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Karzai Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in Moscow

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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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Central Asian Traders Want to ‘Invest’ in Afghanistan

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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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‘MOAB’ Bombing Signals Terrorist Sponsoring States

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A number of parliamentarians while welcoming ‘Mother of All Bombs’ bombing on ISIS caves in Nangarhar province say the act was a warning to countries that still support terrorism. The parliament members insist on more counter ISIS operations and aerial bombings. “It was a clear message to countries like Iran …

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Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Civilians in Helmand

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A roadside bomb explosion late on Friday killed 11 civilians in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. Provincial governor spokesperson Omar Zwak said that the blast occurred last night around 7:30 pm in Mullah Abbas village in Nawa district. He added that a vehicle which was carrying civilians from the capital …

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Moscow Security Conference on Afghanistan to be Held By Tomorrow

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Russia hosts an apparently important regional security conference on Afghanistan tomorrow, to address growing security challenges in the country. The meeting would host various neighboring countries, including, Pakistan, India, and Iran. Afghanistan would also participate in the conference with the hope the countries like Pakistan and recently Russia, should distinguish …

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Afghan Parliament Suspends 4 MPs over Absenteeism

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Afghan parliament suspended four lawmakers on Wednesday over absenteeism. The suspended parliamentarians included Ahmad Behzad, Freshta Anwari, Bashir Ahmad Tahyanj and Parween Durani. “According to the article number seventy-three of the internal rules, those four MPs announced have officially been deprived from all privileges and no longer can participate in …

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