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Suicide bomber killed 12, injured 40 in Paktika

AT-KABUL: A suicide bomber targeted a volleyball playground today evening in southeastern Paktika province, leaving 12 people death and more than 40 injured, provincial officials said. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives near to hundreds of spectators of the volleyball match that was organized in Khairkot district of Paktika province. …

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40 Afghans detained in Pakistan’s Quetta

KABUL: Pakistan’s police and other security forces in Balochistan province claimed to have arrested over 40 Afghan nationals during a search operation around an airbase in Quetta. According to Pakistan’s dawn.com, police has claimed the Afghan nationals were living in an area around Khalid Airbase illegally. “They were handed over …

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Drag IEC’s commissioners to court: CMSJ tells govt

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: Commending President Ashraf Ghani’s decision regarding formation of election commissions’ selection committee, the Civic Movement of Social Justice (CMSJ), a cluster of civil society organizations, urged the government to introduce election commissioners to judicial organizations after their dismissal. President Ashraf Ghani through a decree around two …

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Govt plans to standardize cities

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The government has planned to standardize cities and provide better facilities to people across the country. Addressing a ceremony in connection with release of a report about cities, published with support of the UN-Habitat and Australian government, President Ashraf Ghani said that keeping in view the report …

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