Editorial: Alarming violence needs to be averted

Amidst expediting peace efforts on the part of US Special envoy Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, violence acts are on rise throughout Afghanistan. President Ashraf Ghani in his latest statement confirmed killing of over 38,000 soldiers as a result of violent and terrorist acts during a period of three years. Whereas over …

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Hamid Karzai condemns Kabul bombing

KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned Tuesday’s terrorist attack as an “inhuman act”. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives among a crowd of the religious scholars celebrating the birth of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) at the Uranus wedding hall. At least 55 people were killed and around 100 more wounded, …

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Parliament calls off session for ‘no agenda’

KABUL: The parliament canceled its Wednesday session for the lack of agenda, with the lawmakers saying that the Tuesday suicide attack on religious scholars should have been discussed, but the administrative board did not make agenda. The parliament’s administrative board refused to comment on the lack of agenda for Wednesday’s …

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59 militants killed in military offensives

Kabul: Security forces have killed 59 insurgents and injured 24 others in military offensives across the country over past day, authorities said Wednesday. Four militants were arrested and handed over to judicial organs for further inquiry. Security Forces shelled and bombed enemy’s sanctuaries and stations with air strikes and artilleries. …

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24 sentenced to prison for drug offenses

KABUL: Twenty four people have been given prison sentences by counternarcotics courts of the country for drug trafficking over past week, authorities said Wednesday. Criminal Justice Task Force said in a statement that its primary and appellate courts have sentenced 24 smugglers to 18 months -30 years prison time. Counter …

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UN condemns Kabul bombing that killed over 50

AT-KABUL: Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-Gerneral’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and UNAMA chief, has strongly condemned Tuesday night’s attack on a religious gathering, in which over 50 people have been killed and over 90 wounded, and said it “was nothing short of an atrocity”. In a statement from UNAMA Yamamoto said, “On …

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From Maseed to Dawar deaths; the Pashtuns cohesion

By Masomjan Masomy-The killing of Pashtun and Baloch masses, is not the first attempt nor the last one by Pakistan establishment alongside the history, and this is a regular action on which is resulted in by assassinating, torturing and missing of Pashtuns and Balochs. This brutal action of genocide takes …

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