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Afghanistan builds kitchen gardens for 30,000 women

KABUL: The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has built this year over 30,000 kitchen gardens for impoverished women in order to bolster economic status of vulnerable women across the country. Aiming empowerment of poor women and creating food safety among families, the MAIL has established kitchen garden green …

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Barekzai brushes off allegations against Khalid

KABUL: After International Human Rights Commission accused defense minister Asadullah Khalid of committing human rights violations, a prominent member of parliament came in Khalid’s defense and dismissed all the allegations. A member of the parliament’s complaints commission, Obaidullah Barekzai, on Sunday brushed off accusations slung against defense minister, describing him …

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10 IS extremists dead in western Afghanistan

KABUL: Afghan forces have killed 10 Islamic State terrorists inside a village in western Badghis province during a raid which led to the arrest of 16 other extremists, the military said on Sunday. Afghan defense and security forces launched the operation in ChashmeSher village of Jawand district of Badghis, which …

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Police arrest 2 suspected gangsters in Kabul drug bust

KABUL: Two suspected gangsters in Kabul were charged on Sunday after coordinated arrests aimed at breaking up a sprawling drug smuggling operation. National Directorate of Security – NDS – said an intelligence special unit in a joint operation with the police arrested two smugglers in Kabulwith 70kilograms of drugsin possession. …

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Pakistan can help facilitate intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL: Optimism is increasing in the government regarding Pakistan’s assistance in the peace process as a delegation visited recently Islamabad to demand the neighboring country persuade Taliban militants to join the peace talks. Umer Daudzai, head of the state-run High Peace Council’s secretariat met with different officials and politicians in …

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