Government of Afghanistan

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Afghanistan
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Pakistan urges Afghanistan, NATO to strengthen border management

ISLAMABAD, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Thursday urged the Afghan government and the NATO to put in place strong measures for better management of Pak-Afghan border to check illegal cross- border movement.Pakistan and Afghanistan have nearly 2500 ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Pakistan, NATO, Afghanistan
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghanistan Turns a Political Corner

Active Citizens , Armed Conflicts , Asia-Pacific , Civil Society , Crime & Justice , Democracy , Development & Aid , Editors' Choice , Featured , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Peace , Regional Categories , Religion ... [Published Inter Press Service - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghan govt not yet ready to govern: report

WASHINGTON: A confidential US report, prepared for the State Department, says that the Afghan government was not ready to govern Afghanistan after the US withdrawal.The report points out that the infrastructure created during 12 years of US presence in ... [Published DAWN Group - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt. and Int’l Donors Meet to Promote Renewable Energies

KABUL - Around 30 representatives from the Afghan Government and the international donors met on Wednesday to review the achievements the renewable energy sector had reached in Afghanistan in the past year.Opening the meeting, Energy and Water Deputy ... [Published Daily Outlook - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. Assessments Show Afghanistan Not Ready to Govern By Itself

Confidential U.S. assessments show the Afghanistan government is not prepared to take over and govern when the United States withdraws its troops, the Washington Times reports . According to the assessments, the billions of dollars spent on nation ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan president slams deadly US strike

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned a recent US air strike in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, which has killed three civilians. In a statement released on Tuesday, Karzai called the airborne attack a "clear violation" of agreements ... [Published Press tv - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Cross-border shelling destroys 6 houses in eastern Afghanistan

ASSADABAD (WNA-April.15, 2014): Firing rockets by Pakistani army from across the Durand Line on the eastern provinces have destroyed six houses and perished several livestock in eastern Kunar and Nangarhar provinces, a border police force chief in the ... [Published Wakht News Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Karzai Blames U.S. Air Strike For Civilian Casualties

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has "strongly condemned" the killing of a woman and her two children in what he described as a U.S. air strike in the east of the country.The bombing reportedly took place in Khost Province on the night of April 14.The U.S.-led ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Debate Over Corruption at Customs

News - AfghanistanWednesday, 16 April 2014 10:31 Written by Speaking to the The Washington Times, Deputy U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jarrett Blanc said that ongoing corruption in Afghanistan customs offices has undermined much needed ... [Published Tolo News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

Afghanistan deputy minister abducted

KABUL: An senior Afghan government official was kidnapped along with his driver on his way to work in Kabul yesterday, an interior ministry official said.Ahmad Shah Waheed, deputy minister for public works, was taken by gunmen at around 7.00am from the ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortfall

KABUL — When the takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.After more than a decade of Western aid projects designed to ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Afghan Govt. Protest Over Construction of Daso Dam On Its Place

Tuesday, April 15, 2014Kabul (BNA) The spokesman for foreign ministry has said that the protest of the government of Afghanistan over the construction of Daso dam is on its place.Pakistan’s federal ministry on energy said recently that the government ... [Published Bakhtar News Agency - Apr 15 2014]

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"Pakistan has more than 12,000 posts to undertake surveillance. Pakistan is also keen to introduce biometric system but we also want equally strong measures from NATO and Afghan sides for management of the border" the spokesperson said in a weekly briefing
...are in Afghanistan for one overriding reason to protect our national security by helping the Afghans take control of their own", the aim being to "prevent the return of international terrorists, such as Al-Qaeda, to Afghanistan"
...a journalist and documentary filmmaker, said the large turnout was a testament to the desire of Afghans to participate in the political process. "[T]he only thing we know for a fact is that the determination of the Afghan people was definitely impressive--that despite so much misery and corruption, people try to fight on and want to have say over their destiny."
"Every type of equipment the U S military has at its disposal is on sale at the Gomrok bazaar in south Tehran’s Razi Square, the merchants say, and The Daily Star has found evidence that they could be telling the truth."

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Pakistan urges Afghanistan, NATO to strengthen ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 1 hour ago]
Pakistan calls for better management of Pak-Afg... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 2 hours ago]
Taliban Peacemaker Locked Up [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 3 hours ago]
Afghanistan Turns a Political Corner [Published Inter Press Service - 5 hours ago]
Kubiš urges support for election bodies [Published Wakht News Agency - 5 hours ago]
British troops have paid a high price for parti... [Published Mid Devon Gazette - 7 hours ago]
Afghans Free 4,159 From Post-US Bagram [Published Antiwar.com - 7 hours ago]
Afghan govt not yet ready to govern: report [Published DAWN Group - 10 hours ago]
Pak-Afghan joint mechanism against extremism pr... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 11 hours ago]
Govt. and Int’l Donors Meet to Promote Renewabl... [Published Daily Outlook - 13 hours ago]
ABD Pledges $400m to Stimulate Economic Growth [Published Daily Outlook - 13 hours ago]
N’East Govs Reject Move To Postpone 2015 Elections [Published The Tide Newspaper Online - 14 hours ago]
Female Afghan MP wounded in shooting [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 15 hours ago]
Reconciliation is the key [Published Pakistan Observer - 16 hours ago]
Afternoon Lede Check, 4.16.14 [Published Media Bistro - 16 hours ago]
Could Afghanistan survive without the US aid an... [Published Voice of Russia - 18 hours ago]
Analysts Warn of Regional Proxy Conflict in Afg... [Published VOA News - 19 hours ago]
Afghanistan: UNAMA urges support for Afghan ele... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
The real fraud about Afghanistan’s election [Published RAWA - 23 hours ago]
Blast hits NATO convoy in N. Afghanistan [Published Press tv - 23 hours ago]
U.S. Assessments Show Afghanistan Not Ready to ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 23 hours ago]
New report says sophisticated U.S. military equ... [Published Washington Examiner - 23 hours ago]
One Afghanistan official shot, another kidnappe... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 16 2014]
Afghanistan Says NATO Airstrike in East Killed ... [Published RAWA - Apr 16 2014]
Can the Taliban make a comeback? [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 16 2014]
NATO blamed for Afgan deaths [Published Boston Globe - Apr 16 2014]
Afghanistan facing a growing budget shortfall [Published Boston Globe - Apr 16 2014]
Cross-border shelling destroys 6 houses in east... [Published Wakht News Agency - Apr 16 2014]
Afghan cabinet ill-prepared to govern post US t... [Published TruthDive - Apr 16 2014]
Afghan president slams deadly US strike [Published Press tv - Apr 16 2014]
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Afghanistan: UNAMA urges support for Afghan ele... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: UN Assistance Mission in AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 16 April 2014 – The top United Nations official in Afghanistan today stressed the need to support the country’s two national electoral institutions – the Independent Election Commission ...
U.S. Assessments Show Afghanistan Not Ready to ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 23 hours ago]
Confidential U.S. assessments show the Afghanistan government is not prepared to take over and govern when the United States withdraws its troops, the Washington Times reports . According to the assessments, the billions of dollars spent on nation ...
Pakistan: Polio virus from Afghanistan found in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Afghanistan, Pakistan PESHAWAR/MARDAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Sharam Khan Tarakai said on Sunday that polio virus from Afghanistan had been found in water samples in Peshawar and they had requested ...
Afghan deputy minister kidnapped, say officials [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 15 2014]
An senior Afghan government official was kidnapped along with his driver on his way to work in Kabul today, an interior ministry official said.Ahmad Shah Waheed, deputy minister for public works, was taken by gunmen at around 0230 GMT (10.30am MYT) from ...
Afghanistan: Inauguration of agricultural water... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Government of AfghanistanCountry: Afghanistan Construction work of one project including water-intake completed in Chenargi Payen village of Feroznakhchir district of Samangan province. The construction work of this project was completed by the ...
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