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Kunduz fact finding team starts work

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The fact finding commission started its work on Monday to investigate the reasons behind fall of Kunduz city to the Taliban. The former intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh and former minister of education Farooq Wardak are leading the fact finding team. Talking to a press conference, Saleh said …

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Wolesi Jirga approves MoUs with UAE, China

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga (WJ) or Lower House of the parliament on Monday approved three memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China. The security deal with the UAE includes a preface and 15 articles and exchange of the criminals with the UAE includes …

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UNAMA worker killed in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: A female employee of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) was killed by unknown gunmen in the city of Kandahar, official sources said on Monday. Spokesman for the provincial governor, Samim Khpalwak, said on Monday that Toor Pekai Olfat, an Afghan national, was on her way to …

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Most parts of Kunduz cleared of Taliban: MoI

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday said that Afghan security forces have cleared most parts of Kunduz city of the Taliban militants. Siddiq Siddiqi, spokesman for the MoI, while commending progress of security forces in Kunduz province said that most parts of Kunduz city have been cleared …

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Security on high alert: Kabul police

Capital police arrests 182 criminals   AT-KABUL: Amid growing security concerns, Kabul Police on Monday assured residents and foreigners of foolproof security measures in Kabul. Speaking at a press conference here on Monday, Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said that law enforcement agencies were all set to foil terror …

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Talks possible if Pakistan stops aiding terrorists: CEO

KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, commenting on the Pakistani prime minister’s remarks about the revival of Afghan peace talks, said on Monday the government in Kabul would welcome such move if Islamabad stopped supporting terrorist groups. A day earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told a press conference …

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2 ANA soldiers killed in Bamyan helicopter crash

A military helicopter crashed in central Bamyan provinceon Monday, killing two people aboard and wounding five others, an official said. Abdur Rahman Ahmadi, the governor’s spokesman, said the helicopter — flying from Bamyan to southern Kandahar province — crashed in Qazan area in the afternoon. He said two people onboard …

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