The Presidential palace has announced in a statement that president Ghani has left for Azerbaijan to participate in the Global Baku Forum. Apart from, addressing the forum, he is set to meet the president of Azerbaijan and discuss the regional issues and expanding bilateral ties. The governments of Afghanistan and Azerbaijan will also sign an agreement

13 March 2019

Security forces reported that the perpetrators of killing a 6-year-old child in Kabul were arrested. According to these authorities, Kabul Police Criminal Investigation Department was informed about the kidnapping of a 6-year-old child by the name of Mahsa from police district 11 of Kabul city. Police acted to secure her release, but she was found dead, city’s police chief Syed Mohammad Roshandil told reporters.

13 March 2019

Security forces reported that 31 terrorists including nine suicide bombers related to Al-Qaeda branch of India were killed in Ghazni Province. As a result of airstrikes in Giro district of Ghazni province, one militant hideout related to Al-Qaeda branch of India, 31 terrorists including 9 suicide bombers were killed, as per Afghan Defense Ministry. According to ministry

13 March 2019

Pakistan and Turkmenistan have signed an agreement on implementation of the $8 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline. The two sides also agreed on establishing a working group to finalise an agreement on a transmission line of up to 1,000MW electricity. The deal will enable Pakistan’s Interstate Gas Company to enter a formal technical implementation agreement for the

13 March 2019

The Ministry of Defense on Tuesday announced that new officials have assumed charge in key positions of the Ministry of Defense and Afghan Air Force. According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the commander of Special Operations Corps Gen. Bismillah Waziri has been appointed as new Chief of Staff of the Afghan Army. Moreover, Dr.

13 March 2019

Robert J Palladino, the deputy spokesperson of the US Department of State on Tuesday evening clarified on being asked about the recently announced points of draft agreement, saying he will not be able to go into more details on the agreement itself, “because they’re private conversations”. He said that the parties need time to work things out and to work out these issues

13 March 2019

Afghan army in north reported that seven Taliban militants and a key commander of the group were killed in Kunduz province. 209 Shaheen Corps press office said that today a Taliban insurgent convey headed by Mullah Aladdin known as Wasiq was identified and targeted by air force in Khan Abad district of Kunduz province. According to 209

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