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Ashraf Ghani re-elected as the President of Afghanistan

Election commission chief of Afghanistan announced the result of last September’s election held in the country. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has been declared the winner of the polls with 50.64% of the vote. There were allegations of vote-manipulation and fraud after the September poll, though only a small part of the country came forward to ..

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Taliban attacks Kunduz in Afghanistan

Taliban in Afghanistan have launched a major offensive in the Kunduz city, killing six people and wounding more than 50. The attack was launched by the Taliban fighters from various directions after midnight. As stated by the head of the council of Kunduz, Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, has said that the forces of the Taliban attacked ..

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Taliban announces spring offensive

The Taliban has announced their spring offensive which happens annually even though the peace talks with the US are underway. The announcement has come even though the meeting with representatives of the Afghan government is slated for an end of the month. Taliban has announced the launch of operation Fath which in Arabic stands for ..

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SIGAR states reintegration and economy as primary risks for Afghanistan

The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction SIGAR has raised concerns that Afghanistan will still remain under the dependence of foreign donors and international assistance even after it entered into a peace deal with Taliban. The watchdog monitors the US aid to the country which is around billions of dollars. John Sopko, the head of ..

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Draft of SPA gets finalized b/w Afghanistan & Norway

Afghanistan and Norway gave final shape to the draft of the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) b/w the two countries. The draft of the agreement is ready for signature and the two countries will ink it in September 2012. Afghanistan has already inked SPAs with the US, Britain, India, Germany, France and Italy. China is also ..

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