Tag Archives: Afghan

Alice Wells, Sohail Mahmood, Afghan, reconciliation process, bilateral ties

Alice Wells, Sohail Mahmood discuss Afghan reconciliation process

01 January, 2020 10:43 pm 10:43 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Ambassador Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, called on Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Tuesday. According to the Foreign Office, a range of bilateral issues, including political engagement and economic partnership, were discussed. It was emphasized that a strong trade and investment relationship was … Read More

Pakistan, hosting, Afghan, refugees, poor country, PM

Pakistan hosting 3mln Afghan refugees despite being a poor country: PM

12 December, 2019 3:25 pm 3:25 pm

GENEVA (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan hosting three million Afghan refugees despite being a poor country. Addressing the Global Refugee Forum on Tuesday, he said that India is trying to snatch the rights of over 20 million Muslims through the controversial citizenship law. “The world should pressurize India to … Read More

Trump, Afghan, visit, Taliban, ready, resume, peace, talks

After Trump’s Afghan visit, Taliban say they are ready to resume peac...

11 November, 2019 6:22 pm 6:22 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban said on Friday they were ready to restart peace talks with the United States, a day after President Donald Trump visited US troops in Afghanistan and said he believed the group would agree to a ceasefire. Trump’s surprise Thanksgiving Day visit was his first to Afghanistan since becoming president and … Read More

China, announces, play, role, Afghan, peace, process

China announces role in Afghan peace process

11 November, 2019 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – China’s Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Deng Xijun, called on Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Tuesday. Senior officials from both sides were present on the occasion. The secretary shared Pakistan’s perspective on Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations, Afghanistan’s peace and reconciliation process, and Afghanistan-China-Pakistan trilateral dialogue. He reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attached … Read More

Afghan, voters, defy, attacks, delays, vote, president

Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to vote for president

09 September, 2019 12:26 pm 12:26 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghans braved the threat of militant attacks and delays at polling booths to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, a major test of the Western-backed Afghan government’s ability to protect democracy despite Taliban attempts to derail the polls. More than 9 million registered voters are potentially heading to the polls amid … Read More


No change in policy towards Kashmir, says US State dept

08 August, 2019 4:02 am 4:02 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States has not changed its stance over Kashmir issue and is keeping a close watch on the latest happenings in the valley. We are in contact with both Pakistan and Indian on different matters and minutely observing situation in Jammu and Kashmir. “We appeal to all stake holders to … Read More

COAS Qamar Bajwa, US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad discuss Afghan peace process

08 August, 2019 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in continuation of ongoing discussions and efforts for success of peace process in Afghanistan. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday, both shared the … Read More

Afghan bomb attack Amrullah Saleh

Afghan president’s running mate wounded by bomb attack

07 July, 2019 11:14 pm 11:14 pm

KABUL (AFP) – A bomb has targeted the Kabul office of President Ashraf Ghani’s running mate Amrullah Saleh – wounding the vice presidential candidate on the first day of campaigning for Afghanistan’s September 28 presidential election. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said two people were killed and several civilians were injured by the blast … Read More


Afghan Taliban say willing to meet PM Imran in Pakistan if invited formally

07 July, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

92 NEWS – Taliban in Afghanistan Friday said they could visit Pakistan to meet  Prime Minister Imran Khan if are extended a formal invitation by Pakistani government.  The announcement by Taliban follows PM Imran Khan’s statement during his recent visit to Washington, where he said he would meet Taliban and convince them for a meeting … Read More

FBR chairman, loss, lack, check, Afghan, transit, trade, benami, taxes

Country suffered a loss due to lack of check on Afghan transit trade: FBR c...

07 July, 2019 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi said that the country had suffered a loss due to lack of checks and balances on the Afghan transit trade. Addressing a seminar on Friday, he said that the government would collect revenue by imposing taxes on income instead of items. “All are … Read More

Afghan blast afghan university

Blast near Afghan university kills two, injures 10, official says

07 July, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion on Friday outside an entrance to Kabul university in the Afghan capital killed at least two people and injured 10, officials said. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Mayar said two bodies and 10 injured people had been taken to hospital after the blast. No militant group has yet claimed responsibility. At … Read More

Bomb blast, Ghazni, Afghan, security, force, members, killed

Ghazni: Taliban car bomb leaves at least 12 Afghan security force members d...

07 July, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

KABUL (Web Desk) – At least 12 Afghan security force members have been killed and more than 50 civilians wounded over 50 civilians in a car bomb blast in central Ghazni province on Sunday, government officials and the Taliban said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for detonated a car bomb near the National Directorate of Security … Read More

Gun, battle, Afghan, capital, Taliban, blast, wounds

Gun battle ends in Kabul after Taliban blast wounds 105

07 July, 2019 8:52 pm 8:52 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said. The gun battle lasted more than seven hours, a security official said, adding that the Taliban fighters in the under-construction building … Read More

PM, Imran Khan, Afghan, president, discuss, reconciliation, process

PM Imran Khan, Afghan president discuss Afghan reconciliation process

06 June, 2019 5:56 pm 5:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held a one-on-one meeting at PM House on Thursday.   Both leaders discussed matters of mutual interest, including bilateral relations and Afghan peace process.   Talking to the media after the meeting, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said that … Read More

COAS, Qamar, Bajwa, UK NSA, Mark Sedwill, Stephen Lovegrove, Afghan, peace, process

COAS Qamar Bajwa, UK NSA Mark Sedwill discuss Afghan peace process

06 June, 2019 7:37 pm 7:37 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting with National Security Advisor of United Kingdom Sir Mark Sedwill and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defense Stephen Lovegrove on Tuesday. DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, in a tweet, said that the COAS had also met the UK Cabinet secretary … Read More