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Central Bank to sell $300m to balance Afghani

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Central Bank announced Sunday that it would put $200-300 million on sell in a couple of weeks to prevent the Afghani currency from dropping against foreign currencies in the market. “In order to prevent the drop of Afghani value against foreign currency particularly the US dollar, …

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Forty children back home after being treated in Germany

AT-KABUL: Forty children treated in the Germany’s Peace Village Hospital returned home on Sunday, an official of the Afghan Red Crescent Society said. “These children were suffering from broken-bone disease and it was not possible to treat them at home,” Mohammad Taib Yousufzai said. “After six months and one year periods of free …

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23 Taliban insurgents killed in Badakhshan: MoI

AT-KABUL: Twenty-three Taliban insurgents were killed and five others injured in a clearance operation lunched by security forces Sunday in the Argo district of the northern Badakhshan province, ministry of interior said. “The security forces also arrested nine insurgents and seized a large number of ammunition in the militants’ hideouts,” …

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GREECE: MACEDONIA HAS CLOSED ITS BORDERS TO AFGHAN MIGRANTS

Greek police say Macedonia has closed its southern border with Greece to Afghan migrants, allowing entry only for Iraqis and Syrians. Macedonian authorities reportedly said that Serbia has done the same on its southern border with Macedonia. Macedonian police started restricting the flow of migrants across the Greek-Macedonian border Saturday, …

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Drone worth £45m CRASHES in Kandahar

According the US Air Force an MQ-9 Reaper aircraft crashed at a base in southern Afghanistan yesterday. The incident is not suspected to be of a hostile nature and no casualties have been reported. In a statement, Captain Bryan L Bouchard said the MQ-9 Reaper went down at Kandahar Airfield. …

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President vows management in water resources

By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: Hinting to the droughts and decreasing agricultural products, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday pledged to bring water management by putting restrictions to water flow in order to improve agricultural productions through irrigation system. Addressing the fourth promotion and development of agriculture conference in Kabul, Ghani said …

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25 insurgents killed in different operations

AT-KABUL: 25 Taliban insurgents were killed and 10 others were received injuries in different operations conducted by Afghan security forces during past 24 hours, officials said Saturday. “Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) has conducted operations against insurgents in …

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NDS busted Haqqani terrorist network in Khost

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives on Saturday captured two leaders of the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network in the southern Khost province. NDS in its press release to media, said that two group leaders of Al Qaeda linked-network were arrested along with their four fighters in Sabari district …

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HRW asks for inquiry of clinic raid in Wardak

AT-KABUL: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) Saturday asked the government to investigate last week’s raids on a health center in Wardak province. This health center located in Diamirdad district is funded by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, an organization active in health and education sectors. A statement issued by the Swedish …

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