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Nai blasts NSC’s decision on access to information

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Amidst a decision by the National Security Council (NSC) that limited the access of reporters to information about security related incidents, Nai-Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan on Wednesday criticized the decision, and said it was against access to information law. Bokhdi News Agency quoted the chief of …

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121 insurgents killed in nationwide offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 121 militants were killed and one wounded within past 24 hours in the nationwide offensives launched against anti-state elements. 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 …

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Afghan govt urged to prosecute rights abusers

KABUL: The new Afghanistan government should prosecute officials and commanders whose serious human rights abuses have long gone unpunished, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report. In a statement, the HRW said that US officials should press President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to take up justice for past abuses …

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Wildlife conservation

On Tuesday the World Wildlife Day was observed across the planet, except Afghanistan, despite the fact that the country provides rich habitat to hundreds of species and where hunting is continued despite ban imposed by the former president Hamid Karzai. The good excuse for the relevant officials to come up …

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DABS sets up emergency power lines to Kabul

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: An official in Da Afghanistan Brishna Sherkat (DABS) said that they were setting up emergency power lines to supply 170 percent electricity to Kabul in next two days. Wahidullah Tawhidi, spokesman for the DABS, said that they were working to set up three emergency power lines to …

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Civil society collects aid for avalanches-hit areas

AT-KABUL: The civil society, aggregate of nongovernmental organizations, has launched relief aid collection campaign to help the avalanches affected people in the country. The one-week campaign was launched on Tuesday in the capital city of Afghanistan where seven camps were set up. Through the camps the civil rights activists would …

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MoFA sacks tens of senior diplomats

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 40 senior Afghan diplomats including 11 ambassadors were sacked due to over age and not meeting the norms of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), said reports on Monday. Pajhwok Afghan News quoted a source as saying that the decision was taken following the meeting …

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