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Cordial regional ties must for stability: Asfandyar

AT-KABUL: Urging Pakistan to resolve all outstanding disputes with Afghanistan and India, Chief of the Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan on Tuesday said that peace was impossible to achieve without having friendly relations with the neighboring countries. Addressing a ceremony in connection with the death anniversary of his …

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APSC urges govt to protect journalists

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: The Afghanistan Protection and Stability Council (APSC), the country’s major opposition party, called on the National Unity Government to take practical steps for protection of journalists and freedom of speech. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, the spokesman of APSC Massoud Trishtwal said that journalists …

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NDS busts six terror groups

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said that six terror groups were busted in different provinces within the past two weeks. In a press statement issued here, the intelligence agency said that its operatives have successfully broken up six terror groups during crackdowns in Logar, Kandahar, Helmand, …

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MAIL lays foundation stone of 13 labs in Kabul

  By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: To improve agricultural productivity and profitability, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has laid foundation stone of 13 agricultural laboratories here on Tuesday. Construction of the laboratories will complete within next one year at a total cost of one million USD, provided by the World …

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12 militants killed as ANSF widens crackdowns

AT-KABUL: At least 12 Taliban militants were killed and five others injured as Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) widens crackdowns on the insurgents. Ministry of Defense in a media statement on Tuesday said that Afghan National Army (ANA), the National Directorate of Security (NDS) and Afghan National Police (ANP) launched …

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Doha meeting calls for end to military confrontation

KABUL: A two-day meeting on peace and stability in Afghanistan in Doha has called for an immediate end to military confrontation mustvia political cooperation within a legitimate framework. Organized by the Canadian Nobel Peace Award-winning NGO Pugwash, the non-official event on January 23-24 was attended by approximately 55 participants, who …

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