Militants killed 51 civilians last week

AT News KABUL: The ministry of interior said Saturday 51 civilians were killed and another 137 received injuries in different Taliban onslaughts in the past one week. Spokesman for the ministry, Tariq Aryan said that the militants staged 356 offensive attacks and carried out two suicide bombings and 52 landmine …

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New school building inaugurated in Paktia

AT News KABUL: Education officials on Saturday inaugurated a new school building in Patan district of southeastern Paktia province, the Education Ministry has said. The school was built as part of the government’s plan to improve public education. The building has been built for a secondary girls’ school and has …

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Polio is still taking victims in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The United Nations International Emergency Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that the deadly Polio still takes victims from Afghan children. The UNICEF said Saturday on the occasion of Polio Day that some 2.5 million children are deprived from taking Polio vaccination in Afghanistan every year. Nabila is one …

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800 students to study in Pakistan on scholarship

AT News KabuL: Pakistan has again offered 800 scholarships this year to the Afghan students, and the studies are expected to start early November. Pakistani embassy organized on Saturday a pre-orientation session for the 800 students proceeding for joining universities and colleges all over Pakistan. Minister of Higher Education Dr. …

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As peace talks flounder, violence fills the void

By Mujeeb R. Awrang KABUL: While the delegations of the Afghan government and the Taliban are engaged in intra-Afghan negotiations, extreme violence has been taking massive toll on Afghan people, killing and wounding hundreds of people across the country. Both the Taliban and government forces suffer casualties – both are …

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Editorial: No sign of ending war

The Taliban group has doubled offensives against the Afghan security forces around the country. Even the peace deal with the U.S. and the current peace talks with the Afghan delegation in Doha, failed to encourage the Taliban to stop the war or at least reduce the violence. There is no …

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