Map. History of Central Asia conflict

18 January 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 days2 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
Pakistan not diplomatically isolated after Trump's speech: Pakistan Interior Minister Khawaja Asif
Stoltenberg says issue of safe havens in Pakistan will continue to be raised as no country should provide havens to insurgents
Stoltenberg says NATO and allies will be sending in Afghanistan more troops, new level will be around 16,000 with focus on training
NATO - Stoltenberg says stalemate needs to be broken and Taliban must know they cannot win on the battlefield
Stoltenberg says Shamshad TV attack was another example of attacks on civilians - which is unacceptable
Stoltenberg says NATO has regular talks with Pakistan "because we have to address big challenge" that insurgents working from there
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Herat provincial council member Fazil Jamshedi and his bodyguard were killed by an unknown gunman in Herat city
NATO chief says Afghanistan mission will come under discussion
NATO Secretary General says at presser that NATO will send in additional troops to Afghanistan in the coming months
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg acknowledges many deadly attacks in Afghanistan in recent weeks but credits Afghan resilience and resolve
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg holds press conference condemns attack on Shamshad TV and hailed the resilience of Afghan people
NATO SecGen Stoltenberg previews DefMin: ministers will meet to discuss NATO Command Structure, Afghanistan, North Korea
Shamshad TV already back on air, broadcasting brutal and bloody attack on itself2 month ago
Shamshad TV already back on air, broadcasting brutal and bloody attack on itself
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Shamshad TV resumes its broadcasts following deadly attack
Kabul: ISKP claims over 20 killed so far2 month ago
Kabul: ISKP claims over 20 killed so far
As expected, ISKP claims attack on Shamshad TV2 month ago
As expected, ISKP claims attack on Shamshad TV
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Shamshad TV director Abed Ehasas was slightly wounded. He said attackers shot at anyone in sight
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Head of Shamshad TV said such attacks will not stop the Afghan media from covering news and delivering stories to the people
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Shamshad TV attack reportedly under control. Crisis Response Unit searching neighboring houses
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Afghan MPs condemn the Shamshad TV attack and blast government for not protecting the media
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Sporadic shooting is ongoing at scene of Shamshad TV attack in Kabul. 2 police wounded and 3 explosions heard
Shamshad TV under attack in Kabul city. Security forces converge on the scene and cordon off the area as attack continues2 month ago
Shamshad TV under attack in Kabul city. Security forces converge on the scene and cordon off the area as attack continues
Shamshad TV attack in Kabul is ongoing. At least 20 staffers and journalists wounded2 month ago
Shamshad TV attack in Kabul is ongoing. At least 20 staffers and journalists wounded
Chief of Russian Ministry of Internal affairs says that foiled New York-style attack in Moscow. Kyrgyz man driving Kamaz detained2 month ago
Chief of Russian Ministry of Internal affairs says that foiled New York-style attack in Moscow. Kyrgyz man driving Kamaz detained
On-going attack on Shamshad TV in Kabul targeted by unknown gunmen. Taliban denies the attack. Casulties reported2 month ago
On-going attack on Shamshad TV in Kabul targeted by unknown gunmen. Taliban denies the attack. Casulties reported
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At least one female employee killed while trying to escape from Shamshad TV building – source confirmed
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Olympic Committee spokesman says they were rescued over 20 Shamshad staff by getting them out the back of compound
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Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs spokesman says security forces trying to clear the TV compound of attackers, 2 or 3 attackers involved, he said
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Attackers on Shamshad TV in Kabul city are using rockets; security forces have retreated from the area. Kabul Afghanistan
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Insurgents detonated explosive device at gate and then gunmen stormed the building of Shamshad TV in Kabul city – report
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Ambulances and security forces have converged on the area as Shamshad TV attack continues in Kabul
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Taliban rejects attack on Shamshad TV in Kabul city which is ongoing
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Shamshad TV goes off air after attackers reportedly storm building in Kabul. Casualties feared
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Shamshad TV appears to be target of attack in Kabul. One employee has told that gunmen are inside their compound
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Explosion reported in Kabul city, sources claim gunshots also heard