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Pakistan, China & Afghanistan agree to enhance cooperation in differen...

07 July, 2020 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The 3rd round China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral vice Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue was held via video link. Chinese vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui, Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Mirwais Nab and Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood co-chaired the dialogue. The three sides conducted in-depth discussions and reached consensus on cooperation against COVID-19 and for … Read More

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Zalmay Khalilzad to arrive in Islamabad for a day-long visit today

06 June, 2020 12:08 pm 12:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will arrive in Islamabad for a day-long official visit on Tuesday (today). According to diplomatic sources, Zalmay Khalilzad will hold important meetings with Pakistani civil and military leadership to discuss the Afghan peace process. During his visit, the US envoy will likely seek … Read More

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Trump authorizes sanctions over ICC Afghanistan war crimes case

06 June, 2020 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order authorizing US sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. A senior Trump administration official, without providing details, said the investigation is “being pushed forward by an organization of dubious integrity” – … Read More

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US decreases troops presence in Afghanistan to nearly 8,600 before schedule

05 May, 2020 6:04 pm 6:04 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – US and NATO officials have said the number of troops in Afghanistan are down to 8,600, after a February deal between Washington and Taliban agreed to reduce American forces in the country. A key provision of the February 29 agreement between the Taliban and the United States — to which the Afghan government … Read More

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US hails Pakistan’s solid cooperation for peace in Afghanistan

05 May, 2020 8:32 am 8:32 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The US has hailed Pakistan’s solid cooperation for peace in Afghanistan.  This was stated by US Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells during an online media briefing. She said solid cooperation between US Ambassador for Afghanistan Khalilzad and Pakistani leadership witnessed to reach the negotiating … Read More

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Pakistan welcomes signing of agreement between political leaders in Afghani...

05 May, 2020 1:01 pm 1:01 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan welcomes the signing of the agreement between political leaders in Kabul today regarding formation of inclusive government and High Council of National Reconciliation. At this critical juncture, it is vitally important that all Afghan leaders work together constructively in the supreme interest of the Afghan people and help bring lasting … Read More

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Car bomb kills at least five in east Afghanistan: officials

05 May, 2020 11:41 am 11:41 am

KABUL (AFP) – A car bomb attack targeting an Afghan intelligence agency installation in the eastern province of Ghazni killed at least five people on Monday, an official said. “The terrorists have used a humvee in their attack. They have targeted the National Directorate of Security unit in Ghazni city,” Wahidullah Jumazada, spokesman to the … Read More

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India has always supported traitors in Afghanistan: Taliban leader

05 May, 2020 1:02 pm 1:02 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – India should speak with the Taliban if it feels that it will help the peace process, Pakistan’s envoy to Washington said, but a senior Taliban leader seems to have dismissed the idea, saying India has supported traitors in the past. In an interview with an Indian newspaper ‘The Hindu’ US Special Representative … Read More

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‘May Allah remove the virus’: Pandemic a grim addition to Afgha...

05 May, 2020 7:28 pm 7:28 pm

KABUL/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Delkhah Sultani scrubs laundry outside her home in Kabul as her young daughter watches on. She says she once got paid around $3 a day to wash clothes for other households but since the coronavirus outbreak hit, work has dropped and she now earns $1 every few days to support her and … Read More

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Seven killed in protests over food distribution in Afghanistan

05 May, 2020 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Seven people were killed when protesters angry over what they see as unfair food aid distribution during the coronavirus pandemic clashed with police in Afghanistan’s western Ghor province on Saturday, according to a local member of parliament. Fourteen more were wounded during the protest – sparked by growing unhappiness at the distribution … Read More

Afghanistan distributes free bread as prices soar amid coronavirus

05 May, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s government began distributing free bread to hundreds of thousands of people across the country this week as supplies have been disrupted during the coronavirus shutdown and prices have soared, officials and experts said. More than 250,000 families in the capital Kabul started receiving ten flat ‘Naan’ breads per day in the … Read More

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COAS, Zalmay & Gen Miller discuss regional security situation

04 April, 2020 11:06 am 11:06 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), they discussed matters of mutual interest, overall regional security situation including Afghan … Read More

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WB forecasts worst economic slump in South Asia including Pakistan

04 April, 2020 3:39 pm 3:39 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank (WB) said on Sunday Pakistan, India Afghanistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries are likely to record their worst growth performance in four decades this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. The South Asian region, comprising eight countries, is likely to show economic growth of 1.8% to 2.8% this … Read More

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Pakistan demands Afghanistan to hand over ISIS-K leader Aslam Farooqi

04 April, 2020 7:26 pm 7:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 news) – Pakistan has demanded Afghanistan to hand over Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-Khorasan (ISIS-K) leader Aslam Farooqi, who was arrested by the Afghan authorities on April 5. According to a statement, the Foreign Office (FO) called in Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan and demanded handing over of the ISIS-K leader. The … Read More

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Coronavirus: WB to give $200 million emergency aid to Pakistan

04 April, 2020 10:52 am 10:52 am

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The World Bank (WB) has approved 160 billion dollar emergency aid over 15 months to help countries deal with the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the WB press release, the WB Board of Executive Directors today approved a first set of emergency support operations for developing countries around … Read More