Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

NATO Senior Civilian Representative Visits CAPS

On 11th February 2019, Ambassador Cornelius Zimmermann, the outgoing NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan visited the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS) for a frank discussion with Hekmat K. Karzai, CAPS’ Chairman. Mr Karzai and Amb Zimmermann discussed peace process, NATO mission and upcoming presidential elections in Afghanistan. Mr Karzai briefed Amb Zimmermann

Head of Delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Visits CAPS

Head of Delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Visits CAPS On 16th February, Head of Delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to Afghanistan Mr. Juan Pedro Schaerer visited Center for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS) and met CAPS Chairman Mr. Hekmat Karzai.  Mr. Karzai welcomed Mr. Schaerer to CAPS

CAPS Hosts Afghan Samoon Society For A Discussion

As part of its engagement with the civil societies, on 18th February 2019, the Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS) hosted members of the Afghan Samoon Society. Welcoming the participants, Hekmat K. Karzai, CAPS’ Chairman shared his views about the peace process and CAPS’ contribution to the process. Since his return, Mr Karzai said,

2 blasts occurred in celebration ceremony of farmers in Helmand

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two blasts took place in a ceremony celebrating the National Farmers’ Day in southern Helmand province on Saturday. The blasts happened in Karzai stadium as several government officials, including governor, and ordinary people were in attendance in Lashkargah City, the provincial capital. According to unofficial reports, governor and deputy governor were among the

US, EU underline end to war in Afghanistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States and the European Union have pledged respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan. Diplomats from the two sides, at a meeting in Washington, vowed to encourage all countries to support the current peace process, inclusive intra-Afghan talks and reconstruction in Afghanistan. The State Department said on Friday

Traffic accident: 1 man killed, 7 injured in Panjshir

KABUL (Pajhwok): One person has been killed and seven others injured after a vehicle plunged into the Panjshir River in central Panjshir province, an official said on Friday. Governor spokesman Mohammad Mansour Anabi told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in the Panjperan locality on Thursday. Individuals on board in the vehicle were men and

Roadside blast in Kandahar leaves 1 civilian dead, 4 injured

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and four others injured in a blast in the Shawalikot district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, an official said. Police Chief Brig. Gen. Tadin Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News a landmine bomb exploded on civilian vehicle in which members of a family were traveling. The driver was

Scores of insurgents killed in nationwide offensives: MoD

KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine militants have been killed, 11 injured and three others arrested in the past 24 hours nationwide, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement. The operation conducted in Baghlan, Logar, Paktia, Badghis, Balkh, Kunduz and Helmand provinces, the statement said. Security forces recovered weapons and explosives during the operation. Five security

2 US service-member killed in Afghanistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): Two US soldiers were killed during operation in Afghanistan on Friday, According to NATO Resolute Support mission. “In accordance with US Department of Defense policy, the name of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete,” the statement said. The place

3 children killed in Kunar land sliding

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and five people injured as a result of a landsliding on a house in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Friday. Governor spokesman Abdul Ghani Musamim told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened on Thursday night in Asadabad, the provincial capital. Three children were killed in the

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