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Gunmen shoot soldiers dead in Herat

AT News KABUL: The unidentified gunmen shot three soldiers dead in the western Heart province, local officials said on Wednesday. Provincial Public Health’s Spokesman, Rafiq Shirzai said that four security forces were wounded in the incident. The wounded were evacuated to the hospital, he added. No one asserted the responsibility …

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Kabul seeks Riyadh support in Afghan peace quest

AT News              KABUL: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Haneef Atmar who is in Saudi Arabia to meet the country’s official on issues related to Afghanistan, termed Riyadh’s support essential for peace in the country. Mr. Atmar discussed the bilateral relations, particularly the expansion of trade and economic relations, the ministry …

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129 Taliban Rebels Killed in Raids

AT News KABUL: At least 129 Taliban rebels have been killed and 68 others were wounded in different operations conducted by the Afghan security forces in several parts of the country during the past 24 hours, defense ministry said on Wednesday. Afghan security forces carried out the counterattacks in Nangarhar, …

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10m Afghan Children Need Life-Saving Help

– $3 billion more needed for humanitarian response – 2,000 children killed or injured in nine months AT News KABUL: New figures reveal that just over 18 million people in Afghanistan, including 9.7 million children, desperately need life-saving support. Save the Children is calling for urgent increases in humanitarian funding …

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Marshal Dostum Leads War in Faryab

AT News KABUL: The Leader of the Hezb-e-Junbish, Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum engaged in direct conflicts with the Taliban, following the Taliban fighters attack in Qaramqol district of northern Faryab province. Marshal Dostum took the leadership of the war to suppress the militants, his office said in a statement. 13 …

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