Afghanistan

TAPI gas pipeline route to see some changes in Afghanistan

KABUL (1TVNews): The planned route of multi-country TAPI natural gas pipeline project will see some changes in Afghanistan, Afghan authorities said on Sunday. Hashmatullah Naseri, a spokesman for the Ministry of Urban Development and Land, said that the changes will happen in order to avoid damage to agricultural lands and gardens owned by local residents.…

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Don’t want peace at any cost: Rula Ghani

KABUL (1TVNews): Afghans don’t want peace at any cost, First Lady Rula Ghani said on Sunday. Speaking at Peace and Reconciliation Summit in Kabul, Rula said that the existing system of governance and the Constitution cannot be traded away in peace process. She also noted Afghans want sustainable peace not one that is short-lived. Meanwhile,…

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Ghani to participate in Afghanistan-England cricket match

KABUL (TOLO News): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday headed to London on an official invitation to meet officials of the UK government and meanwhile participate in the Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and England in Manchester on Tuesday, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. This comes after South Africa on Saturday night revived…

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US, Taliban negotiators to meet next week on Afghan peace

KABUL (TOLO News): The seventh round of the peace talks between the US negotiators and the Taliban members in Doha, Qatar, will take place next week, sources said, predicting that this time, the two sides will agree on one or two of the four key issues under debate. The US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan, counterterrorism…

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Taliban attack pushed back in Farah: Officials

KABUL (TOLO News): Afghan security forces thwarted a Taliban attack on the outskirts of the city of Farah in the west of Afghanistan, the provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib said. The attack was carried out on a security forces outpost in Police District One in the city of Farah, Mohib added. Mohib said that “dozens…

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Over 32,000 voters registered for upcoming election: IEC

GHAZNI (Ariana News): The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) said on Saturday that since the beginning of the voters’ registration process more than 31 thousand voters in 33 provinces have registered themselves. The officials of IEC further said that more than 1,500 voters have registered themselves in Ghazni province. “Recently, at least 1820 voters have registered…

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Terrorists should be deprived of safe havens: Abdullah

KABUL (TOLO News): Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who addressed the 5th summit of heads of state and government on Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Tajikistan on Saturday, stressed the need for regional and global cooperation on fighting terrorism and said terrorists should be deprived of having access to safe…

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Another crime boss killed in police raid in Kabul

KABUL (TOLO News): Nabi Kohbandi, a crime boss in Kabul, was killed in a clash with Counterterrorism Police in the city, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. Kohbandi was a fugitive and was operating in Police District Nine (PD9), which covers the areas of Makrorayan, Yaka Toot and part of Pul-e-Charkhi…

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