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Police arrest a dangerous criminal in Balkh

AT News Report KABUL: Police in northern Balkh province has detained a most dangerous criminal who were involved in many crimes in the city and suburbs. Afghan National Police succeeded to capture a dangerous criminal identified as Shir Bacha in Mazar-e-Sharif city, said Ministry of Interior (MoI) Spokesman Nasrat Rahimi. …

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“Corruption erodes public trust”

AT News Report KABUL: Continued focus and effort are essential for building on the progress made in implementing Afghanistan’s anti-corruption strategy, finds a new United Nations report released on Monday. “Fighting corruption remains a truly fundamental necessity in Afghanistan,” said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan. “The …

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Son detained on charge of mother killing

AT News Report KABUL: A son, who has been accused of killing his mother arrested by the National Police on Saturday in northern Sar-e-Pull province, official said on Sunday. The incident took place about a month ago in the outskirt of the province, where a 40 years old mother was …

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MPs clatter over electing new speaker

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: A number of lawmakers have engaged in physical fighting after verbal clashes in their first day of general session on Sunday over electing new speaker. The newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) after controversial Wolesi Jirga election that marred with plenty of frauds, have fall apart …

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German special envoy meets Mullah Baradar

AT News Report KABUL: Germany’s special representative for Afghanistan has once against held talks with Taliban’s co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Qatar, where they discussed issues related to Afghan war and ongoing talks with the US peace envoy. Mohammad Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for Taliban’s Qatar office, said Markus Potzel and Baradar …

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Editorial: End the bloodshed

In the wake of recent US bombing against a police convoy at Helmand causing lives to at least 17 including local commander, wide range unrest and panic is escalating in parts and parcels of the country. Beside former President Hamid Karzai, the incident is being condemned by politicians, religious leaders …

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Iranian bank work permit annulled

AT News Report KABUL: The Central Bank on Sunday confirmed it had revoked the work permit of Arian Bank, the only Iranian financial institution in Afghanistan. Central Bank officials rejected any political reasons behind the cancelation, saying that Arian Bank failed to meet banking rules and did not play role …

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