(Pajhwok): Afghan Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mohammad Ashraf Haidari on Wednesday said President Ashraf Ghani has welcomed his Sri Lankan counterpart’s warm congratulatory message to the government and people of Afghanistan on the 101st Anniversary of Reclamation of Afghanistan’s Independence. He told Pajhwok Afghan News: “As part of the ongoing high-level exchanges between the leaders of
(TOLO News): “All obstacles ahead of the intra-Afghan talks have been removed. The prisoner swap process will end soon and intra-Afghan talks will begin,” Khwazoon tweeted. Khwazoon also said that Afghanistan's Islamic Republic negotiation team is fully prepared for the trip to Doha. This comes after US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien on Tuesday in
(Pajhwok): I came across a weird 30-page book, or shall I call it a pamphlet, named ‘Kite Fights: The Proxy Wars behind the Kabul Gurdwara Massacre.’ It is written by Pieter Friedrich and the US based prominent Khalistani businessman Bhajan Singh. Khalistan is a call for a separate country from Indian Punjab and is backed
(Pakistan Today): Undoubtedly World community, International organisations and specially the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan are anxious to see sustainable and everlasting peace in Afghanistan. But this commitment seems meaningless if Intra — Afghan talk does not start soon.But there are many hurdles to bring normalization in buffer state which primarily relates to its future prospects.
(ONE TV NEWS): With the release, there are now 120 Taliban prisoners remaining. Fraidoon Khwazoon, a spokesman for High Council for National Reconciliation, said that=prisoner swap process will be completed soon and talks will begin. He said that the negotiating team fully prepared for trip to Doha. The captives who were released by the Taliban
(BNA): ANA helicopter crashes in Takhar, but no one was reported injured in the incident. According to reports, the helicopter was transporting the bodies of martyred soldiers yesterday noon, had a technical problem and crashed in Rustaq district. A local source in Takhar, in a contact with BNA confirmed the crash. He said the occupants
(ATN News): According to officials, 153 were released on Tuesday and 47 on Monday. This group is part of the batch of 320 prisoners that President Ashraf Ghani did not want to release based on the severity of their crimes. Officials described the 320 as hardcore and as having masterminded some of the most heinous
(BBC NEW): A Taliban official told the AFP news agency that 200 prisoners had been freed by the Afghan authorities since Monday, while the Taliban reportedly released four Afghan commandos. The release of Taliban inmates has been a pre-condition to negotiations to end 19 years of conflict in the country. Peace talks are expected to