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73 insurgents killed in military offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 73 armed Taliban fighters were killed and 80 others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 48 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of  Defense (MoD) said that Afghan National Army  (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) …

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Taliban attack security check-posts in Wardak

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL:  Hundreds of Taliban militants have stormed security check-posts in Jalrez district of Maidan Wardak province, official sources said. Spokesman to the provincial governor, Attaullah Khogyani, said the other day that police posts on the Kabul-Bamyan Highway in the district came under the militants attack on Thursday morning. …

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Work on Jawzjan-Balkh gas pipeline kicked off

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Daud Shah Saba, has inaugurated construction work on a gas pipeline project that would power Balkh industries. The 95km long pipeline will stretch from Jawzjan to Balkh province. After inaugurating the project the other day, Daud Shah Saba said that electricity would …

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Kabul, EU finalize cooperation agreement

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The National Unity Government and the European Union the other day finalized the cooperation agreement on partnership and development (CAPD), said a press release issued by the Presidential Palace. The agreement was finalized between President Advisor for Economy, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, and the chief negotiators of the …

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Work on Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railway underway

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Turkmenistan has completed 45 kilometer of its portion of a railway that is slated to pass from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan and Tajikistan, reports said Friday. Afghanistan shares long borders with Turkmenistan and Tajikistan – 750 and 1,300 kilometers, respectively. Afghan experts believe that the trade between Afghanistan and …

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Pakistan’s ambassador summoned on cross-line aggression

AT-KABUL: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Thursday summoned Pakistan’s ambassador to Kabul, over the cross-Durand Line attacks and indiscriminate shelling by Pakistani security forces. In a media statement issued here, the foreign affairs ministry said that an Afghan border policeman was killed and another injured in Barmal district of …

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23 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 23 armed Taliban fighters were killed and two others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) …

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