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Karzai, Ghani and Abdullah Met Pompeo in Kabul

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Afghanistan

KABUL – The former president Hamid Karzai met with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Kabul earlier today. The office of the former president, in a statement, said that the ex-President Hamid Karzai, President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah met with the US Secretary of State Mike …

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Pakistan Hosts Meeting on Afghan Peace


KABUL – Senior Afghan political leaders have been invited to a peace conference in the Pakistan’s scenic town of Bhurban ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Islamabad, Pakistani media reported Friday. The leader of Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is among the senior Afghan politicians who have confirmed participation, a Hizb-e-Islami …

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No Unity in Afghanistan Cricket Team in ICC World Cup


KABUL – Former Coach of Afghanistan National Cricket Team said that there is no unity in Afghanistan cricket team after change of its captain. “It is very obvious that there are issues within the camp,” said Rashid Latif, who coached Afghanistan cricket team for a year. “Outside pulls and pressures …

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Ghani Plans to Form Ministry for Reconciliation Affairs


KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani is expected to form a new ministry for peace and reconciliation after more than 3,000 participants of a consultative Jirga on peace recommended the closure of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC). Sources in the government said that President Ghani wants to appoint his Chief of …

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40,000 People Diagnosed with Cancer in Afghanistan


KABUL – Figures by the Ministry of Public Health show that almost 40,000 people have been diagnosed with different types of cancer diseases, citing lack of awareness causes increase in the number of patients countrywide. The figures show that more than 3,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, …

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Pompeo Blames Iran for Recent Assault in Kabul


WASHINGTON – As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo complained against Iran in the wake of the attack Thursday on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, he also blamed the nation for a recent assault in Kabul claimed by the Taliban. AP reported that Taliban Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid …

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