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Afghanistan , Thursday 19 April 2018

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan return 5 bodies and a captive Pakistani solider

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/19/afghanistan-return-5-bodies-and-captive-pakistani-solider.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan says Afghan authorities have returned the bodies of five Pakistani soldiers killed during a weekend clash along a disputed segment of the two countries' border, and also released a sixth soldier captured by the Afghans. Islamabad had ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan's 30-year pipe dream could bring power, industry

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/turkmenistan-afghanistan-gas-pipeline/afghanistans-30-year-pipe-dream-could-bring-power-industry-idUSL2N1RE01F
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

KABUL, April 19 (Reuters) - Afghanistan is pressing ahead with plans to turn natural gas from an $8-billion pipeline into economic development, with projects ranging from fertilizer plants to power generation, but first it needs to start construction.

News Afghanistan: How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/04/how-economic-growth-can-help-defeat-terrorism-in-afghanistan/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Syria, North Korea, and Yemen have largely dominated headlines. But Afghanistan also remains in the global conscience. If anything, the much-needed international focus on the campaign against the Taliban has outlined how difficult the fight has become ...

News Afghanistan: Siyar Bahadurzada ‘treated like a king’ on recent return to Afghanistan – a country he fled in fear of his life

News channel or source: https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2018/4/18/17246358/ufc-atlantic-city-siyar-bahadurzada-luan-chagas-afghanistan-treated-like-king-mma-interview-news
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Last year, at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve, Siyar Bahadurzada (23-6-1) returned from a lengthy spell on the sidelines to beat Rob Wilkinson via TKO. The emphatic victory gave the Afghan fighter his first winning streak in the UFC. This weekend, Siyar ...

News Afghanistan: Seizure of Taliban Arms Supply Line in Afghanistan Contributes to Low Violence

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/news/seizure-taliban-arms-supply-line-afghanistan-contributes-low-violence-1119372
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Afghan government said on Wednesday that the seizure of a major Taliban arms supply line in Paktia province will contribute to a significant drop in violence in the country’s southeast region. Military officials earlier confirmed on Tuesday that ...

News Afghanistan: US drops more bombs in Afghanistan as war against ISIS winds down

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/18/us-drops-more-bombs-in-afghanistan-as-war-against-isis-winds-down.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

U.S. military aircraft dropped more bombs in Afghanistan last month than against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to a new Air Force strike report from its Central Command headquarters in the Middle East, a sign the war against ISIS is ...

News Afghanistan: Can We Admit Now That Afghanistan Reconstruction Failed?

News channel or source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/can-we-admit-now-that-afghanistan-reconstruction-failed/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Last month, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), released a new inspection report that found, after four years and $60 million, a project called the North East Power System, intended to provide cost-effective and reliable ...

News Afghanistan: BLACK AND WHITE: Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy Discussed

News channel or source: https://www.tolonews.com/must-see-vidoes/black-and-white-afghanistan%E2%80%99s-foreign-policy-discussed
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

This episode of Black and White focuses on Afghanistan’s foreign policy. The panelists look at whether Afghanistan will be impartial or whether it will have one or more strategic partners in the world and the region. In this episode, host Sami Mahdi ...

News Afghanistan: 31 militants dead, 37 wounded in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/International/2018-04-19/31-militants-dead-37-wounded-in-Afghanistan/375100
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least 31 militants have been killed and 37 wounded during the coordinated air and ground operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, confirms the country's Ministry of Defense (MoD). The operations were ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan returns captured Pakistani soldier, 5 bodies

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-pakistan/afghanistan-returns-captured-pakistani-soldier-5-bodies-idUSKBN1HN1D8
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan tribesmen on Monday returned a Pakistani soldier they captured in a deadly skirmish along the countries’ border, as well as the bodies of five soldiers, the governor of Afghanistan’s Khost province said. The ...