Government of Afghanistan

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Afghanistan
First reported 11 mins ago - Updated 11 mins ago - 1 reports

Continued violence in Helmand elicits disillusionment, fear as coalition departs

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan — Since the time of Abraham.That’s how long Afghan farmer Haji Mohammad Hydar says generations of his family have lived in the area of Afghanistan that now falls in the Sangin district of Helmand province.But no more.Just months ... [Published Stars and Stripes - 11 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Heart of Asia Foreign Ministerial

(Remarks as Prepared)Thank you Foreign Minister Wang, for such a warm welcome back to Beijing. I am honored to be here on behalf of President Obama. My friend, Secretary of State John Kerry, also asked me to share his appreciation with the foreign ministers ... [Published US Department of State - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Pak Army hand over Afghan nationals to Afghan Govt

RAWALPINDI:  Pakistan Army handed over as many as 29 Afghan nationals to Afghanistan as good-will gesture which was arrested in North Waziristan after proving that they were not linked to militants, ISPR said.According to the Inter-Services Public Relations ... [Published The News Tribe - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Istanbul Ministerial Process on Afghanistan in Beijing

is the first such meeting since the new Afghan government was sworn-in in late September.According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, China and Afghanistan have reached a consensus on numerous issues. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, together with his ... [Published CNTV - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

Int'l conference conducive to building consensus on Afghanistan

Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations Liu Jieyi arrives for a security council on the crisis in Ukraine, at the UN headquarters in New York, Feb 28, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]Liu Jieyi, Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations ... [Published CHINAdaily USA - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan Forces Clash With Militants in Nine Provinces

Across nine provinces, Afghan security forces clashed with militants, and according to the Ministry of Interior (MoI), in the past 24 hours alone, 42 insurgents been killed and 51 wounded.Officials confirmed the arrests of 10 other fighters, as well as ... [Published Tolo News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kabul cold on counter-terror

PESHAWAR - The Pakistan Army yesterday voiced its concern over the continuous use of Afghan soil by militants waging war against Islamabad, terming cooperation from Kabul less than what was required and expected of it.Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

US, China team up in Afghanistan

The US sees Afghanistan as a place of cooperation, not competition with China, a senior US State Department official said Wednesday."We believe China is a critical partner in this region, and has an important role to play in ensuring peace and stability ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

All terrorist groups will be eliminated: DG ISPR

PESHAWAR: The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, on Wednesday appealed to the people to cooperate with security forces for the elimination of all terrorist groups.Addressing a media briefing ... [Published The News International - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lt. Gen. (Retd) Amjad Shoaib says Pakistan should convey a strong message to Afghan government to seal its borders.

Analysts said Pakistan would be a peaceful country after the successful Operation Zarb-e-Azb.Speaking in Nuqta-e-Nazar program of Radio Pakistan, Senior Journalist Shamim Shahid said operation Zarb-e-Azb continues successfully in North Waziristan Agency ... [Published Radio Pakistan - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

China Pledges $327 Million in Aid to Afghanistan

By Brian Spegele in Beijing And Nathan Hodge in KabulChina has pledged two billion yuan ($327 million) in aid to Afghanistan, which is seeking new sources of foreign help amid a U.S. drawdown and increasing worries about regional instability.The offer ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

'US aid package to Kabul, doubtful'

An anti-war activist has cast doubt on a recent US plan to pour billions of dollars into Afghanistan in what appears to be a foreign aid package, saying that Washington’s motives “are not what they appear on the surface.” Rick Rozoff told Press TV on ... [Published Press tv - Oct 29 2014]

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"Sometimes the fighting lessens, but it hasn’t stopped," she told Stars and Stripes. "We have talked to the security officials as well as the president to ask them to do something, but still the fighting is going on It doesn’t mean that the ANSF aren’t active out there; they are losing their lives to defend Helmand. Unfortunately, the security forces are trying their best to defend the province, but they don’t have enough equipment and logistics to fight in the long term."
"Any grunt who is not a fatalist is foolish," West writes. "Death is as random as it is unexplainable. If you're very skillful — like Matt — you might tilt the odds a little, but not much."
Terming peace as the highest priority for the Afghan government, President Ahmadzai said: "We invite the political opposition, particularly the Taliban, to join an intra-Afghan dialogue and ask urge our international partners to support an Afghan led and Afghan-owned peace process. We must not and will not permit groups pursuing grand illusions to use our country as the battleground or launching pad against the international system."

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Warduj cleared of Taliban, says police chief [Published Afghanistan Times - 2 hours ago]
Pak Army hand over Afghan nationals to Afghan Govt [Published The News Tribe - 2 hours ago]
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Regula... [Published Ministry Foreign Affairs People's Republic China - 3 hours ago]
Heart of Asia Foreign Ministerial [Published US Department of State - 3 hours ago]
Ending the Afghanistan War 13 Years Later: Is i... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 5 hours ago]
1st Ld: China pledges financial, training assis... [Published Individual.com - 6 hours ago]
Istanbul Ministerial Process on Afghanistan in ... [Published CNTV - 7 hours ago]
Afghan president invites Taliban to join peace ... [Published ProKerala.com - 8 hours ago]
Interview: China-Russia coordination conducive ... [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
Pakistan hails Afghan priority of refugees return [Published The News International - 14 hours ago]
AFGHANISTAN: Nation-building [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 17 hours ago]
A layer-cake operation [Published The Express Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Afghanistan Has Not Requested Additional Russia... [Published RIA Novosti - 21 hours ago]
Chinese minister to attend conference on Afghan... [Published ProKerala.com - 22 hours ago]
Terrorist Groups and Political Legitimacy [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 23 hours ago]
Int'l conference conducive to building consensu... [Published CHINAdaily USA - 23 hours ago]
Afghan Forces Clash With Militants in Nine Prov... [Published Tolo News - Oct 30 2014]
Afghanistan: Violence against women: UN expert ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 30 2014]
US praises China’s growing role in Afghanistan [Published Global Times - Oct 30 2014]
Record of the Press Briefing by Spokesperson on... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan - Oct 30 2014]
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: UNITED NATIONS EXPERT L... [Published Noodls - Oct 30 2014]
V K Singh in China to attend key conference on ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 30 2014]
Russia Completes Mi-17 Shipments to Afghan Army [Published Aviation International News - Oct 30 2014]
Uprisings and Downfalls: Attempts at ousting Pa... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 30 2014]
China Pins High Hopes on New Afghan Government [Published Beijing Review - Oct 30 2014]
Confronting The Afghan Narco-State: End The Int... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 30 2014]
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Ending the Afghanistan War 13 Years Later: Is i... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 5 hours ago]
Source: Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images The complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 was the fruition of one of the most important building blocks of President Barack Obama’s extremely successful 2008 campaign. “As a candidate ...
Afghanistan: Violence against women: UN expert ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 30 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Afghanistan GENEVA (30 October 2014) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, will visit the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan from 4 to10 November 2014 to assess the situation ...
Afghanistan: Construction work of a water intak... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Source: Government of AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan The foundation stone of a water intake project was laid in Sarbaghan and Moshi villages of Bano district, Baghlan province. The mentioned water intake project (with the length of 16m) will be built ...
Afghanistan: Security in Kunduz Worsening Furth... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 28 2014]
Source: Afghanistan Analysts NetworkCountry: Afghanistan Author: Christian Bleuer and Obaid Ali Date: 28 October 2014 Kunduz has had the worst security environment of any province in the north for the past few years. And within this province there ...
Afghanistan: Second Round of Autumn Anti- Polio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 27 2014]
Source: Government of AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan The second round of the Autumn Anti- Polio Vaccination Campaign was inaugurated by second vice-president Mr. Sarwar Danish over a ceremony here in Kabul on Sunday. The campaign continues across the ...
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