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Afghan govt suspends release of Taliban inmates

Kabul, Policenama Online - The Afghan government has suspended the release of the last batch of Taliban inmates over their involvement in serious crimes, it was reported on Tuesday.The Afghan government on Monday once again stated its firm…

Pak renews calls for repatriation of Afghan refugees

Islamabad, Policenama Online - Pakistan has renewed its call for repatriation of the Afghan refugees and said the return of over two million refugees should be a part of the peace process in Afghanistan.Pakistan made the gesture on Monday…

17 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks

Kabul, Policenama Online - At least 17 soldiers were killed and 11 others wounded after Taliban militants attacked military camps in two Afghan northern provinces early Wednesday, sources said.In northern Kunduz province, five Afghan army…

Afghan govt-Taliban peace meet to take place in Doha

Kabul, Policenama Online -  The Afghan government and Taliban have announced that the first peace talks between the two sides will take place in the Qatari capital of Doha, where the militant group has its political office and had signed a…

7mn Afghan kids affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Kabul, Policenama Online -  The coronavirus pandemic has left more than 7 million children in Afghanistan prone to poverty, barring them from their basic rights in a country where half the population is under 15 years of age, a rights group…

Delay in intra-Afghan talks threatens peace process

Kabul, Policenama Online -  An inordinate delay in the intra-Afghan talks has threatened the Afghanistan peace process that was set in motion after a landmark agreement between the US and Taliban signed three months ago.The agreement…

Ghani pledges release of up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners

Kabul, Policenama Online -  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced that his government will release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture in response to the militant group's calling for a three-day Eid ceasefire.On May 11,…

Afghan Cabinet approves plan to ease Kabul lockdown

Kabul, Policenama Online - The Afghan cabinet has approved a plan to gradually ease the Kabul lockdown which will allow businesses to open for certain hours, while President Ashraf Ghani has urged citizens to stay in their homes during Eid,…