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Hekmatyar Presents His ‘Reform Plan’ to IEC

Hezb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar says in the current situation there is no possibility of forming interim government or bringing changes in electoral system  as the party presented its “reform plan” to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday. Citizens having the right to cast vote, allowing the political parties to …

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Indonesian FM to Visit Kabul, Discuss About Afghan Peace Talks

Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi will arrive in Kabul on Monday (Nov. 6) to discuss with government officials the Afghan peace and reconciliation process. She is expected to visit Afghanistan and reiterate Jakarta’s support for peace efforts, the Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Armanata Nasir said. Adding that  the Indonesian government is …

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Abdullah Calls on Politicians to Avoid Divisions

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Friday called on Afghan politicians to avoid giving opportunities to the enemies by divisions and disunion. “If we continue the rest of the way by having division and disagreements, I think this would be an opportunity for the enemies of Afghanistan,” Abdullah said while speaking …

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Afghanistan Orders Ban on Telegram, WhatsApp

Afghanistan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ATRA) has ordered telecom companies to block Telegram and WhatsApp applications, reasoning security concerns. According to two official letters went viral, ATRA asked telecom companies to shut the applications for 20 days starting 01 Nov. In addition, it instructs the companies to block a number of …

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U.S. Making ‘Tremendous Strides’ in Afghanistan, Trump Says in Cabinet Meeting

Addressing the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the U.S. President Donald Trump says they making “tremendous strides in Afghanistan”, following the Washington’s new strategy for the war-torn country. Describing the U.S. military actions against terror groups, Trump said that ISIS is being “decimated”, and they have “quickly” moved to Africa and …

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U.S. To Give Pakistan Chance to Strike Terrorist Targets: Tillerson  

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has informed the Congress that Pakistan is prepared to focus on terrorists if offered info and Washington plans to present Islamabad the chance to show it. At a Senate International Relations Committee hearing on Monday evening, American lawmakers also warned that if the United States insisted on having the choice of first …

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E-ID Cards to Be Distributed with Addition of ‘Nationality, Ethnicity’ Soon: Officials

Distribution of electronic Identification (e-ID) cards soon to begin with addition of “nationality” and “ethnicity”, the Population Registration Office said Tuesday. It comes as Wolesi Jirga (Lower House) on Monday rejected the president’s decree on Population Registration Act that calls for change in the article 6 of the law. Suggests …

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