Afghan government to release Taliban prisoners as UN backs push to end war

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Kabul : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is preparing to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners in coming days, according to a decree viewed by Reuters on Tuesday, as the United Nations backed a U.S.-led push to end Afghanistan’s 18-year war. The two-page decree signed by Ghani, which requires all released Taliban prisoners to provide “a written guarantee […]

29 militants killed in Afghan raids within 24 hours: Govt

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Kabul, May 29 : Afghan army and police supported by the NATO-led coalition forces have eliminated 29 armed Taliban militants and detained 45 others during different operations started on Tuesday, the country’s Interior Ministry said Wednesday. “Afghan National Police (ANP), army and the coalition forces conducted several clearance operations over the past 24 hours, killing […]