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Hekmatyar urges Ghani to do more for peace

KABUL: Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar on Friday asked President Ashraf Ghani to take more effective steps for peace and choose the path of an intra-Afghan dialogue to end the conflict. In his message in connection with religious festival Eidul Fitr, which marks ...

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Afghans witness bloody Ramadan

KABUL: There is an explosion, a suicide attack, attack on security forces and killing civilians in different ways almost every day in different areas of Afghanistan that was expected to be at least calm during the holy month of Ramadan ...

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Karzai condemns deadly Helmand attack

KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai “strongly” condemned Thursday’s attack on the civilians in the southern province of Helmand. A suicide bomber detonated his car filled with explosives just outside the branch of the New Kabul Bank at around 12:00pm in ...

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Pakistan affecting Afghanistan stability: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday said Pakistan was ‘the most influential’ external actor affecting Afghan stability and the military alliance’s mission. “Pakistan views the outcome of Afghanistan to be in its vital national interest and thus remains driven by its India-centric regional policy ...

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