Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Tag Archives: Kabul

Kabul ‘concerned’ about US-Taliban deal, seeks clarification

KABUL: The Afghan government expressed doubts about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks it poses. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad was in Kabul this week, when he shared with Afghan officials an agreement “in principle” that Washington has forged ...

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At least 63 killed, over 180 injured In Kabul wedding hall explosion

KABUL: An explosion reportedly occurred at the Dubai City wedding hall, located in the west of Afghanistan’s capital at 10:40 p.m. local time (18:10 GMT), prompting people to leave the targeted area. The interior ministry said Sunday, cited by local media channel, that a suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded ...

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Three US soldiers, contractor killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: An attack outside Kabul, Afghanistan, has killed three US service members and one American contractor, according to the US military. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack. US Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Army Col. David Butler told VOA a vehicle-borne bomb exploded near a convoy on a security patrol near ...

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Acting Pentagon chief arrives in Afghanistan

KABUL: Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit Monday as the United States seeks to support the Kabul government while negotiating peace with the Taliban. Shanahan will meet President Ashraf Ghani, whose government was not part of major talks between US and Taliban officials last ...

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All Kabul votes in election declared invalid

KABUL: All the votes cast in Kabul during the October parliamentary elections have been declared invalid by the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), local media reported. According to the TOLOnews broadcaster, the votes were nullified because of fraud that was detected in the city. Media also noted that there were ...

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Taliban confirms talks with US officials on Afghan conflict

KABUL: The Taliban held talks with US officials in Qatar on ending the Afghan conflict last week, the militants confirmed, but said no agreement was reached on “any issue”. The statement comes a day after US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad expressed hopes in Kabul that a peace deal could be struck ...

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Warina Hussain expresses love for Salman Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Apart from being the most eligible bachelor, Bhaijaan Salman Khan is deeply adored by every single Bollywooder, be it his fans or the actresses for the kind of human being he is. Warina Hussain says she has found a ‘dream launch’ in ‘Loveyatri’ and the debutante would be forever ...

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UN condemns twin bombings in Kabul sports centre

  KABUL: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned an attack on a Kabul sports centre on Wednesday, which killed at least 22 people, including first-responders, sportsmen, and two journalists who were covering the initial bombing for a local news agency. Around 75 others were wounded, according to ...

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Afghanistan: Kabul hit by multiple explosions

KABUL: Multiple explosions have rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul, with three confirmed to have been caused by rockets that hit a residential area, officials have said. At least three people were wounded in the attacks, with police deployed to the area to find the launch site, an official told the AFP ...

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