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Taliban: No ‘Ceasefire,’ But ‘Reduction of Violence’

(TOLO News): Mujahid said in a statement that discussions are still underway about a reduction of violence and lessened operations.  The news report about the group’s alleged agreement on a temporary ceasefire was first published by the Associated Press on Sunday, which quoted a source saying an agreement had been reached by all except for

By |2019-12-31T09:52:03+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

erous air-pollution kills 17 people in Kabul

(KHAAMA PRESS): Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health has announced that due to increase of deadly air pollution in capital Kabul, 17 people have so far died. According to the Ministry of Health of Afghanistan, over 8,800 patients have visited public hospitals in last few weeks who mainly were suffering from lung issues, 17 of whom

By |2019-12-31T09:49:23+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban Strongholds Demolished in Kunduz

(BNA): The commando forces of Kunduz province destroyed strongholds of Taliban in Chardara District, Kunduz province last night. Hadi Jamal press in charge of Pamir 217 army corps told BNA, the commando forces in a clearing operation destroyed strongholds of Commander Mawlavi Abdul Khaliq and commander Deleer in the mentioned district. Two Taliban were killed

By |2019-12-31T09:47:11+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban Hideout Destroyed in Paktika

(BNA): A hideout of Taliban terrorist group where roadside mines and explosives were stored was destroyed in Paktika province. Interior Ministry press office told BNA, the police forces of the province carried out cellaring operation in Malayan region, Gomg District, Paktika province, in which a hideout of Taliban was destroyed.

By |2019-12-31T09:45:22+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

17 Taliban Militants Killed in Takhar Operation: MoI

(ATN News): At least 17 Taliban militants were killed in an operation by the Afghan forces in the Dasht-e-Qala district of Takhar province, The Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoI) said in a statement. According to the statement, the operation was conducted in the last two days and so far, 17 Taliban fighters have been killed

By |2019-12-31T09:43:13+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

President Ghani presents outgoing US ambassador Bass with medal

(One TV):  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani presented outgoing US Ambassador John Bass with the Ghazi Wazir Akbar Mohammad Akbar Khan Medal, Afghanistan's highest government award, in Kabul Monday. The president commended Bass for his relentless efforts during his diplomatic mission in Afghanistan in order to deepen and expand Afghanistan-US multifaceted and friendly relations, contribute to

By |2019-12-31T09:41:14+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

How the new visa policy imposed by Pakistan creates hitches for Afghans?

(Afghanistan Times): Having been affected by the decades of turmoil and lost almost all the infrastructural institutions including hospitals, Afghans have chosen Pakistan as a cost effective and an accessible destination for treatment. Though people get convenient cure in the hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan, but still there are some obstacles that disturb the Afghan patients

By |2019-12-31T09:38:40+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Ghani Awarded ‘Ghazi Wazir Akbar Khan’ Medal to Outgoing U.S. Ambassador John Bass

(ATN News): John Bass, the outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, received ‘Ghazi Wazir Akbar Khan’ medal by President Ashraf Ghani for his services in the country, the presidential palace said in a statement. The presidential palace hosted the U.S. Ambassador’s farewell reception ceremony on Monday evening. President Ghani praised Bass’s services during his tenure in

By |2019-12-31T09:35:29+00:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments