Afghanistan

At least 12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police headquarter

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

KANDAHAR (AP): At least 12 people were killed and scores others wounded on Thursday when the Taliban attacked a police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, officials and the militants said. The assault comes amid a series of peace talks between Washington and the Taliban that both sides say are making progress, but which…

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Ghazni radio station shuts down

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: A radio station in the central province of Ghazni was shut down after repeated threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to women working as presenters, officials from the radio station said. The private radio station, Samaa, has been broadcasting political, religious, social and entertainment programs in Ghazni since 2013. It…

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‘Counter terrorism efforts must continue’

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Pentagon in a new report is warning that a “robust” counter terrorism capability must remain in Afghanistan against groups including al-Qaida, even if a peace deal with the Taliban is secured. The Afghan government, the US and coalition partners will continue to face risks from al-Qaida, the Daesh of Iraq and…

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