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Karzai condemns killing of cleric in Takhar

AT News KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned terrorist attack on a religious scholar Maulavi Ainullah Khaliani. Khaliani was killed in a bombing Saturday in the Chah Aab district of Takhar province in the northeast. In statement, Karzai called the target killings especially killing of clerics as a clear …

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Kabul cautiously reacts to Iran summon

AT News KABUL: Afghanistan’s response to summoning of its ambassador by Iranian officials in reaction to recent protests has been very cautious. Earlier this week, Iranian authorities summoned Afghan ambassador to Tehran, Abdul Ghafor Liwal, to brief about protests in Afghanistan in reaction to an incident in which a police …

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Exports blockade sends tremors across Afghanistan economy

AT News KABUL: Afghanistan’s economy is seeing a high decline recently. A recent blockade of Afghanistan’s exports into Pakistan by Islamabad government has started bearing highly negative results, severely crippling trade. Afghanistan Traders’ Union has said businessmen and traders had accrued $100 million in revenue since Pakistan closed its two …

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covid-19 cases nearing 25k mark

AT News KABUL: With 664 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, Afghanistan now officially has 24,766 coronavirus cases across the country. 1,211 suspected samples were tested, in which 664 came positive. 524 patients have recovered and unfortunately, 20 others died during this period. According to ministry of public …

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