Afghanistan

Afghan, Indian FMs call for effective anti-terror cooperation

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Tuesday spoke to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj discussed bilateral issues, including holding the meeting of Afghanistan-India Strategic Partnership Council and Afghanistan-India Air Corridor. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said the two sides also spoke extensively about trilateral meetings of Afghanistan, India and the U.S., as well as […]

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Civilian deaths in Afghan war record high, says UN

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL (AFP): The people of war-torn Afghanistan continue to bear the brunt of the grinding conflict with civilian deaths at their worst since records began, the United Nations said on Monday. In the first half of the year, 1,662 civilians were killed and more than 3,500 injured with deaths in the capital Kabul accounting for […]

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Dostum plane stopped from landing in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — During nearly two months of de facto exile in Turkey, Afghanistan’s embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, hastily formed a new coalition of the discontented. On Monday, he tried to return to Afghanistan, to add to the woes of his own struggling president. But as hundreds of supporters waited late into […]

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