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Afghanistan to Form Military Council of Women

Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani on Saturday declared that there will be an initiative to form a Military Council of Afghan Women. The Afghan women, especially those in uniform, gathered in the Ministry of Defense to discuss “Peace and Security” during a three day conference. Speaking to the uniformed Afghan …

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Abdullah at SCO Emphasizes on Regional Cooperation, Counter-Terrorism

Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called on participants at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit that the region needs an efficient strategy to fight against terrorism. On behalf of Afghanistan, Abdullah on Saturday addressed the 18th meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s 2019 Council of Heads of Governments in Tashkent. …

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Pentagon Soars Airstrikes in Afghanistan

The U.S. military has carried out more than 1,100 strikes in Afghanistan in September, according to the new Pentagon figures. Recently, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported that there were 1,113 strikes in September compared with 810 strikes in August, and 537 in July. The rise in the number of …

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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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Peace Is Closer Than Ever: Ghani

President Ashraf Ghani reiterated that holding presidential election and preserving the republican system of government are the only solutions to end the long-term conflict in Afghanistan. In a video message for International Day of Peace, Ghani said that despite bad willing of opponents, Afghanistan is close to peace than any …

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Peace Is Impossible Without Ceasefire: Ghani

President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said that peace with Taliban is not possible without having a ceasefire. Speaking at the introduction ceremony of new Afghan intelligence chief, President Ghani said that he is ready for talks with Taliban but he does not accept threatening and violence. Ghani emphasized that in …

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UN Envoy Calls For End to Violence in Afghanistan

The UN Envoy to Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto in a statement on Tuesday calls on fighting parties to stop violence in Afghanistan.  The UNAMA chief said that the violence during this week across Afghanistan underscores the urgency of ending the conflict through a negotiated settlement. “The suffering of the Afghan people …

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