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Truck bombing leaves eight soldiers dead in Helmand

AT News KABUL: A truck bombing on Monday has targeted a military compound in southwestern Helmand province that left at least eight Afghan security forces dead and two others received injuries, local officials confirmed. Omar Zwak, provincial governor’s spokesman, said the attack took place in Nad Ali district on one …

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Karzai condemns civilian casualties in Faryab, Wardak

AT News KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned civilian deaths by a mortar attack in Faryab province and another civilian casualties in a drone bombing in Wardak province. The former president once again emphasized on an immediate stop in military operations against civilians, calling on the war parties to …

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IEC’s unproductive conference ; What happens now?

AT News KABUL: Independent Election Commission has held a gathering with the participation of scores of electoral observers, political leaders and organizations to find a solution for the ongoing election chaos in the country. But the conference was unproductive as members of the “Stability and Partnership” electoral team led by …

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Peace deal likely soon

‘Night raids by US and suicide bombings by Taliban to be stopped’  AT News KABUL: Both the US and Taliban negotiators have agreed to stop attacks against each other, a measure taken in the newest round of negotiations began Saturday in Qatar, sources familiar with the negotiations said. The US …

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Kabul residents worrying of air pollution

AT News KABUL: The high level of air pollution in Kabul, the capital city, has brought serious concerns among the citizens and health officials, saying that such issues pose dangerous health problems. A number of doctors said that air pollution has increased asthma and cancer among the Kabul residents. Meanwhile, …

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Peace indisputable desire of Afghans: Karzai

Renewed negotiations expected to pave the way for intra-Afghan talks to end merciless war AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai has strongly welcomed the resumption of peace talks between US and the Taliban, hoping this round of negotiations to end the war and violence in the country. The first …

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