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Afghanistan imports $42m worth of dairy products annually

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghanistan as an agricultural country and with having more than two million cattle, still imports $42 million worth of dairy products from neighboring countries per annum, said official on Friday. According to figures by the Central Statistics Organization (CSO), Afghanistan produces around 1.5 million tons of dairy …

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Kerry believes AfPak ties will reach zenith

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said that there has been huge improvement cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad, and he believes that the relation would reach improve further. Praising the efforts of Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan’s Army Chief, General Rahil Sharif in …

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US, India hold high level talks on Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL:  As part of the Indian and US governments’ commitments and promises for a secure, stable and prosperous Afghanistan, the US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Laurel Miller, held high level talks on Afghanistan with Indian officials, civil society members and political party leaders here. Miller …

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Helmand anti-militants offensive progressing well: Official

LASHKARGAH: In order to avoid civilian causalities, military anti-militants operation in southern Helmand province is progressing well but slowly, a senior security official said on Thursday. Police Chief Nabi Jan Mulakhel told reporters that heavy casualties had been inflicted on militants and several localities were purged of anti-state elements. He …

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29 militants killed in Helmand operation

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Roughly 29 militants were killed in military operation carried out by the Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province. The Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that most of the areas of Sangin district were cleared of insurgents in the operation. The source said that …

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Americans confident about Afghanistan’s future: NATO commander

AT-KABUL: The top NATO commander, General John Campbell on Wednesday called on the Chief Executive of the national unity government, Abdullah Abdullah where they discussed different issues including the US long-term support to Afghanistan. “Americans have found great enthusiasm and interest in supporting Afghanistan and they are optimistic about future …

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