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AWCC becomes Apple’s authorized dealer

AT-KABUL: Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) on Monday said that it has received license from the Apple as authorized distributor in Afghanistan. Head of AWCC, Amin Ramin, said that his company is the first and the only one that has been certified and authorized by the Apple as dealer in …

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Six NATO troops killed in Bagram attack

AT-KABUL: At least six Resolute Support service members were killed and three others wounded on Monday after a suicide bomber targeted the joint patrol convoy of Afghan and foreign troops in Bagram district of northern Parwan province. Spokesman to the Parwan governor, Wahidullah Sediqi, said that a suicide attacker riding …

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Taliban capture Helmand’s Sangin, besiege 150 police

Officials said on Sunday the Taliban had captured the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, besieging dozens of police. A reliable source at the provincial police headquarters said the Sangin district fell into the hands of Taliban militants on Sunday afternoon when the rebels overran the district administration office. He said …

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Traffic accident kills four, injures six in Zabul

AT-KABUL: A traffic accident in southern Zabul province left four people dead, while six others injured, said an official. Gul Islam Sial, spokesman for Zabul governor office, told Afghanistan Times on Sunday that the incident took place on Kabul-Kandahar highway in Tazeerabad area of Shahjoi district around 2:30 pm on …

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TAPI to create 7,000 jobs: Minister

AT-KABUL: Briefing members of the Wolesi Jirga or Lower House of the parliament on Sunday, the minister of mines Daud Shah Saba said the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project would create 7,000 jobs in the country. He said that work on TAPI gas pipeline project would be launched in Afghanistan …

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Insecurity in Kunduz irks local officials

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Local officials have warned of escalating insecurity in Kunduz. They said that after the fall of Kunduz city in late September, the Taliban seized different types of weapons from security forces, which they are using now against the government forces and civilians. This comes amid ongoing clashes …

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Dozens missing after massive landslide in China

Rescuers in the city of Shenzhen pulled four people from the debris but at least 27 people remain missing. A landslide at an industrial park in southern China buried more than 20 buildings and left 27 people missing on Sunday, state media reported, as more than 1,500 emergency workers searched …

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Afghanistan to benefit from BKT railway project

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan can benefit from the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BKT) railway project and speed up the rebuilding process, Azerbaijani political analyst said on Sunday. Fikret Sadikhov told Trend News Agency that Afghanistan and Azerbaijan have close trade and commerce ties and the two countries planned to implement different projects in …

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Modi to inaugurate Afghan parliament building soon

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Indian media reported that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi might soon visit Kabul to inaugurate the parliament building—India’s symbolic gift of democracy to Afghanistan. According to reports, Prime Minister’s Office has put pressure on all stakeholders to finish the project and said that Modi was keen that …

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