Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim addressed a press conference on Monday and said they had resigned on their own accord and no one had forced them to do so.

President replaces 4 corps commanders

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 03:55 Written by

President Ashraf Ghani on Monday approved the replacement of four corps commanders and appointments of their successors, the Presidential Palace said.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) suggested the replacements and appointments to the president for stability and better law enforcement, a statement from Ghani’s office said.

Public health officials on Monday accused some Wolesi Jirga members of creating hurdles to efforts at the improvement healthcare services in southern Khost province.

The former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has said the new policy of Donald Trump administration regarding Afghanistan will likely be finalized next month.

Some members of the provincial council have accused security forces of complicity in the smuggling of chromites in Mohammad Agha and Kharwar districts of central Logar province. But the governor’s house rejects the allegation as baseless.

Thousands of former Taliban fighters may have entered in Germany over the past two years amid high influx of migrants into the European country, a German magazine reported Saturday.

The ex-president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, said he can no longer call the militant Taliban as brothers after the brutal attack on 209th Shaheen Military Corps Headquarters in northern Balkh province.  

Improper measles vaccination has left four children dead and eight others in critical condition in the Gizab district of southern Ghazni province, an official alleged on Sunday.

The twitter account of the Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah has been suspended as the group widely used the online news and social networking service to spread its propaganda.

The Afghan government has decided to honor the fallen soldiers of the 209th Shaheen Corps with promotions after they lost their lives in an attack on Friday.

Presidential spokesman Shah Hussain Murtazawi told reporters in Kabul that the attack on Shaheen Corps will also be thoroughly investigated.