryab, Helmand, Nimroz, Kunduz, and Badakhshan provinces, over the past 24 hours. The MoD stated that 88 other Taliban insurgents were wounded during the operations. Additionally, the MoD, said that 29 improvised explosive devices (IED), which

24 June 2021

Kabul: The Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Wednesday clarified that Turkey would not send additional troops to Afghanistan as part of a plan to run and secure Kabul's airport after the United States and NATO withdrawal from the country later this year. Turkish and US military officials met in Turkey’s capital on Thursday to discuss plans for Turkish troops to continue securing

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