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US, NATO to Leave Afghanistan Together: Khalilzad

US, Nato to Leave Afghanistan Together: Khalilzad

WASHINGTON – US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said that Washington and NATO would leave Afghanistan together if it was decided to pull out from the country. He made the remarks in his latest statement posted on the official Twitter account of US Special Envoy for …

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Accountability, Transparency, MoIC’s Key Priorities: Safi

Accountability, Transparency, MoIC’s Key Priorities Safi

KABUL – Acting Minister of Information and Culture (MoIC) Hasina Safi held a hearing program on Sunday, wherein the ministry’s directors presented their annual activity reports. Addressing the inaugural session, minister Safi emphasized on transparency, accountability, coordination and effective works and called them as key priorities of the MoIC. The …

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Airstrike Targets Taliban Militants Planning Suicide Attacks

Airstrike Targets Taliban Militants Planning Suicide Attacks

JALAL-ABAD – At least seven Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike which was carried out in the vicinity of Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghan National Army (ANA) said in a statement. As per the statement, the Afghan Special Forces called in air support after coming under fire during …

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Afghanistan Signs Six MoUs with UAE

Afghanistan Signs Six MoUs with UAE

ABU-DHABI – President Ashraf Ghani met Sunday with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Prime Minister (PM) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during his trip to the country, Presidential Palace said in a statement. During the meeting, both sides discussed expanding trade, development and economic relations. According to the …

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New Zealand: Revision of Firearms Laws After Terrorist Attack

New Zealand

WELLINGTON – The New Zealand government will revise its firearms laws after Friday’s onslaught. Brenton Tarrant, who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, dismissed his state-appointed lawyer, saying he wanted to represent himself in this case, TRT World reported Monday. New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday …

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Pakistan Needs Faster Reforms, Deep-Rooted Economic Transformation: World Bank

World Bank

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan urgently needs to invest more and better in its people if they are to be richer, better educated, and healthier when the country turns 100 years old in 2047, says a new report by the World Bank. Launched on Monday at the Human Capital Summit in Islamabad, …

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Afghanistan Secures First Ever Test Match Victory

Afghanistan Secures First Ever Test Match Victory

DEHRADUN – The Afghanistan National Cricket Team secured its first test match victory by defeating Ireland by 7 wickets on Monday. The test match between Afghanistan and Ireland kicked off in Dehradun of India on 15th March. Ireland decided to bat first by winning the toss but managed to score …

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More Than 60,000 People Have Fled the Last Enclave of ISIS Syria-SDF

SDF

BAGHOUZ, Syria – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Sunday that more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have invaded ISIS’s latest enclave in the country, Reuters reported Monday. SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel told reporters that 29,600 people, the majority of whom were families of ISIS fighters, had been …

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Iraq, Iran and Syria’s Military Chiefs to Hold Damascus Meeting on ‘Terrorism’

Iraq

BAGHDAD – Iraq’s defense ministry said on Monday that a military meeting between officials from Iran, Iraq and Syria will take place in Syria to strengthen security co-operation, The National reported Monday. The tripartite convention is expected to focus on countering terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, the ministry …

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Flash Floods and Earthquake Kill at Least 79 People in Indonesia: Officials

Floods

JAYAPURA, Indonesia – The number of people killed after torrential downpours caused flash floods and landslides that devastated mountain-side villages in Indonesia’s most easterly province climbed at 79, with dozens of other missing, Time Magazine reported Monday. On Sunday, the disaster-ridden country was hit by an earthquake, which caused a …

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