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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Hekmatyar in Peace Deal

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan resisting party Hezb e Islami Afghanistan’s leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar signs a peace deal with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul where a High Peace Council gathering was held today, September 29, 2016.

The gathering was addressed by the Afghan President, and the Hezb e Islami leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar, who took …

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Kunar: Taliban Attack Kill Three, Including Children

KUNAR, Afghanistan — On August 18, an Afghan National Army officer and two children were killed, and 35 additional people were wounded in a rocket attack targeting the Afghanistan Independence Day gathering in the volatile Kunar province of Afghanistan; hospital sources confirmed the casualties.

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Afghanistan: 61 Killed, 207 Wounded in Kabul Suicide Blasts 

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The demonstration held in the Dhemazang area of Kabul was targeted by two suicide bombers, killing 61 and wounding more than 207 in Afghanistan, with the government officials confirming the death toll, ToloNews quoted. The attack is claimed by the Islamic State, in a statement released by the Amaq News Agency [mostly …

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Afghanistan: Govt stops renewal of peace talks with Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has no plan to renew the peace talks process with Taliban through Quadrilateral Coordination Group, a spokesperson quoted through Associated Press.

Ghani had raised concerns over Pakistan’s differentiating among terrorists on the basis of “good and bad terrorists” while he attended the last week NATO’s Warsaw Summit.

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NATO resolves to support Afghanistan

The Warsaw Summit, held by NATO ally countries, decided to keep supporting Afghanistan for long-term security and stability.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, were part of the summit; “Leaders from Resolute Support partner countries at the Warsaw Summit have reaffirmed their commitment to the long-term security and stability of Afghanistan”, said the …

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Afghanistan: Bomb blasts kill 27 police recruits, wound 40 others in Kabul

A Kabul suicide bomber hit vehicles carrying police recruits, killing 27 and wounding 40 others; cadets were in vehicles after attending a graduation ceremony in Wardak province.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called the Kabul attack “an act against humanity” in his statement released by his office. President Ghani has called the attack …