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USAID helps Afghan women enter the banking sector

AT News Report KABUL: A total of 150 young Afghan women celebrated their graduation on Wednesday from USAID’s Women in Commercial Banking (WICB) program during an official ceremony attended by the Executive Directors of the Afghanistan Banks Association, the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan, the Afghanistan Microfinance Association, and …

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Russia plays key role in Afghan peace process

AT News Report KABUL: In a meeting with the Russian ambassador to Kabul, Alexander Mantetsky, the National Security Advisor (NSA), Hamdullah Mohib has discussed the Afghan government’s seven point’s stability plan, which is formed by the Kabul administration as a roadmap for the peace process. Mohib called Moscow’s cooperation with …

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Kunduz attack leaves five security forces dead

AT News Report KABUL: At least five Afghan security forces have been killed and eight others were taken hostage after the Taliban insurgent attacked Khan Abad district in Kunduz province, officials confirmed on Wednesday. “Taliban attacked security checkpoint in Akhtar Tapa area of the district,” a provincial council member, Amrudin …

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Seven civilians wounded in Kandahar blast

AT News Report KABUL: At least seven civilians were received injuries after a motorbike laden with explosives went off in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday afternoon, officials confirmed. A motorcycle-born improvised explosive device has detonated at around 1:00 local time on Wednesday afternoon in Wish Bazar of Spin Boldak district …

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Daesh growing footprint in Faryab

AT News Report KABUL: The Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh extremist group is expanding its footprint in northern Faryab province, said top provincial governor official. A large number of foreign terrorists affiliated to Daesh had recently been seen in several district of the province. Provincial Governor, Naqibullah Fayaq …

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91 militants killed in fresh raids

AT News Report KABUL: At least 91 militants were killed and 32 others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials said Wednesday. Ministry of Defense in a statement said the Afghan National Army (ANA) …

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