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8 Daesh terrorists killed in Nangarhar raids

AT-KABUL: The National Security Directorate said Monday it has killed at least 8 members of the Islamic State group in raids in eastern Nangarhar province, the latest operation against IS strongholds there. A statement issued by National Directorate of Security (NDS) said that intelligence special detachment operatives have conducted operation …

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People in drought-stricken regions in dire straits

AT-KABUL: Afghanistan asks for more assistance from international donors to the drought-hit regions, saying there was a 61 per cent decrease in rainfall and snowfall last year. Drought is now another problem government and people have to confront with besides insecurity and war. State ministry for disaster management says it …

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Senators concerned over insecurity, civilian casualties

AT-KABUL: The members of senate are concerned over the intensifying insecurity and increase in civilian casualties. They emphasized at their Tuesday session on calling the Loya Jirga to end the current crisis. They said that the security, political and economic situations were going towards crisis day by day, accusing the …

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140 bloody terrorists killed as security forces continue crackdowns

AT-KABUL: More than one hundred and forty Taliban militants have been killed andsixty two insurgents have been woundedinintense crackdowns conducted by Afghan defense and security forces over the past two days, officials said. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan NationalArmy (ANA) in collaboration …

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Signs of ‘systematic fraud’ in elections revealed

AT-KABUL: While 41 days are left for a complicated Wolesi Jirga and council districts election, criticism over electoral commission’s independence and system efforts of orchestrating ragging election, is still highly persist. Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan said government has submitted a list of 400 candidates to the Independent Election Commission …

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ID card, sticker forgers to be punished

AT-KABUL: The forgers of fake ID cards and stickers used on the ID cards to show the owners of the ID cards were registered in the voting registration centers, would be legally punished, interior ministry said. The government’s opposition political parties displayed this week hundreds of fake ID cards and …

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