Monthly Archives: October 2019

Militants Killed in Kandahar Recent Conflicts

(BNA) Ten armed militants were killed by security troops conflicts in Kandahar province last night and this morning. The militants were targeted in Maiwand District. ANA top commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, ten militants were killed in the clashes. The militants were suppressed on their hideouts while organizing

Beijing to host ‘intra-Afghan’ conference: Taliban

(Daily Mail): China has invited a Taliban delegation to attend an "intra-Afghan" conference in Beijing, a spokesman said Wednesday, after a prospective deal between the United States and the insurgents collapsed last month. Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban political spokesman, said on Twitter that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's co-founder, had met with Chinese diplomats

President Ghani Attends Japanese Emperor’s Enthronement Ceremony

(BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended the crowning ceremony held in Japan, BNA reported. Leaders from more than 180 world countries have also attended the grand ceremony. Emperor just in his rational costume appeared in the ceremony and received the sword decorated with jewelries, which is the symbol of

Taliban say invited to intra-Afghan talks in China

(One TV): Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said on Twitter that China’s special envoy for Afghanistan and its ambassador to Qatar extended the invitation during a meeting with the group’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. He said that the sides talked about peace process as well. Taliban and Afghan politicians and civil society representatives have

Looking Back At Afghanistan’s Hundred Years Of Independence

(TOLO news): As Afghans were preparing to celebrate the anniversary with great pomp and show, a wedding ceremony in the west of Kabul was attacked by a suicide bomber affiliated with Daesh, killing 80 and injuring about 170. The entire nation was confused about whether to celebrate Independence Day or mourn the death of innocent

Regional approaches for peace should include Afghan government

(The Kabul Times): China, Russia and the US to meet about the Afghan peace process in Moscow on Oct. 25. Pakistan has also confirmed its participation to the meeting. According to media reports, the meeting will explore options for joint efforts to help resume the stalled talks between the US and the Taliban and start

Taliban do not represent Pashtoons: Bushra Gohar

(Afghanistan Times): A female Pashtoon politician says that the Taliban “are not the representatives of Pashtoons” in both sides of the Durand Line, and neither they “are representative of entire Afghanistan”. In an interview with Afghanistan Times at the sidelines of Herat Security Dialogue-VIII, organized by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), Bushra Gohar,

CAPS Hosts the Ambassador and the Head of EU Delegation to Afghanistan

On 15 October 2019, CAPS’ Chairman Hekmat Khalil Karzai met with the Ambassador and Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Afghanistan, Pierre Mayaudin and his colleague Johan Sorensen, the Head of Political Section. During the meeting, Amb Mayaudin shared his insights on the recent presidential elections emphasizing that the results should be fair and

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