Ministry of Interior officials say the target area of the blast has not yet been cleared.
Ghani confirmed that three Taliban prisoners, including Anas Haqqani, have been released conditionally from Bagram prison.
Ten diplomats from Afghanistan are participating in the course. As with the training of the first batch of Afghan diplomats last year, the current batch will spend time at the elite Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in New Delhi during November 11-23 and undertake study tours in India before travelling to China for further training.
Ismail Khan, a former Mujahideen leader and a prominent member of the Jamiat-e-Islami party, on Monday said that the government has not yet finalized the list of attendees for the China meeting on Afghan peace that is expected to take place soon.
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang on Monday at a press conference said that his government “maintains communication with all parties concerned over holding the intra-Afghan talks in China.”
Afghan presidential candidate Gulbuddin Hekmaytar on Monday called for nullification of 300,000 votes which he said did not come through biometric devices.
Neither the Afghan nor Pakistani government has confirmed the report so far.
U.S. Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said that American troops would remain in Afghanistan for several more years.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan has formally complained about the behaviour of Afghan election commissioner Maulana Abdullah in a letter addressed to the Independent Election Commission.
Afghanistan, the source of regional destabilization, also has a natural role to play by sharing intelligence about these sorts of threats with its partners before it’s too late.