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We are satisfied with progress in Afghan peace talks, says FM Qureshi

03 March, 2019 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday. They discussed different matters pertaining to bilateral relations, regional situation and efforts for peace in Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qurteshi said that that Pakistan wants peace in the region. “Prime Minister Imran Khan released the captured … Read More

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US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad seeks peace deal with Taliban before July

02 February, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said that he hopes peace agreement can be achieved with Taliban before July election. Addressing at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, Zalmay Khalilzad acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts and said that dialogues with the Talibans are at early stages and only two or three steps … Read More

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Afghan peace talks under Russia to be held in Moscow today

02 February, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Afghan peace talks organized by Russia will be held in Moscow on Tuesday. A 10-member delegation of Afghan Taliban will participate in the talks. Russia had invited former Afghan president Hamid Karzai to the talks. The talks, starting on Tuesday in Moscow, come 10 days after peace negotiations between the … Read More

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Pakistan will do everything to further Afghan peace process: PM Imran Khan

12 December, 2018 10:03 am 10:03 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will be doing everything within its power to further the Afghan peace process. In a tweet, he said that Pakistan has helped in the dialogue between Taliban and the US in Abu Dhabi. “Let us pray that this leads to peace and ends … Read More

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Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation

11 November, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had agreed to send a group of senior politicians to peace talks in Moscow, at which a delegation representing the Taliban would be present. Russia in August proposed holding multilateral peace talks in Moscow, and invited 12 countries and the Taliban to attend … Read More

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Afghan election commission officials injured in blast near kabul

10 October, 2018 9:56 am 9:56 am

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber detonated explosives near Afghanistan’s election commission headquarters in Kabul on Monday, injuring at least six people, officials said. At least four officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and two policemen were wounded in the attack, said Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry in Kabul. The attack … Read More

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Mattis says too soon to say if Afghan attack will affect ballot

10 October, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – It is too soon to say if a major attack in Afghanistan that killed a top security commander will hurt voter turnout in Saturday’s elections, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, but added that the US military’s mission was unaltered. Thursday’s attack underlined how precarious the situation remains in Afghanistan after more … Read More

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Founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies: Taliban

09 September, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

KABUL (Reuters) – Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network, one of the most powerful and feared groups in the Afghan insurgency, has died after a long illness, the Taliban announced on Tuesday. Haqqani, who founded the network in the 1970s, relinquished operational leadership of the group some years ago to his son Sirajuddin … Read More

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Afghan president felicitates Imran Khan on victory, invites him to Kabul

07 July, 2018 7:06 pm 7:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Afghan President Ashrf Ghani has made telephone call to PTI Chairman Imran Khan and felicitated him on his victory in general elections. This was stated by PTI leader Naeemul Haque, while talking to the journalist at Bani Gala in Islamabad this afternoon.   I extended an open invitation to Mr. Khan … Read More

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Afghan capital rebuilds from ashes of war, but what next?

07 July, 2018 9:07 am 9:07 am

KABUL (Reuters) – The ageing Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing 727 took off from Islamabad with about 10 passengers, myself included, huddled near the exits, bound for war-torn Kabul months after the 2001 fall of the Taliban. The Afghan capital had been consigned to rubble by rocket-propelled grenades and artillery fire, first in fighting between mujahideen … Read More

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US asks Pakistan to help in Afghan-Taliban peace talks

06 June, 2018 11:30 am 11:30 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United Stated has asked Pakistan to help in Afghan-Taliban peace talks and assistance in peace process in Afghanistan. In his statement, Deputy Assistant to the US president and Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security Council, Lisa Curtis said she said that the US has also … Read More

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Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity

05 May, 2018 10:13 pm 10:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and Afghanistan have expressed the resolve to work together to strengthen bilateral relations and improve security situation in the region. This understanding reached during a meeting between a high-level Afghan delegation and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua in Islamabad on Sunday. Afghan National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar led … Read More

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Afghan general dies in helicopter crash

11 November, 2016 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

HERAT – A senior Afghan general, who commanded an army corps in the western region of the country, died when his helicopter crashed on Tuesday, officials said. General Muhayuddin Ghori, commander of the 207th Zafar Corps based in the city of Herat, died after the aircraft he was in went down in Baghdis province on the … Read More

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Dozens return home as Pakistanis ordered to leave Afghanistan

07 July, 2016 10:12 pm 10:12 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The Afghan security forces have ordered Pakistanis to leave their country. Dozens of Pakistanis working in Afghanistan have returned home via Torkham border. The Afghan security forces have said that Pakistanis will not be allowed to live in Afghanistan if Pakistan will expel the Afghans from Pakistan.

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