Monthly Archives: December 2019

Taliban: No ‘Ceasefire,’ But ‘Reduction of Violence’

(TOLO News): Mujahid said in a statement that discussions are still underway about a reduction of violence and lessened operations.  The news report about the group’s alleged agreement on a temporary ceasefire was first published by the Associated Press on Sunday, which quoted a source saying an agreement had been reached by all except for

erous air-pollution kills 17 people in Kabul

(KHAAMA PRESS): Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health has announced that due to increase of deadly air pollution in capital Kabul, 17 people have so far died. According to the Ministry of Health of Afghanistan, over 8,800 patients have visited public hospitals in last few weeks who mainly were suffering from lung issues, 17 of whom

Taliban Strongholds Demolished in Kunduz

(BNA): The commando forces of Kunduz province destroyed strongholds of Taliban in Chardara District, Kunduz province last night. Hadi Jamal press in charge of Pamir 217 army corps told BNA, the commando forces in a clearing operation destroyed strongholds of Commander Mawlavi Abdul Khaliq and commander Deleer in the mentioned district. Two Taliban were killed

Taliban Hideout Destroyed in Paktika

(BNA): A hideout of Taliban terrorist group where roadside mines and explosives were stored was destroyed in Paktika province. Interior Ministry press office told BNA, the police forces of the province carried out cellaring operation in Malayan region, Gomg District, Paktika province, in which a hideout of Taliban was destroyed.

17 Taliban Militants Killed in Takhar Operation: MoI

(ATN News): At least 17 Taliban militants were killed in an operation by the Afghan forces in the Dasht-e-Qala district of Takhar province, The Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoI) said in a statement. According to the statement, the operation was conducted in the last two days and so far, 17 Taliban fighters have been killed

President Ghani presents outgoing US ambassador Bass with medal

(One TV):  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani presented outgoing US Ambassador John Bass with the Ghazi Wazir Akbar Mohammad Akbar Khan Medal, Afghanistan's highest government award, in Kabul Monday. The president commended Bass for his relentless efforts during his diplomatic mission in Afghanistan in order to deepen and expand Afghanistan-US multifaceted and friendly relations, contribute to

How the new visa policy imposed by Pakistan creates hitches for Afghans?

(Afghanistan Times): Having been affected by the decades of turmoil and lost almost all the infrastructural institutions including hospitals, Afghans have chosen Pakistan as a cost effective and an accessible destination for treatment. Though people get convenient cure in the hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan, but still there are some obstacles that disturb the Afghan patients

57 militants killed in fresh ops

(Afghanistan Times): At least 57 Taliban militants have been killed and 18 others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials said Saturday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National

Over 350 Afghan migrants died near Turkish border in last 9 months

(ONE TV): More than 350 Afghan asylum seekers have died near Turkish border during the last nine months, Afghanistan's Consul General in Istanbul said calling the figure as shocking. Those who have reached their destination are also facing hardship and are seeking to return home, Zakaria Barekzai said. According to Barekzai, added that 30,000 Afghan

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