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US Expert Says Rift Over Afghan Aid Imperils Prospects For Peace

(TOLO news): “I think if it is only one year away from an election, or less than one year away from an election, it doesn’t make much of a point to reshuffle ministers. And, unavoidably, reshuffling and changing acting responsibilities gives the impression that those changes are politically motivated,” he said. Regarding the current National

Ghani Approved $41,000/Month Salary For German Advisor: MoCI

(TOLO news): for the MoCI said that the German advisor was recommended to the president by the deputy minister of commerce and industries, but subsequently the former minister of commerce and industries said that Ghani himself picked the advisor. In an interview with German media, the German advisor who is named Wolfgang Plasa Uber said

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 30 Pine Nut Farm Workers in Afghanistan

(Lew.Rock.well): The warriors who conducted this drone strike from a safe distance in the U.S. without any danger to themselves other than their moral conscience if they have one are henceforth “heroes.” “Thank you for your service.” The majority of the people killed by the US military in Washington’s 21st century wars for Israel and

Minister tells AP Afghan police are hardest hit by attacks

(Miami Herald): Police in Afghanistan are one of the country's most-criticized security forces, denigrated as corrupt and inept. Yet Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi says police are also the hardest hit, taking 70% of all casualties among government forces, dozens of whom die each day in relentless attacks by Taliban and Islamic State insurgents. Still, President

Karzai reacts to President Ghani’s recent remarks about Marshal Fahim

(KHAAMA PRESS): The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai reacted to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s recent remarks about Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim. The former president said in a statement ‘Unfortunately, indecent remarks were made about Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim during one of the election rallies.’ Karzai further added that he found Marshal Fahim a dignified, patriotic,

10 Pakistanis among 35 Taliban rebels killed in Ghazni

(Afghanistan news): KBAUL: The Afghan security forces have killed 10 Pakistani national’s terrorists among 35 Taliban rebels in a ground operation carried out in central Ghazni province, provincial official said Tuesday. In a statement, the Provincial governor’s office said the operations were conducted in Mangoor, Qarabagh and Kala Ghach villages of the capital city of

Pentagon confirms death of 1 US soldier in Afghanistan

( The U.S. Defense Department confirmed on Tuesday that a U.S. soldier died in Afghanistan on Monday. The soldier was killed by small arms fire when his unit was engaged in combat operations in Wardak Province of Afghanistan, said the Pentagon in a statement, adding the incident is currently under investigation. The United States maintains

Two Taliban suicide bombings in Afghanistan kill dozens

(CGTN America): Nearly 50 people killed in Afghanistan in two suicide bombings. The first blew up at a presidential election rally – killing at least 26 people. A second – at an army base – killed at least 22, including civilians. The charred remains of yet another bombing-a symbol, perhaps, of Afghanistan’s peace process. This

Insurgents’ attacks claim 46 lives amid presidential race in Afghanistan

( At least 46 people were confirmed dead and 70 injured in two deadly bombings claimed by the Afghan Taliban outfit in a single day on Tuesday as the electioneering among presidential runners is getting momentum. The first blast struck a rally of the supporters of presidential runner and incumbent President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in