Government of Afghanistan

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Afghanistan
First reported 14 mins ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Afghan Couple Find Idyllic Hide-Out in Mountains, but Not for Long

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, one of the front-runners in Afghan presidential race, opposed with the release of partial vote results by the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan.Khaama Press By GHANIZADA Apr 21 2014At least 335 various types of NATO ... [Published Afghanistan News Center - 14 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

White House Mulls Leaving Less than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON) -- Although the Obama administration is still considering how many U.S. troops to leave in Afghanistan after 2014, there are reports that the residual force could fall well under 10,000.Some of the factors going into the decision include ... [Published KSFO-AM - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Hillary Clinton needs to answer for squandered aid money to Afghanistan’s corrupt war ministries

Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:00 p.m.Updated 48 minutes agoAfghan corruption long has diverted too much U.S. aid money. Now, internal U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) documents suggest a policy decision by then-Secretary of State ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Feature: Poor Afghans continue to cultivate poppies to support family

Despite some publicized success of the Afghan government's crackdown on poppy growers in the country, some Afghan farmers in the countryside continue to grow the plant to earn a living."If the government destroys my poppy farm, it is just like killing ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Peaceful Afghanistan key to regional peace: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday that peace in Afghanistan was a key to peace in the entire region and Pakistan would continue to work closely with new Afghan government for establishing lasting regional peace.He was ... [Published The News International - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghanistan: Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

Source: IRINCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - Last year, Afghanistan’s Ghor Province lost thousands of its inhabitants. Many fled due to conflict, but others fled due to a more subtle threat: drought. An estimated three-quarters of the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Discussions Continue on Post-2014 Troop Strength in Afghanistan

By Nick SimeoneAmerican Forces Press ServiceWASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 Discussions are continuing within the Obama administration on how many U.S. troops could remain as a residual force in Afghanistan next year after the current U.S.-led NATO mission ... [Published United States Department of Defense - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

US set to cut troops in Afghanistan

At their current size, Afghan forces will cost at least US$5 billion ($5.8 billion) in 2015, a sum far beyond the reach of the Afghan government. The United States has been widely expected to be the largest outside funder for those forces.The Taliban ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghanistan, Tajikistan discuss business cooperation

News Detail AT Monitoring DeskKABUL: Afghanistan and Tajikistan’s chambers of commerce representatives met to discuss business cooperation between the two neighboring countries and to overcome the existing challenges.Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and ... [Published Afghanistan Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Taliban leader freed by UAE, returns to Kabul to help Afghan negotiations

KABUL, Afghanistan — A senior Taliban leader has been freed by the United Arab Emirates and has returned to Afghanistan to help jump-start President Hamid Karzai’s efforts to reach a negotiated settlement with the militant group, officials said Monda ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Former Afghan Taliban leader freed

PESHAWAR: Former Afghan Taliban leader Agha Jan Motassim has finally been traced after alarm was raised by the Afghan government and its High Peace Council that he had gone missing in Dubai in the UAE.Motassim was freed on the night of April 18, but he ... [Published The News International - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mutasim could play vital role in peace dialogue: MoFA

News Detail AT News ReportKABUL: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said that former Taliban leader, Mutasim Agha Jan, still could play a vital role in long-awaited peace process, and help the Afghan government to hold talks with the Taliban ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 21 2014]

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...Khumri city and was arrested by the NDS and after an investigation, she was sent to the Directorate of Women Affairs of Baghlan," Basharat said. "The Directorate of Women Affairs, without keeping police in the loop, handed her over to her family..."
White House spokeswoman Laura Lucas Magnuson said in a statement, "The longer we go without a BSA, the more challenging it will be to plan and execute any US mission. Furthermore, the longer we go without a BSA, the more likely it will be that any post-2014 US mission will be smaller in scale and ambition."
"Two parts of the path are in Iran's territories and two parts are in Afghanistan and at present, the foundations have been laid in Iran's territories and the furnishing operations have started" Pour Seyed Aqayee told FNA on Wednesday
"This year our best new talent from four teams of the Kabul football league are in the tournament and I hope the football federation's technical staff identify and invite them to Shaheen Asmayee so we can keep the championship in Kabul" former Shaheen Asmayee goalkeeper Hamidullah Yousofzai said

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White House Mulls Leaving Less than 10,000 Troo... [Published KSFO-AM - 2 hours ago]
Lessons of Afghan election [Published Nigeria Intel - 5 hours ago]
Iranian Deputy Minister: Foundations Laid for L... [Published Fars News Agency - 5 hours ago]
US soldiers on Afghan soil to be below 10,000 [Published Oman Tribune - 6 hours ago]
PHC for including kidnapped lawyers name [Published The News International - 8 hours ago]
Peaceful Afghanistan key to regional peace: Nisar [Published The News International - 10 hours ago]
Hillary Clinton needs to answer for squandered ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 11 hours ago]
Discussions Continue on Post-2014 Troop Strengt... [Published United States Department of Defense - 17 hours ago]
Afghanistan, Tajikistan discuss business cooper... [Published Afghanistan Times - 21 hours ago]
Combating food insecurity and displacement in d... [Published GantDaily.com - 21 hours ago]
Taliban leader freed by UAE, returns to Kabul t... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 21 hours ago]
Shaheen Asmayee Holds Trial Tournament in Kabul [Published Tolo News - 23 hours ago]
NATIONAL - Nisar, Barton discuss security situa... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 23 hours ago]
U.S. troops in Afghanistan may fall below 10,000 [Published Japan Times - 23 hours ago]
Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
Afghanistan: Combating food insecurity and disp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Feature: Poor Afghans continue to cultivate pop... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 22 2014]
Pakistan, Afghanistan to resume proxy war: US p... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 22 2014]
World briefs: Ferry actions called 'murder' [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
‘Futile attempts’: Without drops in FATA, polio... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job [Published Afghanistan News Center - Apr 22 2014]
Former Afghan Taliban leader freed [Published The News International - Apr 22 2014]
NATIONAL - Afghan spies penetrate TTP [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 22 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut... [Published The Oregon Herald - Apr 22 2014]
U.S. Troops In Afghanistan May Be Cut To Fewer ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 22 2014]
10,000 may not be magic number for U.S. troops ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 22 2014]
April 22, 2014 by Masood Korosh Peace Talks and... [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 22 2014]
US set to cut troops in Afghanistan [Published Sunday Star-Times - Apr 22 2014]
Fatemi explains government approach to region [Published Business Recorder - Apr 22 2014]
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Afghanistan: Combating food insecurity and disp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - Last year, Afghanistan’s Ghor Province lost thousands of its inhabitants. Many fled due to conflict, but others fled due to a more subtle threat: drought. An estimated three-quarters of the ...
Delivering on Afghanistan's Vote against Terror... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 21 2014]
BY M. ASHRAF HAIDARI APRIL 15, 2014 On April 5, 2014, Afghans made history. More than 7 million Afghans waited in long lines for hours, in rainy weather, to vote at over 6,200 polling centers across the country. They did so with a hardened determination ...
Eye on Iran: Obama Signs Bill Banning Iran U.N.... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 21 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Join UANI             Top Stories WSJ: "President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that effectivelybans Iran from sending as its ambassador to the United Nations a diplomatwith ties to ...
Elections 2014 (12): The Taleban rant and take ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 21 2014]
As well as launching armed attacks on election day, the Taleban also tried to disrupt the elections with a ‘public relations’ campaign against the legitimacy of the vote. Like many others, they also appear to have been thrown off kilter by the large ...
Afghanistan: Afghanistan Turns a Political Corner [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Afghanistan By Giuliano Battiston JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Apr 17 2014 (IPS) - The Afghanistan presidential election is turning out to be a tale of two narratives. The more positive and democratic one could be winning ...
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