(TOLO TV): The provincial governor's spokesman, Talib Mangal, confirmed the incident and said it occured in Alishir district of Khost province. According to Mangal, there is, so far, no clear motive for the attack, but investigations are underway. No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
(TOLO TV): Abdullah argued that instead of imposing more conditions, all offered opportunities should be taken advantage of for peace. Abdullah Abdullah, his deputy Mohammad Mohaqiq, senior campaign team members and Abdullah’s running mates Assadullah Saadati and Babur Farahmand made speeches at the event, mainly accusing President Ghani of “monopolizing” power and the peace process.
(Pajhwok): Nine of every 10 Afghans support peace with the Taliban and 68 percent want a ceasefire ahead of open-ended intra-Afghan talks, shows a new survey by Pajhwok Afghan News. Pajhwok launched the online survey on peace in Pashto, Dari and English languages from January 6 to January 18. The survey covered 2,250 people, including 89 (four percent) were women and the
(BNA): Taliban senior commander was killed in Afghan Security Forces strike in Zabul last night. The raid carried out on hideout of Taliban in Arghanb district, two other Taliban fighters were killed and four others were injured. The Taliban were suppressed on their hideouts. Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a
(BNA): A one-day women rights awareness workshop urged for wide women representation in the process on Sunday. The workshop was held at National Gallery Hall of the Ministry of Information and Culture and attended by a number of cultural women and media journalists, mostly from Government entities, in which the role of women for restoration
(TOLO News): Work on the project in Afghanistan began in February 2018 and will include a 1,814-kilometer gas pipeline intended to pass through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India, with at least 816 kilometers of the pipeline passing through Afghanistan. The pipeline will pass through Herat, Farah, Nimroz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan,
(BNA): Six assaulters were killed in an air raid of Afghan Security Forces on their hideout in Kandahar last night. The Taliban were targeted in Maiwand District while making bombs. Media office of Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement said, a hideout of Taliban with all war equipment has
(ONE TV): In a phone call, Afghan Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz asked China’s ambassador in Kabul, Wang Yu, not to allow business travelers and Afghans who have recently travelled to China to fly to Afghanistan, according to a statement from the ministry. The minister expressed about Afghan students in China’s Wuhan and other cities
(Voice of america): ISLAMABAD - An international rights group Friday demanded that peace talks between the United States and the Afghan Taliban must include a commitment by both sides to end all attacks on civilians in line with the laws of war. Amnesty International lamented in a statement that civilian casualties remain at near-record levels
Taliban’s Reduction of Violence ‘Would Facilitate Meaningful Negotiations on Afghanistan’s Future,’ US President
(BNA): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met the U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss city of Davos, on Wednesday afternoon, a presidential statement said. Both leaders discussed Afghanistan and regional situations, the presidential press office said in the statement. Both sides also hinted to their earlier discussions