Nawa district chief shot dead

AT-KABUL: The chief of Nawa district of southern Helmand province has been shot dead in an ambush of the Taliban militants, said an official source on Monday. The incident took place in Moqor district of Ghazni province. However, Nang Safai, spokesman for Ghazni governor, said that incident has taken place …

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Seven injured in suicide blast in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: At least seven people injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a vehicle of border police in southern Kandahar province, said a local official on Monday. Samim Khpalwak, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said that the suicide blast killed seven people, including two policemen and five …

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UAE deports only illegal Afghan workers, not investors: MoFA

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Following reports that the United Arab Emirates has deported Afghan investors in Dubai and other cities of the kingdom, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said the decision will be implemented on illegal Afghan workers, not traders. The MoFA said that has summoned the UAE …

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Work on 2nd lane of Torkham-Jalalabad Road resumed

AT-KABUL: Work on the second lane of Torkham-Jalalabad road was resumed on Monday after a long-time delay. A ceremony was held in Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province to resume work on construction of second lane of the road. The ceremony was attended by a large number of people including …

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ACB, Alokozay Group ink 10-year sponsorship agreement

AT-KABUL: Alokozay Group of Companies (AGC) on Monday signed a sponsorship agreement with Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) that will financially support the board for upcoming 10 years. Chief Executive of ACB, Shafiqullah Stanikzai, head of Alokozai Group marketing Mirwais Siyal, deputy executive chief of the ACB Dost Mohammad Nazari, the …

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Farkhunda’ case: Trial of 19 policemen today

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: As concerns loom over delay in trial of 19 policemen allegedly involved in Farkhunda’s case, the primary court on Monday announced that would decide about the policeman today (Tuesday). Head of the primary court, Safiullah Mujaddidi, said the reason behind the delay was high volume of dossiers …

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Sherpao urges ‘smooth’ AfPak trade ties

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Chief of the Qaumi Watan Party, a neo-nationalist political party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), urged the government of Pakistan to promote bilateral trade ties further with Afghanistan. At a party meeting in Charsadda district of KP, Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao said the other day that the Nawaz-led …

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