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Afghan women seek regional support for ceasefire

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Oct 21, 2020 - 10:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): An independent women ’s advocacy group on Wednesday urged civil society leaders and human rights defenders in the region to work together with them for defending shares values and achieving prosperity. “We, the women of Afghanistan...
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Uzbekistan stoutly backs Afghanistan's peace push

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Oct 21, 2020 - 09:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Uzbekistan has reaffirmed stout support for the peace process in Afghanistan and Kabul’s plans in this regard. Uzbekistan's Deputy Prime Minister and Investment Minister Sardor Umurzakov, who arrived in Kabul on Tuesday, held out...
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US lost $19b in Afghanistan in 18 years: SIGAR

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Oct 21, 2020 - 09:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Over the past 18 years, the United States has lost $19 billion in Afghanistan as a result of waste, fraud and abuse, a federal watchdog reported on Tuesday. In its latest report, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan...
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Stable Afghanistan to benefit region: Alvi

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Oct 21, 2020 - 09:30
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has promised continued support for the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process, stressing an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement in the war-torn country. The assurance was held out by...
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Wolesi Jirga lacks clear mechanism for trust vote: FEFA

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Oct 20, 2020 - 19:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Election watchdog Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) on Tuesday expressed concern over lack of a clear mechanism for the grant of trust vote to ministerial nominees. With President Ashraf Ghani all set to...
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Doha talks offer opportunity for lasting Afghan peace: Imran

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Oct 20, 2020 - 19:08
KABUL (Pajhwok: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting with Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leader Gulbuddin Hikmatyar has expressed his best wishes for a successful outcome of the Afghan peace process, a statement said Tuesday. Khan...
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Abdullah slams Biden’s remarks on Afghanistan

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Oct 20, 2020 - 15:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ’s reconciliation leader says the survival of his war-devastated country is dependent on unity. In an interview with an Iranian news agency, the High Council for National Reconciliation chairman hit out at US...
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UK pledges £70m in aid for Afghan forces

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Oct 20, 2020 - 15:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Kingdom (UK), reaffirming its ongoing support for Afghan National Defence and Security Forces, has pledged £70m for 2021 to strengthen their work.
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Sweden renews support for preserving Afghan gains

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Oct 20, 2020 - 15:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar held a telephonic conversation with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde on Monday. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Atmar thanked the Swedish government for its assistance and...
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Pakistan calls for dignified return of Afghan refugees

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Oct 20, 2020 - 14:03
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan and the United Nations have conferred the Afghan peace process and the dignified return of refugees to their homeland. Deborah Lyons, the UN secretary general’s special representative for Afghanistan (SRSG), met Pakistan...
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Rouhani stresses lasting peace in Afghanistan

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Oct 20, 2020 - 13:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Political negotiations and intra-Afghan peace talks offer the best solutions to the problem being faced by Afghanistan , says the Iranian president. At a meeting with Dr, Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National...
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Women MPs seek US, EU support for ceasefire

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Oct 20, 2020 - 13:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ’s women lawmakers have urged EU, American and Qatari parliamentary leaders to support an immediate ceasefire in the country. While peace talks continued in Doha, levels of violence and suffering had been rising in...
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Contact groups to continue talks on disputed topics

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Oct 20, 2020 - 10:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Contact groups involving Kabul and Taliban negotiators met on controversial issues impeding intra-Afghan peace parleys on Monday evening in Doha. A member of the government’s negotiating team tweeted: “Contact groups of both...
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NATO vows support for Afghan forces till 2024

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Oct 20, 2020 - 09:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO allies and partners on Tuesday gathered at a plenary meeting of the Afghan National Army Trust Fund Board and reviewed the implementation of their financial contributions in support to the Afghan security forces. In a statement...
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Criminals list shared with police in Kabul: Saleh

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Oct 19, 2020 - 20:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice President AmrullahSaheh on Monday announced that intelligence coverage would be conducted street to street in capital Kabul as per a new decision. Saleh has taken charge of Kabul’s security for a few weeks in compliance...
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Peace key to economic prosperity, investment: Abdullah

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Oct 19, 2020 - 18:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): High Council for National Reconciliation (HNRC) chairman Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Monday said that peace in Afghanistan would pave the way for greater economic activities and would attract investment. At the head of a high level...
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Pakistan vows to strengthen fraternal relations with Afghanistan

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Oct 19, 2020 - 18:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to further strength the close fraternal relations between the two countries, according to a statement on Monday. He said this during a meeting with...
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President urged to strengthen security institutions

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Oct 19, 2020 - 18:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga Speaker Mir Rahman Rahmani on Monday criticized handing over Kabul security charge to Vice President Amrullah Saleh and said most members of the Security Charter program were ‘unsympathetic’ to their parents. The...
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Taliban continue war despite prisoners’ release: Arg

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Oct 19, 2020 - 18:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Palace on Monday said the Afghan government released thousands of Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture, but the militants continued the war in the country. Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for the Presidential Palace,...
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NATO Defence Ministers to discuss Afghanistan this week

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Oct 19, 2020 - 16:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO defence ministers will meet in Brussels this week to discuss the Afghan mission and the ongoing peace process, the alliance said on Monday. The defence ministers will participate on October 22 and 23 in a video conference, a...
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