Ghani to visit India next month

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: On the invitation of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ashraf Ghani is likely to pay his first visit to India in April, said reports on Monday. India’s New Indian Express reported that Narendra Modi had invited Ghani to India on the sidelines of SAARC summit …

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Security deterioration: WJ to summon security, HPC officials

Details about peace process shared, says HPC’s spokesman Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) or Lower House of the Parliament on Monday decided to summon the security and High Peace Council (HPC) officials over growing insecurity. Expressing concerns over the rampant insecurity, the lawmakers have decided to summon the …

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S-Korea donates ambulances to health ministry

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABU: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) received six ambulances as part of the ongoing support provided by the Republic of Korea and the UNICEF to save the lives of women and children in provinces of Daikundi and Ghor. The ambulances procured by the UNICEF will be …

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Heart of Asia Conference: AfPak officials discuss arrangements

AT-KABUL: High-ranking officials of the Afghan Foreign Ministry and Pakistani authorities discussed preparations for the upcoming Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad, a follow-up of the Istanbul Process. According to a press release issued here by the Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul, the meeting was held the other day here in …

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NDS recovers ammunition in Paktia

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Monday said that huge caches of ammunition were recovered in Paktia province. In a media statement issued here, the spy agency said that NDS personnel discovered and confiscated three ammunition caches belonging to the Haqqani Network. The militant group wanted to use …

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15 crime suspects held in Kabul

AT-KABUL: Kabul Police on Monday said that 15 suspected criminals were arrested in Kabul province within past 24 hours. In a press statement issued here the Kabul Police said the arrested persons were accused of murder, kidnapping and robbery. The suspects were held in 10th, 12th and 13th police jurisdictions …

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58 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: As many as 58 armed militants were killed and 23 others injured in different crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here the Ministry of Interior said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) has …

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Suicide car bomb kills 5, wounds 4 in Helmand

AT-KABUL: A suicide car bomb rocked southern Helmand province on Monday afternoon, killing five persons including the bomber on the spot and injuring four others including two policemen, a security official said. “A terrorist riding an explosive-borne car blew it up when stopped in a police checkpoint outside provincial capital …

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