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Thousands of villagers benefit from Jawzjan projects

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Over 20,000 families have been benefitted from Jawzjan welfare projects. The projects including, education, transportation schemes and water supply have been executed in the province, said an official on Monday. According to the officials the projects include graveling of over 100 kilometers of roads, construction of 75 …

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Taliban overrun Sangin district: Senator

NUG on tenterhooks AT-KABUL: After heavy clashes the Taliban militants have taken control of Sangin district of southern Helmand province, said a senator on Monday. Hashem Alkozai, a member of Meshrano Jirga, said that Sangin district fell to the Taliban after heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and the insurgent …

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Attack on Indian consulate in Nangarhar foiled

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has foiled a suicide attack on Consulate General of India in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. Nangarhar Media Information Center in a media statement issued here said that the spy agency had detained a would-be suicide bomber before he could attack …

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Ghor gets new governor

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Ghulam Naser Khaze has been appointed as new governor of Ghor province, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said. According to a brief statement of the IDLG, Khaze was recommended by the IDLG and approved by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. The newly appointed Ghor’s governor belongs …

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CPSA asked to play constructive role

AT-KABUL: The civil society activists on Monday asked the Council of Protection and Stability of Afghanistan (CPSA), a recently establish opposition party, to play constructive role in the country’s politics. On Friday a number of Jihadi leaders, former officials and the civil society activists came together in a session and …

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AWCC becomes Apple’s authorized dealer

AT-KABUL: Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) on Monday said that it has received license from the Apple as authorized distributor in Afghanistan. Head of AWCC, Amin Ramin, said that his company is the first and the only one that has been certified and authorized by the Apple as dealer in …

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Six NATO troops killed in Bagram attack

AT-KABUL: At least six Resolute Support service members were killed and three others wounded on Monday after a suicide bomber targeted the joint patrol convoy of Afghan and foreign troops in Bagram district of northern Parwan province. Spokesman to the Parwan governor, Wahidullah Sediqi, said that a suicide attacker riding …

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Taliban capture Helmand’s Sangin, besiege 150 police

Officials said on Sunday the Taliban had captured the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, besieging dozens of police. A reliable source at the provincial police headquarters said the Sangin district fell into the hands of Taliban militants on Sunday afternoon when the rebels overran the district administration office. He said …

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Campaign against land grabbers launched in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The government has kicked off an anti-land grabbing campaign in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, local officials said. The campaign is aimed to retake the state-owned lands which were grabbed by some influential people over the past several years. The campaign officially started in Behsud district of …

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