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Parliamentary polls: Wolesi Jirga asks govt for schedule

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Stressing on timely parliamentary poll, the Wolesi Jirga (WJ) on Monday asked the government for timetable about holding election and policy guideline. While terming the delay in the election a threat to legitimacy of the system, the lawmakers said the parliamentary polls should be held on time. …

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PCs’ members outraged over insecurity, corruption

AT-KABUL: Members of twelve different provincial councils (PCs) on Monday said that insecurity, corruption and unemployment are main challenges but left unaddressed by the central government. Speaking at a two-day conference, member of the Nimroz provincial council Mohammad Sediq Chakhansor expressed concern over growing insecurity, rampant corruption and unemployment in …

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34 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 34 armed Taliban fighters were killed and eight others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and the National Directorate of Security …

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Abdullah, Kitarović discuss bilateral ties

AT-KABUL: The Croatian President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Sunday called on the Chief Executive Officer, Abdullah Abdullah. According a press statement issued by the CEO office, the Croatian President congratulated Abdullah on formation of the National Unity Government (NUG), and said her country wants enhanced ties with Kabul. “I know Dr. …

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Karzai, Ghani offer Fatiha for Wasifi

AT-KABUL: The ex-President Hamid Karzai and President Ashraf Ghani offered Fatiha for the departed soul of Azizullah Wasifi at Eidgah mosque in Kabul on Sunday. Hamid Karzai extended his condolences to the bereaved family and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the soul of the deceased in the eternal peace. …

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