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IS fighters grab people’s land in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Islamic State (IS) militants have grabbed lands of people in eastern Nangarhar province, said Shinwari tribal elders. The tribal elders expressed their deep concerns over increasing presence of IS, also known as Daesh, in their respective areas. Shinwari tribal elders said that the Daesh militants have …

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Militants train women as suicide bombers in Nuristan: Official

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Militants in Kamdesh district of Nuristan province are training a number of women to become suicide bombers, said an official. The Deputy Chief of Nuristan Provincial Council, Omer Farooq Qanuni, told Azadi Radio on Sunday that a number of women in Gawhardesh area of Kamdesh district were …

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Govt to curb unemployment as mass exodus continues

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture said on Sunday that efforts would be hold by different ministries to meet unemployment challenges in order to prevent youth migration to abroad. Deputy Culture minister Kamal Sadat said: “We have discussed with all related ministries to find a solution for …

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Bomb-making factory seized, destroyed in Helmand 

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces have seized and destroyed a bomb-making factory in southern Helmand province, the NDS said Sunday. “The NDS operatives along with Afghan National Army have seized a bomb-making factory in the Wazir Abad village of Garmsir district,” it said in a …

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Kunar revenue up by 30pc

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Officials at the revenue department in eastern Kunar province on Sunday said that they have collected 30 percent more revenue comparing to the last year. According to them they have collected more revenue associating to the target given by the Ministry of Finance. The ministry’s target was …

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Township in Kabul gets digital phone system

AT-KABUL: Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology on Sunday opened the digital wire-telephone system in a Kabul township. Telecommunication Minister Abdul Razaq Wahidi said that this was the first telecommunication project providing services trough optical fiber system in Afghanistan. He said the ministry of telecommunication would provide about 6,000 digital …

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Afghanistan to stop internet transition from Pakistan

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology says it is going to stop transiting Pakistan internet as it seeks alternatives to provide cheaper and stable internet services to Afghanistan. Telecommunication Minister Abdul Razaq Wahidi on Sunday told Afghanistan Times that the ministry has already “signed agreements …

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350 drug users get free treatment in Kabul

AT-KABUL:  Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MoCN) and other relevant organizations had collected 350 drug users last night in Pul-e Sukhta area of Kabul city. The addicts were transferred in ambulances to the newly established rehabilitation center. The addicts would get free …

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32 Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 32 Daesh militants were killed and some others sustained injuries when Afghan Air Force (AAF) pounded their hideouts in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, said officials on Sunday. The Achin district chief, Haji Ghalib Mujahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News that AAF airstrikes struck Daesh …

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