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Afghanistan says to Sign Peace Deal with Warlord Hekmatyar

KABUL, Sept 21 – Afghan authorities will sign a peace accord on Thursday with Hezb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, a party led by one of the country’s most prominent Islamist warlords, the government’s media office said. The long-expected deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a veteran of almost 40 years of fighting in Afghanistan, follows months of negotiations aimed

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Reconstruction of Ruined Palace Begins in Afghan Capital

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, May 30 – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dedicated an ambitious reconstruction project on Monday to restore the ruins of historic Darul Aman palace, an initiative aimed at signaling a new future for the war-torn country. Much of Kabul has been repaired since devastating civil wars, but the palace has gathered dust

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