14 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 14 armed Taliban were killed and five others wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours, said the interior ministry. In a press release issued here, Ministry of interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of …

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Death and destruction in Panjshir

Panjshir, once known to be the valley of peace (because the insurgent Taliban couldn’t dare to carry out suicide bombings except one or two) and natural beauty has been worst hit by deaths and destruction caused by deadliest avalanches. The death and destruction is so massive that the government called …

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Uzbek militant women swapped for aid workers in Faryab

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The government has released Uzbek women in exchange for three engineers of a welfare organization captured by militants in Faryab province. Spokesman for Faryab governor office, Ahmad Javid Baidar, confirmed the release of Uzbek women, detained by Afghan security forces in the province for having links with …

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PC members’ monitoring right resumed after tinkering

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The provincial council (PC) members’ right of monitoring government offices was resumed through a decree issued by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday. The Wolesi Jirga, (the parliament), on the day before their vacation passed a controversial draft that annulled the overseeing right of provincial council members …

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Kabul summons Pak ambassador over Afghan diplomats’ arrest

AT-KABUL: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Sunday summoned Sayed Abrar Hussain, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kabul, in connection to the arrest and harassment of four Afghan diplomats by police in Peshawar. According to reports, the four diplomats were arrested among several Afghan nationals by police in scattered localities of …

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