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Trump hails Putin for declining to retaliate against US move to expel diplomats
Dec31

Trump hails Putin for declining to retaliate against US move to expel diplomats

President-elect Donald Trump has hailed the Russian President Vladimir Putin for declining retaliation against the latest moves by the Obama administration to expel diplomats. The Russian President declined to respond to Obama administration’s move after the country’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov suggested that several US diplomats...

US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan
Dec01

US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan

A new budget request includes funding for supplying U.S. Black Hawks in Afghanistan. By Ahmad Shah Katawazai-The latest supplementary budget request, intended to fund U.S. wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, as well as counter-Islamic State (ISIS) efforts, includes $264 million for American-made Black Hawk helicopters. The Black Hawks will...

National Muay Thai Fighters Return Home With Bronze Medals
Nov29

National Muay Thai Fighters Return Home With Bronze Medals

The national Muay Thai team returned home with three bronze medals on Tuesday from the world championships in Russia. Seven Afghan Muay Thai fighters took part and three brought home bronze medals. They were Sayed Rohullah Musawi, Ahmad Shuja Jamal and Suhrab Salahshor. There were 40 countries represented at the championships, where Russia won...

World Reacts To Death Of Cuba’s Fidel Castro
Nov27

World Reacts To Death Of Cuba’s Fidel Castro

The death of Cuba’s Fidel Castro prompted reaction across the spectrum Saturday with some world leaders describing him as a friend and ally, while rights groups recalled his repression of basic freedoms.Here are some responses to the death of the 90-year-old Cold War icon, whose life was defined by his resistance to the capitalist United...

U.S Asked To Stop Buying Russian Helicopters For Afghanistan
Nov19

U.S Asked To Stop Buying Russian Helicopters For Afghanistan

Reports indicate that U.S defense department officials asked Congress to stop buying Russian MI117 helicopters for Afghan forces and instead to buy American helicopters. In addition, a number of senators also reportedly asked why the U.S should use American taxpayers’ money to pay Russia for the hardware when it was backing Bashar...

EU Drops Sanctions Threat Against Russia Over Syria
Oct21

EU Drops Sanctions Threat Against Russia Over Syria

EU leaders backed down on Friday from an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia over the bombing of Aleppo but warned that they would consider “all available options” if atrocities in Syria continue. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi demanded that any mention of possible punitive measures against Moscow over the Syrian carnage...

Health Authorities Warn Public Of Congo Fever Risk Over Eid
Sep07

Health Authorities Warn Public Of Congo Fever Risk Over Eid

Health and livestock authorities issued a warning to the public on Wednesday to take special preventive measures to protect themselves against a deadly viral disease called Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), the World Health...

Health Authorities Warn Public Of Deadly Virus Risk Over Eid
Sep07

Health Authorities Warn Public Of Deadly Virus Risk Over Eid

Health and livestock authorities issued a warning to the public on Wednesday to take special preventive measures to protect themselves against a deadly viral disease called Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), the World Health...

Preventive steps stressed to cut risk of viral disease
Sep07

Preventive steps stressed to cut risk of viral disease

By پژواک on 07 September 2016 KABUL (Pajhwok): A serious tick-borne viral disease called the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) may spread during the Eidul Adha… read more …read more Source: Pajhwok Afghan...

Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India
Aug23

Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India

India has provided a little over $2 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in the last 15 years. India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west. India has...

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