Tag: Afghanistan
Macedonia 11.07.20 | 22:38

Several Macedonian nationals placed under quarantine after arriving from Afghanistan

Macedonian nationals who have arrived from Afghanistan have been placed under quarantine after it was determined that some of them tested positive for COVID-19, the Health Ministry confirmed to MIA. Macedonian nationals have arrived from Afghanistan. According to information, some of them have tested...

Macedonia 28.05.20 | 23:28

Macedonian soldiers sent to Afghanistan without NATO certificates, found themselves stranded in their base

The Macedonian Army sent soldiers to Afghanistan who had expired NATO security certificates, says Aleksandar Nacev from VMRO-DPMNE, warning that this led to soldiers being forced to remain in their barracks and even unable to get to a canteen. The way the bases wok is you need valid certificates to get...

Macedonia 16.12.19 | 14:04

Two migrants, from Cuba and Afghanistan, arrested after crossing into Macedonia from Greece

An Afghan and a Cuban illegal migrant were arrested yesterday in two separate incidents on the Macedonian border with Greece. The Afghan man – a 26 year old identified as J.I., was arrested at a hotel in Old Dojran, on the border with Greece. It was determined that he crossed the border illegally. The...

World 17.09.19 | 12:56

Afghan President Ghani narrowly avoids a Taliban bomb, 24 people killed

At least 24 people were killed in an assassination attempt against Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Parwan province today. The President narrowly avoided the blast of a bomb placed on a motorcycle. Ghani was campaigning in the northern province ahead of the presidential elections planned for September...

World 12.02.19 | 17:36

Anti-communist guerrilla who became Afghan president dies aged 93

Afghanistan’s first president following the withdrawal of Soviet troops from the country and the collapse in 1992 of Kabul’s pro-communist government, Sibghatullah Mujadidi, has died. He was 93, AP reports. The white-turbaned and soft-spoken Mujadidi was a mentor to former President Hamid Karzai,...

World 03.01.19 | 10:55

Donald Trump says Afghanistan made Soviet Union into Russia

President Donald Trump has called for Russia and others to take a more active role in the conflict in Afghanistan after claiming that involvement there was responsible for the collapse of the Soviet Union. During a press conference Wednesday at the White House, Trump blasted the United States’s...

World 27.12.18 | 12:32

Afghanistan postpones next year’s presidential election

Afghanistan’s presidential election, initially scheduled for April, will be postponed for several months to allow time to fix technical problems that surfaced during October’s parliamentary elections, officials said Wednesday. More time is needed to verify voter lists and train staff on a biometric...