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Ahadi likely to be appointed as finance minister

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has offered ministry of finance to former commerce minister Anwarulhaq Ahadi, sources close to the president said. Ahadi has served as finance minister, central bank governor and commerce minister under ex-president Hamid Karzai. The sources who spoke on condition of anonymity, went on to say that …

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Mohib meets Khalilzad, UAE counterpart

KABUL: As part of Afghanistan’s regional engagement on peace and security,the National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib met with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Tahnoon in Abu Dhabi and the U.S. special envoy for peaceZalmay Khalilzadin the United Arab Emirates. A statement from the National Security Council said on Monday that Dr. …

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12 Islamic State rebels killed in Nangarhar air strike

KABUL: Twelve Islamic State terroristshave been killed in a raid in eastern Nangarhar province, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. Afghan forces launched an air strike to target Daesh hideout in Achin district of Nangarhar, which as result 12 Daesh fighters were killed, said a statement issued by MoD. No …

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Germany donates equipment to Afghan Interpol

KABUL: German Police donated detection equipment to the Afghan Interpol in a bid to help them identify and arrest criminals. The equipment donated by Germany police included security camera, smart camera, night vision cameras, TVs, projectors and sound recorders, said a statement issued by Ministry of Interior (MoI). Statement said …

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Pakistan seeks direct Afghanistan Taliban talks

KABUL: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad wants the Taliban to concede to the Afghan government’s offer to talk in bid to negotiate a political settlement to the 17-year-old conflict. “We want them to sit together. It is for Afghans to sort out their problems and …

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Police releases another list of ‘wanted criminals’

KABUL: Amid a renewed crackdown against crime in Kabul city, the Interior Ministry has released another list of sixteen most wanted criminals. The list includes names of 16 people accused of such criminal offenses as land grabbing, bullying, violation of law, supporting illegal groups, rebellion and extortion. The ministry has …

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US diplomats in Herat, discuss peace, humanitarian assistance

AT-KABUL: A diplomatic delegation from the US Embassy led by Counselor for Peace and Reconciliation Alan Misenheimer visited Herat on Tuesday, where they held meetings with acting provincial governor Moheddin Noori and civil society leaders representing women, youth, academia, and media.  The visit supports Special Representative Zalamy Khalilzad’s efforts to end the conflict …

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