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CAPS Meets European Union Special Envoy For Afghanistan

On 17th October 2019, Hekmat K. Karzai, Chairman of the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS) held a meeting with Roland Kobia, European Union Special Envoy for Afghanistan. Mr Karzai briefed Amb Kobia about the recent expansion of CAPS into Herat, Helmand and Nangarhar provinces. In addition to providing pro-bono legal services to security

By |2019-10-28T08:36:00+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Militants Killed in Kandahar Recent Conflicts

(BNA) Ten armed militants were killed by security troops conflicts in Kandahar province last night and this morning. The militants were targeted in Maiwand District. ANA top commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, ten militants were killed in the clashes. The militants were suppressed on their hideouts while organizing

By |2019-10-23T07:38:24+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Beijing to host ‘intra-Afghan’ conference: Taliban

(Daily Mail): China has invited a Taliban delegation to attend an "intra-Afghan" conference in Beijing, a spokesman said Wednesday, after a prospective deal between the United States and the insurgents collapsed last month. Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban political spokesman, said on Twitter that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's co-founder, had met with Chinese diplomats

By |2019-10-23T07:36:32+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Airstrikes kill 12 Taliban militants, destroy multiple caches of weapons in 5 provinces

(KHAAMA PRESS): A series of airstrikes killed 12 Taliban militants and destroyed multiple caches of weapons in five provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials said the security forces conducted the airstrikes in Sar-e Pul, Zabul, Helmand, Paktiya and Baghlan provinces. The officials further added that the airstrikes in Sar-e Pul district of

By |2019-10-23T07:32:09+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

President Ghani Attends Japanese Emperor’s Enthronement Ceremony

(BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended the crowning ceremony held in Japan, BNA reported. Leaders from more than 180 world countries have also attended the grand ceremony. Emperor just in his rational costume appeared in the ceremony and received the sword decorated with jewelries, which is the symbol of

By |2019-10-23T07:17:29+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban say invited to intra-Afghan talks in China

(One TV): Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said on Twitter that China’s special envoy for Afghanistan and its ambassador to Qatar extended the invitation during a meeting with the group’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. He said that the sides talked about peace process as well. Taliban and Afghan politicians and civil society representatives have

By |2019-10-23T07:13:43+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban do not represent Pashtoons: Bushra Gohar

(Afghanistan Times): A female Pashtoon politician says that the Taliban “are not the representatives of Pashtoons” in both sides of the Durand Line, and neither they “are representative of entire Afghanistan”. In an interview with Afghanistan Times at the sidelines of Herat Security Dialogue-VIII, organized by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), Bushra Gohar,

By |2019-10-23T07:02:46+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

CAPS Hosts the Ambassador and the Head of EU Delegation to Afghanistan

On 15 October 2019, CAPS’ Chairman Hekmat Khalil Karzai met with the Ambassador and Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Afghanistan, Pierre Mayaudin and his colleague Johan Sorensen, the Head of Political Section. During the meeting, Amb Mayaudin shared his insights on the recent presidential elections emphasizing that the results should be fair and

By |2019-10-28T08:28:23+00:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments