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Attack on checkpoints in Nangarhar repelled

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Afghan security forces foiled a coordinated attack of the Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh, on a check posts in eastern Nangarhar province. The provincial police spokesman, Colonel Hazrat Hussian Mashriqiwal, said that militants stormed security checkpoints in Pandola and Girdi areas of Achin district. …

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500 jobs damaging to health: MoPH

By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday said that around 500 jobs significantly affect health of employees, whereas 224 of them are believed to be deadly. MoPH signed an agreement with the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) on Saturday to protect workers’ …

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394 students graduate from AKVTI

AT-KABUL: As many as 394 students graduated from Afghan Korea Vocational Training Institute (AKVTI) here on Sunday. Speaking at the ceremony Head of the AKVTI, Mir Jalaludin Hesham, said that the students received theory and practice based training in seven different areas including construction, plumbing, electrical, car repairing, tailoring as …

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Afghanaid donates £9.65m to SMDMA

AT-KABUL: Afghanaid donated £9.65 million for capacity building of the State Ministry of Disaster Management Affairs (SMDMA) on Sunday. The Minister of SMDMA, Wais Barmak, said that the amount will be spent on building the capacity of the organization to deal with disasters at local levels. Speaking at a press …

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Powerful blast near Spanish embassy in Kabul

AT-KABUL: A powerful explosion rocked Kabul city around 6pm on Friday. Initial reports indicate that a car bomb was detonated in the vicinity of Spanish Embassy in Sherpor neighborhood. Sherpor area is highly barricaded as Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum residence is located in the area and most of the …

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Peace talks to start within few weeks: Ghani

AT-KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani said that peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban will start within few weeks. Speaking at a press conference here on Friday, President Ghani said that Pakistan has vowed to facilitate the peace parleys. Showing meticulous optimism about results of the upcoming peace parleys, …

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TAPI to start next week

AT-KABUL: Construction works of the long awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project will kick start in Turkmenistan on Sunday. President Ashraf Ghani is also expected to participate in the ceremony. The project is expected to create 50,000 jobs in Afghanistan. President Ghani while talking to newsmen said that Afghanistan has …

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Protestors push govt to start war crimes trials

AIHRC must share the list of war crimes with public: Protestors By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Hundreds of people swelled into the streets on Thursday and called on the government to kick off war crimes trials. The protestors marched from Dehbori square to Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC)’s office chanting slogans …

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World Human Rights Day observed

Stop kangaroo courts, say women rights’ supporters   By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: Ministry of Hajj and Islamic Affairs (MoHIA) and Afghan Women’s Network (AWN) observed the World Humans Right Day on Thursday here on Thursday. Speaking at the ceremony, AWN said that violence against Afghan women have not declined in the …

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