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Asfandyar lauds Narendra Modi for Lahore visit

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: President of the Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan has termed the recent visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kabul and his brief stopover in Lahore city of Pakistan as a positive step towards bringing peace in the regional countries. In a press statement …

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Eight ton hashish seized in Logar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has seized and torched eight tons of hashish in central Logar province, said officials on Tuesday. The provincial governor’s spokesman Saleem Saleh told Pajhwok Afghan News that the NDS operatives have seized eight tons of hashish in Al-Taimor area on the …

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AISA provides 55.5 acre of lands to investors

By Akhtar M. Nikzad-KABUL: The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) distributed 55.5 acre of lands among 36 new companies in five industrial parks of Afghanistan. The companies would invest Afs1.1 billion. The agreements were signed by Chief of AISA Mohammad Qurban Haqjo with the owners of the private companies here …

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One killed, 31 injured in Kabul blast

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: A suicide car bomber targeted a foreign convoy on the Hamid Karzai International Airport road in Kabul on Monday morning. A civilian was killed and 31 others were injured, said officials. Confirming the suicide attack, Deputy Spokesman of Ministry of Interior, Najeeb Danish, said that a suicide …

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MP alleges govt of supporting Daesh

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The first deputy speaker of the Wolesi Jirga or the Lower House of Parliament, Zahir Qadir, alleged that the government was backing Daesh. He claimed that the government only targets the Taliban when the insurgent group attacks Deash fighters in Nangarhar. During Monday’s session, he said that …

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Female polio worker gunned down in Kandahar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Unidentified gunmen have gunned down a female polio worker and injured another in southern Kandahar province, said officials on Monday. According to the provincial governor’s spokesman, Samim Khpalwak, the incident took place on Monday morning in the fourth police jurisdiction of Kandahar city, the provincial capital. He …

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Air strikes kill 68 Daesh fighters in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least 68 Daesh fighters have been killed and four others wounded in military operation of Afghan air force in eastern Nangarhar province. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor office, said that Afghan air force targeted Daesh fighters in various areas of Achin and Chaparhar districts of the …

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