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Chinese President Calls For Consensus Among Afghanistan Neighbours

President Xi Jinping Delivers Written Remarks at the Third Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Among the Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan President Xi Jinping during a March 31st address at the third Foreign Ministers’ Meeting among the Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan pointed out

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China’s Xi Says Afghanistan In Transition From Chaos To Order

Chinese leader Xi Jinping says Afghanistan is at a critical point of transition from chaos to order. Xi’s comments came in a statement ahead of the second day of talks on Afghanistan in Tunxi in the south-eastern Chinese province of

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Comedian Forever Curses Afghanistan For Accepting Gift From Nigeria

…You Will Vomit It, It Will Hang In Your Throat By Ruth Gbaka Nigerian born comedian, Akuidolo Orevaoghene, popularly known as Forever has taken to his social media account raining out curses on Afghanistan for accepting financial assistance from Nigeria despite

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Bomb Explosion Kills Governor

The Taliban’s shadow governor for Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province, Mawlawi Wakil Ahmad alias ‘Nazim’, and seven other militants were killed on Saturday, police spokesman for the province Abdul Karim Yurash said. All the seven including the shadow governor were killed,

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Gold Mine Collapse Kills 30 In Afghanistan

At least 30 people have been killed in the collapse of a gold mine in north-eastern Afghanistan, officials say. The collapse occurred in the Kohistan district of Badakhshan province. Villagers had reportedly dug a 60m (220ft) deep but makeshift shaft

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Afghanistan: 13 Killed At Mosque Blast

AFP An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least 13 people and wounded 31 and the casualty total may rise, a local police official said. Basir Bina, spokesman for the provincial

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Afghanistan: Suicide Attack Kills 31 In Voter Registration Centre

A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, officials say. More than 50 others were injured in the blast which hit a crowd waiting at the entrance to the

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Ghor attack: 30 civilians killed in Afghan province

Fighters have killed at least 30 civilians, including children, after abducting them in the remote Afghan province of Ghor, according to officials and police. Suspected ISIL fighters killed dozens of civilians on Tuesday in the Firozkoh district in revenge for

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New attack kills 14 worshippers at mosque

At least 14 Afghan civilians have been killed in a bomb blast outside a mosque in northern Balkh province, a day after a deadly gun attack on Shia worshippers at a shrine in the capital Kabul. Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman

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Obama to leave more troops than planned in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will leave behind more troops in Afghanistan than originally planned. Speaking from the White House, Obama said he would draw down troops to 8,400 by the end of his administration, from the initial

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