Afghanistan

Kabul seeks explanation from US on Trump’s statement

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Justifying the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, U.S. President Donald Trump said Russia was “right” to invade Afghanistan. “The reason Russia was in Afghanistan was because terrorists were going into Russia. They were right to be there. The problem is, it was a tough fight, and literally they went bankrupt. They went into…

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Atmar chooses Qanoni, Muhaqqiq as running mates

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Intending presidential candidate Hanif Atmar has tipped Younas Qanoni as his first running mate and Mohammad Muhaqqiq as second in the July 20 presidential election. A source close to Atmar’s electoral team told Pajhwok Afghan News they had obtained presidential election packages from the election commission and nominations would be submitted soon.…

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Women activists launch anti-war campaign

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Some women and civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province have launched a campaign against war and for promoting peace. They says the purpose behind the drive is to send a message to rural women and armed opponenets of the government regarding peace and unity for national causes. The women activists visited…

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