Tolo News: A Turkish newspaper has claimed Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hizb-e-Islami group, is currently in hospital in Istanbul. The newspaper, Aydinlik, quoted a Turkish intelligence source as saying Hekmatyar is being treated at an Istanbul hospital. No details were however given. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 17, 2017 Turkish authorities say they have captured the man they believe gunned down 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on January 17 that the suspect was being questioned by police and expressed hope that the interrogation would unveil “powers” behind
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 26, 2016 Turkey on July 26 widened its crackdown after a failed coup by detaining the top Turkish military generals that are serving as part of NATO forces in Afghanistan. Turkish media reports said Major General Mehmet Cahit Bakir and Brigadier General Sener Topuc were detained by authorities at Dubai
KABUL, July 16 (Xinhua) — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has expressed concerns over coup attempt in Turkey, believing that military regimes often block the way for development. “Since the government and people of Afghanistan have bitter experiences of coup and military regimes, believe that coup and military regimes are obstacles on the ways toward
KABUL, June 29 (Xinhua) — The Afghan government on Wednesday strongly condemned attacks at the Istanbul airport that reportedly killed 36 and injured many others. “We strongly condemn the heinous attack at Attaturk Airport in Istanbul. Our thoughts are with all those affected people and government of Turkey,” Arg, the country’s Presidential Palace, said on
Tolo News: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) of Afghanistan on Wednesday strongly criticized the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey for their attempt to enlist Masnavi Ma’navi (collection of poems) of prominent Persian poet Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī in UNESCO as a common heritage of Iran and Turkey. MoFA said that is
Tolo News: The Afghan Minister of Energy and Water and a Turkish company on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the extension of the Kajaki Dam in Helmand. The hydropower dam currently produces 33 megawatts of electricity but once extended it will provide up to 150 megawatts. Click here to read more (external link). Related