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Prisoner Swap Did Not Take Place: Taliban

The Taliban militant group has confirmed that the exchange of Haqqani network prisoners with the two kidnapped professor of American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) did not take place.  In a phone call with Ariana News, the group’s spokesman Zabihulla Mjujaheed said, Anas Haqqani, Hafiz Rashid and Mali Khan were expected …

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Elections 2019: IEC Stops Recount Process

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) decided to stop the partial recount process early on Wednesday afternoon. In a statement, IEC said, assessing the complaints of presidential candidates, political parties and civil society organizations were the reason behind the decision. This comes after several presidential candidates boycotted the process. Supporters of …

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Car Bomb Kills Seven in Kabul

At least seven people were killed and 10 others were wounded after a car bomb went off in Kabul’s PD 15 on Wednesday morning,  officials said. According to Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, the incident took place at around 7:25 am in Qasim street in the city. …

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Speculation of Prisoner Swap as ISI Chief Visits Kabul

The Office of Afghanistan’s National Security Council (ONSC) said on Monday that the Chief of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt General Faiz Hameed and the country’s Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood have held talks with Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib in Kabul. Kabir Haqmal, Spokesman of the ONSC said, the …

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