The Ministry of Public Health on Friday said 542 new positive cases of COVID-19 were registered over the past 24 hours –bringing the total positive cases to 9,216 in the country.
The case of Mawlawi Mehdi, a Hazara joining the Taleban, is an exceptional case. It even seemed to be the first time a Hazara has accepted an official position within the Taleban administration, either before or after 2001.
The Afghan leaders condoled over the deaths of more than 90 people after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in Karachi city of Pakistan.
The Department of Defense (Pentagon) released its latest report outlining Pakistan’s continued support to Taliban and the notorious Haqqani terrorist network.
The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday said that it has registered 492 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours –bringing the total positive cases to 8,145 in the country.
The Pentagon has been reluctant to shave the funds announced by Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper.
President Ashraf Ghani met with US special envoy on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad on Wednesday evening in Kabul, and stressed on ceasefire before Intra-Afghan talks.
Khalilzad met the Taliban representatives and Afghan authorities Wednesday in attempts to start the Intra-Afghan negotiations.
Civilian casualties from operations conducted by the warring sides in Afghanistan escalated in April compared to the same period last year, a UN report said on Tuesday.
The Ministry of Public Health announced Tuesday that 581 new coronavirus cases were recorded during the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, bringing the total to 7,653 so far.