Afghanistan close to signing agreement with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

Afghanistan close to signing agreement with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

Kabul, September 16 (NIA): Afghanistan is close to signing a peace agreement with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, AFP quoted President Ashraf Ghani as saying here on September 12. It will be a landmark accord that could pave the way for the notorious warlord's political return after years in hiding. Hekmatyar, who heads the now largely dormant Hezb-i-Islami militant group, is the latest...

India-Afghanistan Joint Statement issued after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to New Delhi on September 14 and 15, 2016

India-Afghanistan Joint Statement issued after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to New Delhi on September 14 and 15, 2016

At the end of the visit of the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to New Delhi on September 15, India and Afghanistan issued a joint statement in which they expressed concern at the continued use of terrorism and violence in the region for achieving political objectives. They also agreed that this phenomenon presents the single biggest threat to peace, stability and...

Modi-Ghani talks center on combating cross-border terrorism and economic ties between India and Afghanistan

Modi-Ghani talks center on combating cross-border terrorism and economic ties between India and Afghanistan

New Delhi September 14 (NIA): Wednesday’s talks between visiting Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi centered on combating cross-border terrorism and economic ties between the two countries. AP reports that Modi and Ahmadzai (also referred to as Ghani) called for an end to all sponsorship, support and sanctuaries to militants, including those who have committed...

Afghans yearn for democracy at all levels

Afghans yearn for democracy at all levels

Kabul, August 24 (NIA): The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) on Tuesday released a survey, in which 51 percent of the people interviewed had said they want Afghanistan to switch over to the parliamentary system. The survey had interviewed 34 law experts and Members of Parliament and got 800 responses from the public through a questionnaire sent to ten...

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan after Afghans threw stones and shouted pro-India slogans

Quetta, august 20 (Frontier Post): Authorities shut down the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman on Friday after a large number of Afghans flung stones at the Friendship Gate, smashing windowpanes of several government departments and disrespecting the Pakistani flag. Reports suggested that the Afghans were incensed by demonstrations in Balochistan sparked by Indian premier Narendra Modi’s speech on August 15, India’s Independence...

Sweeping steps needed to stem decline of Afghanistan’s economy

Sweeping steps needed to stem decline of Afghanistan’s economy

  Kabul, August 16 (NIA) : The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) says that investments have dropped considerably in Afghanistan since the establishment of the National Unity Government (NUG) in 2014, Daily Outlook Afghanistan reports. There has been a 26 percent fall in registration of new companies for investment during this period. At least US $1 billion was invested in...

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