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30 feared dead as Kapisa fighting flares up

KABUL: At least 30 militants, including civilians, are said to be killed in the ongoing clashes between security forces and militants in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday. Latest, gunfight erupted early morning on the Alasae main road when security forces convoy was moving …

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2,300 military cadets conclude 4-month training at KMTC

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A group of 2,300 military cadets have completed a training program at Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC), said officials on Sunday. Training and logistic commander, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hisari, told a gathering in Kabul that the young officers and soldiers have received training about different tactics of …

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CSO releases socio-demographic survey of Parwan, Kapisa

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: The Central Statistics Organization (CSO) released the preliminary results of “Socio-Demography and Economic Survey” (SDES) of Parwan and Kapisa provinces. The survey was launched with technical support of the united Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and financial support of Japan last year and the process took four …

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Armed groups illegally extract mines in Samangan: Official

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL:  Warlords and illegal armed groups illegally extract mines in northern Samangan province, said a local official. Spokesman for the Samangan governor office, Seddiq Aziz, told Azadi Radio that illegal armed groups illegally extract coal mines in Dahan-e-Tor and Shabashak areas of Dara-e-Souf. “We are unable to stop …

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SIGAR role vital in uprooting endemic graft: Abdullah

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: John F. Sopko, special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) called on the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday. According to a statement by the CEO office, Abdullah termed SIGAR role crucial for uprooting the endemic corruption, and said the organization should join hands with …

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Cultural center built in Bamiyan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A cultural center has been built in central Bamiyan province which is expected to boost cultural and artistic activities there. Bamiyan hosts huge number of tourists every year who visit the province to watch the Buddha sculptures, Band-i-Amir and other historical sites. Culture and Arts Center was …

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