Afghanistan

Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban-Afghan talks derailed

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2019

DOHA (AFP): Hopes for a breakthrough in a push to end Afghanistan´s gruelling conflict suffered a major setback Friday after a key summit between the Taliban and Afghan officials was indefinitely postponed. The so-called intra-Afghan dialogue, due to take place in Doha this weekend, fell apart at the last minute in a row over the…

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UN finds progress in torture eradication in Afghan prisons

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: In its latest report on the treatment of conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan published, the UN documents an encouraging reduction in the number of cases of torture since 2016 but notes its ongoing concern at the high number of detainees who continue to report torture and ill-treatment. The joint report by the UN…

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50 Taliban killed in Nangarhar, Shirzad District

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2019

JALALABAD CITY (Agencies): The military officials of Nangarhar province reported from killing of at least 50 Taliban insurgents in clearing operation in Shirzad district, of that province. In the operation, 36 other insurgents have been injured. The operation was launched aimed to more security of people with attendance of hundreds of militaries in the mentioned…

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