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Last week Moscow's embassy in Kabul condemned as "absolutely baseless" the recent suggestion of the top US commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson that Russia had provided military aid to the Taliban via ex-Soviet ally Tajikistan. In a statement today Tajikistan, whose top diplomat ... peace
Germany halted the collective deportations after a May 2017 truck bombing in front of the German embassy in Kabul that killed more than 90 people and injured more than 400 others. The country however restarted deportations in September last year in three categories: suspected terrorists, criminals ...

Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack inside the green zone in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan May 31, 2017. (AP). Map of the Green Zone in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Google Earth). Next. 2 photos. Related Articles. Afghanis soon to fly missions with Black Hawks from ... police
“We've had weapons brought to this headquarters and given to us by Afghan leaders and said this was given by the Russians to the Taliban,” he said. A statement from the Russian embassy in Kabul dismissed the comments as “idle gossip”, repeating previous denials by Russian officials. “Once again, we ... police
The Russian Embassy in Kabul dismissed a NATO general's claims that it was providing the Taliban with weapons as "idle gossip.” U.S. commanders have said on several occasions over the past year that Russia may be supplying arms to the Taliban although no confirmed evidence has so far been made ... police
A statement by the Russian embassy in Kabul dismissed Nicholson's comments as “idle gossip.” “Once again, we insist that such statements are absolutely baseless and appeal to officials not to talk nonsense,” the embassy said. Officials in Russia have said they only have limited contacts with the Taliban ... police

"We've had weapons brought to this headquarters and given to us by Afghan leaders and said this was given by the Russians to the Taliban," he said. A statement from the Russian embassy in Kabul dismissed the comments as "idle gossip", repeating previous denials by Russian officials. "Once again, ... Taliban
The Russian embassy in Kabul, in a statement, dismissed the general's claim as "baseless" and "idle gossip". A Taliban spokesman said they had not "received assistance from any country". The spokesman told the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press news agency: "The enemy has no evidence in this regard." Speaking ... Taliban
... Taliban, Moscow Denies. A statement from the Russian embassy in Kabul dismissed the comments as "idle gossip", repeating previous denials by Russian officials. Reuters. Updated:March 25, 2018, 1:47 PM IST. facebook Twitter google skype whatsapp. US General Says Russia Arming Afghan Taliban, Moscow Denies ... Taliban
By clearing fields from mines, more land will become available to farmers for cultivation,” the head of the livestock department Jahangir Meyakhil said. Japan is a key donor country to Afghanistan and according to its embassy in Kabul, they have provided over $6 billion USD to Afghanistan since 2001. Taliban
... to see the film at the Canadian embassy in Kabul. For many of the Afghan viewers, it was a deeply emotional experience, bringing back memories of the time when the Taliban ruled, from the late 1990s to 2001. The regime imposed a strict interpretation of Islam and severely restricted women's freedoms. Taliban
People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul. Photo credit: Reuters. No one has claimed responsibility for an explosion that went off near Australian embassy vehicles as they travelled in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul. The suspected suicide car bomber struck on Friday, killing a civilian and ... Taliban
Anadolu Agency approached the German Embassy in Kabul for comment, but there was no response. So far, the German government has not commented on the incident. The Germany Embassy in Kabul has been closed in the capital since a massive truck bombing last year left over 150 people dead. Taliban
Tom Gresback, public affairs director at Resolute Support Headquarters, told CNN. "According to initial reports, no Resolute Support or USFOR-A members were injured in this incident," Gresback said, referring to the NATO-led mission and US forces in Afghanistan. The US Embassy in Kabul declined to ... Taliban
The Japanese embassy in Kabul announced on Wednesday it would give $13 million USD in aid to the election commission. Thumbnail. UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto on Wednesday called on the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to ensure ... Taliban
An explosion has been reported in the diplomatic district of Afghanistan's capital on Monday after a rocket landed near the Canadian embassy in Kabul. The reported explosion was heard just after 8 p.m. local time in the Wazir Akbar Khan area, a neighbourhood which is considered the city's safest. Taliban
Britain is planning to move its embassy in Kabul deeper into a high security zone because of concerns that the UK compound is vulnerable to a bomb attack, according to Afghan officials. Sir Nicholas Kay, the British ambassador to Afghanistan, has had talks with senior members of the Afghan government, ... Taliban

He also directed officials to ensure all the wounded were given the necessary medical treatment. The UK embassy in Kabul said on Twitter: "Our thoughts with all those affected by today's awful violence in Kabul; the new year renews our steadfast commitment to work for a stable, safer Afghanistan.". Taliban
Last May, the German Embassy in Kabul was destroyed in a massive bomb attack. Currently, the German ambassador and his team are guests at the US Embassy. Back in November 2016, the consulate general in Mazar-e-Sharif was so heavily damaged by a Taliban bomb attack that it could no longer be ... Taliban
This segment of Full Measure covers how surveillance cameras are vulnerable to spying and terrorism. I was interviewed for the program after I discovered that the US was using Chinese surveillance cameras in our embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Since then I have learned that many sensitive government ... Taliban
... that some issues were internal matters that needed to be resolved by the NUG. This was specifically related to the Noor issue. According to the US embassy in Kabul, Wells, who was on a three-day visit to Kabul this week, met with Afghan officials including Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. Taliban
The Russian Foreign Ministry and the Embassy in Kabul have yet to comment on the information. An informed source told Sputnik Afghanistan that a terrorist attack on the Russian Embassy in Kabul has been prevented. According to the source, a car with explosives has been found near the building of the ... Taliban
Pakistani protesters from the Tehreek-i-Labaik Yah Rasool Allah Pakistan (TLYRAP) religious group shout religious slogans during a protest in Islamabad on November 26, 2017. (AFP). Reuters report by staff from Kabul states that scores protested outside Pakistani Embassy in Kabul against Pakistan's alleged involvement ... Taliban
Dozens of angry protesters have gathered outside the Pakistani Embassy in Kabul, chanting slogans such as "Death to Pakistan" and burning flags of the country. The demonstration on February 1 came as senior Afghan officials returned from a visit to Islamabad, where they had pressed Pakistani ... Taliban
afghanistan-blast-reuters People carry an injured man after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan January 27, 2018. , Reuters. Share. Written By. dna Correspondent. Updated: Jan 28, 2018, 05:00 AM IST. An ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded Kabul market at a police check post on Saturday killing 95 people ... Taliban
The US embassy in Kabul warned last week that hotels were targets. The Intercontinental had been attacked by the Islamist group in 2011, when 21 people died. The militants entered by the kitchen to evade guards at the front of the hotel, a worryingly easy security breach. The Taliban issued photographs ... Taliban
Zhang Zhixin, Charge d'Affairs at the Chinese Embassy in Kabul, said this while addressing a seminar involving Afghan and Chinese experts titled, 'Afghanistan-China Bilateral Relations' organized by the Center for Strategic and Regional Studies (CSRS) here. Abdul Baqi Amin, head of CSRS, addressing ... Taliban
The attack comes just days after the US embassy in Kabul issued a warning about hotels in the city. "We are aware of reports that extremist groups may be planning an attack against hotels in Kabul," the embassy wrote in a public security alert published Thursday, though it highlighted another hotel near ... Taliban
Danish told ABC News that the attackers had entered the luxury hotel in Kabul and special forces have arrived on scene in response. He did not provide details on the number of gunmen or if there were any casualties. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul issued a security alert on Thursday, saying it was "aware of ... Taliban
“Meanwhile, the Pakistani authorities as well as our embassy in Kabul tried to trace his family in Afghanistan. Today, after the successful conclusion of these efforts, Obaidullah was handed over to the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad,” Janjua said. Zardasht Shams, deputy head of mission at the Afghan ... Taliban
The all-girls robotics team attracted international attention after its members journeyed 800 kilometres to the American embassy in Kabul, only to have their visas rejected twice preventing them from traveling to the U.S. to participate in FIRST Global Challenge, FIRST Robotics Canada says. One week prior ... Taliban
... have completed two semesters. Mohammad Abid, another student, said after a long wait they did not want the scholarships. “If the scholarships are delayed further, the students should be formally asked to look alternatives.” The Pakistani embassy in Kabul told Pajhwok the results would be announced by ... Taliban
Last year was the deadliest since 2016 for journalists in Afghanistan, with 21 reporters being killed in the line of duty, a new report, released by Nai, a nongovernmental organization advocating for open media in Afghanistan, claims. Abdul Mujib Khelwatgar, the chief executive officer of Nai told reporters ... Taliban
28 on a Shia cultural center that left 41 people dead and dozens injured. It also claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul in July. While the militants are “isolated in a small number of districts … small ISIS-K factions fled from their stronghold in Nangarhar to other areas of Afghanistan ... Taliban
Also that month, two media workers, including a driver for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), were killed in the truck bomb attack on the German Embassy in Kabul. The offices of 1TV, another privately owned Afghan TV station, were also damaged. IS also claimed responsibility for that attack. Taliban
's capital, talks are underway on relocating the British embassy in Kabul to a high-security zone, reports The Times. British Ambassador Sir Nicholas Kay has been in talks with senior Afghan government officials, including President Ashraf Ghani, on finding a new location for the embassy. The old building ... Taliban
Trump tweets 'jail' for top Hillary Clinton aide for releasing classified intel, State Dept. passwords. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and top aide Huma Abedin visit the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2011 (Defense Imagery). January 02, 2018 Melissa Leon · Share · Tweet. Taliban
The British embassy in Kabul will be relocated to a high-security zone amid rising violence, it is understood. There are concerns that the compound is vulnerable to a bomb attack following an uptick in Taliban activity. Sir Nicholas Kay, the British ambassador to Afghanistan, has been in talks with senior ... Taliban
Britain is planning to move its embassy in Kabul deeper into a high security zone because of concerns that the UK compound is vulnerable to a bomb attack, according to Afghan officials. Sir Nicholas Kay, the British ambassador to Afghanistan, has had talks with senior members of the Afghan government, ... Taliban
Last winter, thanks to a donation from the Canadian Embassy in Kabul, a permanent concrete pad was laid down and the first ice surface was constructed. The Free To Run charity then brought in a Dutch coach to teach local girls how to skate. Many were just catching on to the skill when the spring thaw ... Taliban
Indonesia to deploy military personnel at its embassy in Kabul ... Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi and Indonesian Military (TNI) Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the deployment of military personnel to secure the Indonesian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban
"In conjunction with the new U.S. strategy, he launched with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and U.S. forces in Afghanistan a process to create and monitor reforms in four priority sectors: governance, economic development, security, and the peace process." It cited Ghani's "long-term plan to seize the initiative ... Taliban
Suicide bomber strikes near US Embassy in Kabul - four dead & several wounded. AN explosion has rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul near the US embassy, police have confirmed, killing at least four people. By Vincent Wood and Will Kirby. PUBLISHED: 06:53, Tue, Aug 29, 2017 | UPDATED: 08:31, Tue, Aug 29, 2017 ... Taliban
The Islamic State's Wilayah Khorasan (or Khorasan province) attacked the Iraqi embassy in Kabul earlier on Monday. The self-declared caliphate claimed the assault via short messages from its Amaq News Agency and then released a longer statement on social media channels. The “inghimasi attack” was ... Taliban
A rocket landed inside India House, the country's embassy in Kabul, on Tuesday. There were no reports of any injury, sources in the External Affairs Ministry said. The rocket landed in the volleyball court of the compound. Besides the Ambassador's residence, other mission staff also stay on the premises. Taliban
WASHINGTON -- Nine Afghan guards at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul were killed and 11 American contractors wounded in the massive suicide truck bomb attack that rocked the diplomatic quarter in Afghan capital on Wednesday, the State Department said. One other Afghan guard was reported missing. Taliban
NEW DELHI: A rocket landed in the Indian embassy premises in Kabul, causing minor damage to a structure, but all the mission staff were safe, the external affairs ministry said tonight. Kabul - A rocket has landed in our Chancery compound in Kabul. The rocket has clipped the top of the three storied ITBP ... Taliban
An explosion has been reported in the diplomatic district of Afghanistan's capital on Monday after a rocket landed near the Canadian embassy in Kabul. The reported explosion was heard just after 8 p.m. local time in the Wazir Akbar Khan area, a neighbourhood which is considered the city's safest. Taliban
He exploded his device and as people fled more explosions occurred. The centre is located in the Shiite-dominated Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood in the west of the capital. The Islamic State issued a warning earlier this year following an attack on the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul vowing to target Afghanistan's ... Taliban
The Islamic State also issued a warning earlier this year following an attack on the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul vowing to target Afghanistan's Shiites. Since then, the IS has taken credit for at least two attacks on Shiite mosques in Kabul and one in the western city of Herat, killing scores of worshippers. Taliban


 

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