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UN Appoints Sima Samar to Advisory Board on Mediation

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has appointed Sima Samar – Chairperson of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission – to his High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. Samar has been appointed along with Juan Gabriel Valdés to the secretary general’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. “Ms. Samar and Mr. Valdés succeed Ms. …

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President Ghani, Imran Khan Discuss Peace via Phone

President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday spoke with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. During the phone call, the two sides have discussed Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and bilateral cooperation, the statement added. According to the statement, Ghani invited Khan to visit …

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Taliban Key Commander Killed in Faryab

A key commander of the Taliban along with six other insurgents was killed on Tuesday night during a Special Operation conducted by commando forces in Faryab province, the 209 Shaheen Corps said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement identifies the Taliban commander as Abu-Talha. The military operation was conducted in Garzivan district of …

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