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8 disaster prevention projects launched in Badakhshan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Germany has launched eight disaster prevention projects in remote area of northeastern Badakhshan province at a total cost of 16 million Afghanis. The projects were funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation through Badakhshan Natural Disaster Program (BNDP). These projects include construction of protection walls, …

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Carter, Raheel discuss Afghanistan’s security situation

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: US Defense Secretary, Ashton Carter in a meeting with Pakistan Army Chief, Gen. Raheel Sharif in Washington discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan including Pakistan’s role in counterterrorism campaign, the Pentagon reported. Briefing newsmen the Pentagon Press Secretary, Peter Cook, said that Carter and Raheel discussed situation …

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24 girls’ schools reopened in Logar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Twenty-four girls’ schools that previously were closed by the Taliban insurgents, reopened in central Logar province, provincial education officials said on Wednesday. They said that tribal elders, religious scholars and the government had put their last-ditch efforts to reopen these schools. Education Department’s spokesman, Mohammad Shapoor Arab, …

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Traditional friends, modern allies

India and Afghanistan’s Strategic Partnership Agreement will help achieve shared objectives in many areas as well as bolster the overall human security situation in Afghanistan Friendship between the people of India and Afghanistan dates back to centuries. It has only grown deeper in the modern era. Kabuliwala — a timeless …

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Pakistan: Police Abusing Afghans; Beatings, Extortion Harm Livelihoods, Generate Flight to Afghanistan

Pakistan’s government should take all necessary measures to end the rampant police harassment, threats, and violence against Afghans living in Pakistan, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report. Incidents of police abuses against Afghans have skyrocketed since the Pakistani Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar in December 2014, …

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