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Nine Taliban insurgents killed by own bomb

AT News Report-KBAUL: Nine insurgents of the Taliban radical movement blew themselves up while planting explosive devices for terrorist attacks in Baghlan province, according to officials. A group of nine armed Taliban insurgents were killed and another wounded after their own explosives went off while they were placing a roadside …

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Ex-President meets students of Russian scholarships

AT News Report-KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai, met Saturday with a number of students who are going to continue higher education in the universities of Russian Federation. These students are going to Russia with the help of Karzai Foundation that has provided them with scholarships. Karzai advised the students that …

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Opposition raises spectre of fraud even with biometric polls

By Basir Qazizada-KABUL: The government’s opposition parties are pessimistic over the use of biometric system to prevent fraud in the election, amid government and election commission’s efforts in sending the machineries to the polling stations across the country. The political parties opposing government under a coalition had been previously urging …

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Khalilzad briefs Ghani on Middle East peace push

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Returning from his Middle East tour, US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with President Ghani Saturday morning and briefed him on the outcomes of his roster of meetings with Arab and Pakistani leaders on peace quest. Khalilzad reiterated US stout commitment to Afghan peace …

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Bomb kills at least 5 at wedding in Logar

AT News Report-A blast as a result of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) have killed five civilians who were attending a wedding party in Afghanistan’s central Logar province—a tool the insurgent groups use against Afghan and foreign forces that unfortunately almost leads to civilian casualty. The provincial police chief spokesman, Shahpoor …

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Beijing vows counterterrorism support to Kabul

AT monitoring Desk-KABUL: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah of China’s lasting support to counter terrorism and speed up reconstruction in the country. At a meeting with Dr. Abdullah in Dushanbe, Prime Minister Li Keqiang reiterated China’s all-weather commitment to Afghanistan in train Afghan personnel. He …

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Accord signed for TAP power line, to add 600 MW to grid

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: An accord for building high voltage power line to carry electricity from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan has been signed and supply to the national grid will increase by 600 megawatts, according to reports. Afghanistan signed a project implementation agreement with Turkmenistan on Friday to build Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) power …

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Editorial: Terror in both sides of Durand Line

On a single day, terrorists attacked on security forces in both sides of Durand Line, causing lives to around three dozens and injuries to scores of others. In Northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the militants attacked a security check post, killing at least 25 personnel of security forces defending the …

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