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US, Taliban Urged to End Attacks on Afghan Civilians

(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

By |2020-01-25T10:41:12+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

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

By |2020-01-25T10:37:01+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

President Ghani Discusses Peace with German Chancellor, Saudi FM

(BNA): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany on the sideline of the World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, a statement said. In the meeting, Chancellor Merkel expressed support for the Afghan government’s efforts in peace process, in which the Afghans should be in the lead and

By |2020-01-25T10:34:48+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Peace in Afghanistan Must Not Ignore Afghan Voices

(BNA): Talk of peace has returned to Afghanistan, with the prospect of talks between the U.S. administration and the Taliban being revived. We can faintly discern the outlines of a potential deal: a timeline set for withdrawal, a possible reduction in violence, and an eventual power-sharing agreement – the details of which will be furiously

By |2020-01-25T10:32:27+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

America’s peace deal won’t stop Taliban hostilities: Saleh

(Afghanistan Times): A hectic effort spearheaded by the United States negotiating a settlement with the Taliban won’t stop the militants’ hostilities in Afghanistan even if a peace deal is brokered and that they would never halt their attacks on Afghan people, said ex-spymaster and the incumbent president Ghani’s running mate, Amrullah Saleh. Qatar talks may

By |2020-01-25T10:28:36+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Taliban Militants Killed in Balkh Air Strike

(BNA): Six Taliban militants were killed in an air strike in Balkh yesterday. Mohammad Hanef Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, the Taliban were killed by air forces raid which was took place on their rally in Boka village, Balkh district. The Taliban wanted to storm on police checkpoints of Alamkhail and Margentapa

By |2020-01-25T10:21:51+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments