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Pakistan says Iran’s general murder may hit Afghan peace process

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has cautioned that escalating tensions in the Middle East following the killing of Iran’s Al-Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani could hit the already fragile reconciliation process in neighbouring Afghanistan. “The crisis will have a negative impact on Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s efforts …

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Family tension cost life of AGO IT Director

AT News KABUL: Tension between the guests of two families during a wedding party cost the life of Attorney General Office (AGO) IT Director, Masihullah Ahmadzai, an unfortunate incident in which two more guests were injured in Kabul city, police confirmed. The incident took place Sunday night during a wedding …

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Editorial: Govt.’s financial scandal

In line with the modus operandi for money transactions and shifting of funds from one code to another, the approval from the parliament is required. However, some financial scandals which have recently broken show otherwise. Seemingly in compliance with presidential verbal orders, there have been huge payouts to the Ministry …

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Appointment of president’s new aide draws warnings

AT News KABUL: A handful of lawmakers are fuming over appointment of Elham Omar Hotaki as the incumbent president’s new aide, accusing Ashraf Ghani of harboring corruption. Hotaki has been appointed as acting head of the Administrative Office of the president. Hotaki is also the secretary of the National Procurement …

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Violation in last fiscal year’s report

AT News KABUL: The Kabul News broadcaster has found evidences that show at least eight law violations in the last fiscal year’s report. The parliament on Monday called for serious prosecution by judiciary. The documents say that the intelligence agency had spent 35 billion Afs, presidential office 30 billion Afs …

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US awaits Taliban decision on violence reduction

AT News KABUL: Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation is back in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, to resume the stalled peace talks with the Taliban negotiating members, following the Washington’s demand for a short time ceasefire and reduction of violence in Afghanistan. The talks has yet …

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