Turkmenistan has agreed to join OPEC as observer

Map. History of Central Asia conflict

19 February 2018
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Kabul "strongly condemns" failed rocket attack on Saudi
Turkmenistan has agreed to join OPEC as observer
Stoltenberg says NATO is underlining the importance of political reforms and fighting of corruption and elections are important. He said elections need to be held and NATO is supporting Afghanistan by training Afghan security forces so they can ensure secure elections are held
Stoltenberg says Taliban is failing to reach its goals in the country which is to take control of provincial capitals
"We are going to stay in Afghanistan" so Afghans can fight Taliban better themselves, says @jensstoltenberg, asserting recent high-profile attacks are due to Taliban weakness
Stoltlenberg reiterates NATO will not return to a combat mission but that it is stepping up support to Afghanistan and focus will be given to training Afghan special forces, air force and training academies
Stoltenberg says to Taliban is that it will stay in Afghanistan to train and support security forces but "we see a lot of uncertainty" but Afghan forces are becoming stronger
NATO’s @ResoluteSupport will continue strengthening the Afghan forces and pave the way to a lasting political solution - @jensstoltenberg
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks ahead of defense ministers meeting in Brussels, says Afghanistan will be discussed during Thursday session
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ISIS warnings in shape of night letters to a Shia mosque in Kabul's Taymani
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Afghan President condemns Pakistani diplomat's killing, orders probe
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, accompanied by a state delegation, left for Abu Dhabi today
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Hekmatyar called on all political parties in the country to work towards health political competition
Hizb-e-Islami assembly in Kabul draws thousands of supporters. The assembly, chaired by Hekmatyar will last three days3 month ago
Hizb-e-Islami assembly in Kabul draws thousands of supporters. The assembly, chaired by Hekmatyar will last three days
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Hekmatyar raises issue of release of Hizb-e-Islami prisoners and says delay in freeing them is due to the interference of foreigners
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Hekmatyar says one of the greatest results in terms of Hizb-e-Islami signing a peace deal with govt was that it can operate freely and hold such assemblies
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Hekmatyar says Afghanistan's war can not be won militarily and the only way to end the conflict in the country is to clear the system of those tasked to continue the war
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Hekmatyar suggests that conflict hit areas should be governed by parties not involved in the war. This way peace will come to the country, he said
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Hekmatyar says today's assembly is the same as a Loya Jirga and that Hizb-e-Islami is in favor of healthy competition among political parties in the country
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Hekmatyar states that once elections have been held results should be released immediately and foreigners must be observers only
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Hekmatyar says incumbent government does not have the support of the majority of the people and that parliament is a weak body
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Hekmatyar says 60% of Afghanistan is insecure which means 60% percent of the population will not be able to vote
In pictures: Pakistani diplomat gunned down in Afghanistan laid to rest at home
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Hekmatyar criticized role-players at Bonn conference in 2001 said power was not handed over to Afghans but to a few other countries instead
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Hekmatyar also stated that delays in July's election is not acceptable and the elections must be held on time
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Hekmatyar says Hizb-e-Islami also needs an executive council. He said such an assembly was the first of its kind in the country and that the group needs to prepare for the upcoming elections
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Hekmatyar says Hizb-e-Islami is united and will continue as it is but that it needs to form a central council, consisting of 500 members representing all provinces
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Hekmatyar says Hizb-e-Islami has faced many challenges in the past but "the party is still alive in people's hearts"
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Leader of Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar addresses delegates attending their national assembly in Kabul
US Department of State: We deplore all acts of violence against the media, including in Afghanistan today.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 38km ESE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan
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Head of Afghan Independent Election Commission resigns, sources confirm; this comes in wake of pressure from political parties
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15 Taliban militants attacked the base, security forces repelled the attack, killed all attackers, no casualties among Afghan forces
Initial reports from the area indicate that the Taliban fighter have stormed the center from a hillside with artillery and explosives
Taliban launch complex attack on Afghan National Police Training center in Maidan Wardak province. No report of casualtis yet
Border crossing closed as body of Pakistani diplomat shot in Afghanistan returned
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ISIS cannot silence us, says Afghan Shamshad TV