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Karzai Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in Moscow


Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday. Currently, Karzai is in Russia for the fifth Moscow Conference on International Security. In his meeting with Lavrov, he discussed Afghanistan’s situation and thanked Moscow’s efforts in encouraging the Taliban to join peace talks …

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Arrests Mount in Mazar-e-Sharif Deadly Attack


Afghan authorities have arrested 35 people in connection with recent deadly attack on the army base in northern Balkh province.  Last week, close to 200 soldiers were killed and nearly 100 more injured in the Taliban-claimed attack on Shaheen 209th Corps in Mazar-e-Sharif city of the province. According to information …

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Illegal Activities Create Challenges for Afghanistan


A number of Afghan Senators say illegal activities by the political parties create challenges in the country.  Senator Dawood Ghafari said, “Unfortunately, some of the political parties follow their own targets instead of implementing the democracy process and cooperation for improvement. Their activities should be tracked.” Senator Jumauddin Geyanwall said, …

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Infighting Kills 25 Taliban in Herat


At least 57 Taliban militants have been killed or wounded in an infighting in western Shindand district of Herat province, officials said on Tuesday. The clashes were erupted during the last 24 hours in Khofian, Blandak, Shir Abad and Deh Aman areas of the district which left 25 militants dead …

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Central Asian Traders Want to ‘Invest’ in Afghanistan


A number of traders from Central Asian countries are willing to invest in different parts of Afghanistan, officials said Monday. Afghanistan has nearly two billion USD trade relation with Central Asian countries each year, particularly in petroleum production and construction. Ibrahim Tamseel, adviser to President Ghani’s special envoy for Central …

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MPs Demand Summoning President to Parliament


The Lower House of Parliament says President monopolies all authorities and should be summoned to parliament based on the constitutions. Parliament members declared that the cabinet of the government are incompetent authorities and the main responsive of the current challenges, particularly the mass killings is the President who should give …

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