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Germany investing 6.4 billion AFN for Afghanistan

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) says the government of Germany is investing 6.4 billion Afghanis for Afghanistan. According to a statement by the organization “Today, the Afghan government and the German KfW Development Bank signed a financial agreement: ...

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US bombing of Afghanistan up by 300 percent

KABUL: The US media this week broadcast videos provided by the Pentagon purporting to show American airstrikes against Taliban-run “drug labs” in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. Parroting claims by the top US military commander Gen. John Nicholson, television news broadcasters reported ...

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Ready to participate in next year’s polls: Hekmatyar

KABUL: The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar said on Friday the only way to resolve the current crisis were elections and his party was ready to participate in upcoming parliamentary and district council polls. Addressing the HIA central council’s gathering in Kabul here, ...

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Pak military aid tied to action against terrorists: US

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Wednesday told Congress it was conducting a review of assistance to Pakistan to ensure it was aligned with the level of cooperation it achieved in disrupting the Taliban and the Haqqani network. “Before we move forward with future military financing ...

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