1TV: Afghanistan’s peace process may take several years, the president’s special envoy Ahmad Zia Massoud said Monday. “It [peace process] is only the beginning,” Massoud said at a gathering during his visit to northern Takhar province. “Allah knows how many years it will take.” Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghan governor Yasin Zia disguised himself as ordinary man to catch two attorneys taking a bribe. The attorneys in Takhar province asked a man to pay 60,000 for his son to be released from custody. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: “In an Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) joint clearance operation, 40 armed militants surrendered to ANSF in Darqad district of northern Takhar province,” states a statement released by the ministry. “The operation started on 09 January 2016 and is still in progress to clear some of the areas of terrorists and enemies of peace
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 10, 2016 Afghan forces have recaptured a northern district bordering Tajikistan from the Taliban, two months after it was seized by the militants. A statement from the Interior Ministry on January 10 said Afghan army, police, and special forces units launched a major offensive on January 8 to recapture the