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Security beefed up in Kabul

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Commander of the Kabul Garrison, General Abdur Rahman Rahman, said that measures have been taken to ensure tight security in the capital city as insecurity in the neighboring provinces pose threats to Kabul. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, Gen. Abdur Rahman said that security has …

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Daesh kills religious scholar in Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Daesh has killed a religious scholar in Bati Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, official sources said on Wednesday. Chief of Bati Kot district Niamatullah Noorzai said that the scholar named Mawlawi Gul Agha was an instructor at a seminary who was attacked in Shashkhil area around …

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US probe must go beyond admitting mistakes: HRW

KABUL: A US-based human rights group on Wednesday reiterated the need for a credible, independent and transparent investigation to ensure genuine accountability for the deadly airstrike on the MSF hospital. Human Rights Watch (HRW) asked the US should establish an independent panel outside the military chain of command with the …

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NATO to discuss security situation in Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday told reporters in the Belgian capital that he would follow the security situation in Afghanistan closely. “I am deeply saddened by the tragic incident involving the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz,” he …

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Will not take hospital attack as war crime: US

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The White House Press Secretary, Josh Earnest, said that Saturday’s airstrike on the MSF hospital in Kunduz that took the lives of 22 people would not be taken as a war crime. Talking to the newsmen, he said the incident demand a full-scale investigation. He said that …

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Kandahar tribal elders form council to foster national unity

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Scores of tribal elders from southern Kandahar province on Tuesday established a council that aims to bring all tribes and ethnic groups in the country together under one umbrella. According to Tolonews, members of the newly formed Loy Kandahar Council termed peace deal with the Taliban insurgents …

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Suicide bomber arrested in Kabul

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday foiled a major terror attack by arresting a Haqqani Network trained would-be suicide bomber in Kabul. In a media statement issued here, the NDS said that its operatives detained a would-be suicide bomber in the capital city. According to the spy …

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AACC holds session to discuss preparations for BMC 11th summit

By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) held a joint session with both national and international businessmen to discuss perpetrations for 11th session of Business Matchmaking Conference (BMC) in Washington D.C. The conference will be held on 8-10 December this year, where Afghan businessmen will encourage American investors …

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9,858 welfare projects executed this year: MRRD

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Tuesday said that it has implemented 9,858 welfare projects across the country this year. The Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Nasir Ahmad Durani, said that the projects have been implemented at the total cost of $232 million …

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