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Four terror groups busted in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Monday said that it has smashed four terrorist networks in southern Kandahar province. In a press statement issued here, the NDS said that its operatives succeeded to arrest 26 Taliban fighters and destroy four terrorist networks in the city of Kandahar. The …

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120 militants renounce violence in Faryab

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: 120 Taliban militants had renounced violence by joining the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process in the north-west Faryab province on Monday. They joined peace drive after they were surrounded by the army two days ago in a military operation commanded by First Vice President Gen. …

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Russian special envoy calls on Karzai

AT-KABUL: During a meeting at his office, the former President Hamid Karzai on Monday discussed issues of mutual interests with the special envoy of Russian Federation for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Zamir Kabulov, and Russian ambassador to Kabul, Alexander Mantytskiy. In the meeting, both sides discussed different regional and national issues …

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Afghanistan requests China for military aid

By Mansoor Faizy-KABUL: Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Monday met with the Chief of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Gen. Fang Fenghui, at his office and requested Beijing for military assistance. Spokesperson for the National Security Advisor, Tawab Ghorzang, said that the two sides held in-depth talks …

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Indian ambassador commends Afghan athletes

By Mansoor Faizy-KABUL: Embassy of India has organized an event on Sunday evening to praise the achievements of the Afghan athletes who won medals in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) held in India. Over hundred Afghan athletes were present at the event. Afghanistan has won seven gold, nine silver …

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Karzai calls Salangi honest police officer

KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai on Sunday met former deputy minister of interior Gen. Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, praising his efforts in serving for security. In the meeting held in Salangi’s residence, Karzai thanked him for carrying out his duties with very honesty in the past 13 years. The ex-president called …

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Cabinet forms prosecution committee to pursue slain journalists’ cases

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: Amid increasing violations against journalists and media workers, second vice president, Mohammad Sarwar Danish ordered governmental to establish a joint committee to prosecute the dossiers of slain reporters. In the cabinet meeting held Sunday, Danish criticized judiciary organs for delay in prosecution of killed journalists’ dossiers. …

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