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Ghani Fires MoFA Spokesman, Abdullah Tells Him to Continue His Job

President Ashraf Ghani has fired foreign ministry’s spokesperson, Sibghatullah Ahmadi over his twitter comments on Pakistan’s talks with the Taliban insurgent group but the Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has denounced his decision. The Afghan presidential palace and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) released conflicting statements over the Taliban’s 12-member visit …

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Mullah Tarakhail Refuses to Appear Before AGO

A former lawmaker accused of mistreating the Afghan Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs has refused to appear before a prosecutor in the Attorney General Office despite being summoned, nearly a month ago. Ariana News has obtained documents showing that a case file has been opened against Mullah Tarakhail for …

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Government Spokesmen Brawl on Twitter

The Afghan presidential palace and Ministry of Foreign Affairs released conflicting statements regarding Taliban’s visit to Pakistan and later on brawled on Twitter. On October 3, President Ghani’s spokesman Sediq Sediqqi expressed government’s dissatisfaction about the Taliban’s delegation visit from Islamabad. Speaking at a press conference, Mr. Sediqqi said Taliban …

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Lawmakers Slam Muslimyar for Recent Comments

Lawmakers strongly reacted against recent remarks of Senate Chairman Fazel Hadi Muslimyar who recently threatened the election commission to count non-biometric votes. Mr. Muslimyar, a front-row supporter of President Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team, apologized from his comments after roars on Tuesday. Speaking at the general session of the House, parliamentarians …

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