Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met with the leadership of the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in ARG, the Presidential Palace said. The President’s office in a press release said that President Ghani in his meeting with the defense authorities praised their efforts and assured the support of people and the International Community from them. According to the

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck 122 km southeast of Fayzabad in northeastern Afghanistan on Thursday. The earthquake took place at 9:23 UTC with an epicenter southeast of Fayzabad city. European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, ''Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck 122 km southeast of Fayzabad in Afghanistan today.'' The age of its last eruption, however, is unknown.

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Afghan local officials have confirmed that the Taliban insurgents shot killed two Police officers in Badakhshan province. The spokesman of Badakhshan Police, Sanaullah Rohani told Reporterly that eight officers from different military units have come to Jaram district for their vacations. Rohani noted that the Taliban group came to the Singan area of the Jaram district two

14 November 2019

The security forces arrested two Taliban insurgents during a raid in northern Balkh province, the security officials said. The military authorities declared that the forces arrested the two insurgents during a raid in Chahar Bolak district of Balkh. Security forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons during the same raid, the officials added. The Taliban group has

14 November 2019

Afghan security forces launched airstrikes in three districts of Helmand province in the last 24 hours, killing at least 11 Taliban insurgents. The military officials have said that airstrikes in Lashkgrah district of Helmand killed at least 8 Taliban insurgents. The officials further added an airstrike in Nawzad district of Helmand killed 2 Taliban insurgents while a

14 November 2019

A road accident in Iran’s southeast has killed 28 Afghan nationals, the Iranian media reported on Thursday. The report said 21 people were also injured when two vans collided near the town of Khash in Sistan and Baluchistan province early on Thursday. That’s about 1,500 kilometers southeast of the capital, Tehran. The area is a frequent route

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Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has stressed on presence and involvement of the war victims in any stage of Afghan peace talks. AIHRC in a press release on Thursday said that the commission emphasizes continuation efforts for achieving a stable peace in the country. According to the press release, the commission voiced serious concern over the

14 November 2019

Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Kabul Wang Daxue has met the Afghan State Minister for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi and discussed the upcoming intra-Afghan dialogue in Beijing. The Beijing meeting is likely to be held later this month at a time when the peace process between the Taliban and the US is stalled. The intra-Afghan meeting has

14 November 2019

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has urged the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to fairly and fully evaluate the issues raised in the 10 November letter and reach and make public its findings in a timely manner. UNAMA in a press release said that it provides support to the Afghan electoral authorities and their work to manage credible elections. “On 10 November, the

14 November 2019

Former President, Hamid Karzai met with Emomali Rahmon, President of Republic of Tajikistan during a visit to Dushanbe. A broad range of issues was discussed at the meeting, including bilateral cooperation, current economic and security situation in Afghanistan, regional and global issues. The sides found it necessary to use all available resources to bring peace and stability

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