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Senators seek convention of Loya Jirga, interim administration

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: As security has been deteriorating across the country, a number of senators demanded convening of Loya Jirga to help find out a way out to the gnawing conflict. They said as security situation has been worsening because of the internal bickering between the leaders of the National …

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Nepalis being sent to Afghanistan illegally

By Devendra Bhattarai-Rabin Khadka, 27, of Lamjung and Bir Bahadur Gurung, 30, of Kathmandu have been making rounds of various hotels and centres of New Delhi for the past seven months after a group duped thousands of rupees from them promising a good job at a security force in Kabul, …

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Team assigned to probe Jalrez carnage

AT-KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team of high-level government officials to investigate the Jalrez district tragedy in central Maidan Wardak province, a statement from the Presidential Palace said. The statement said that the president had nominated a delegation to thoroughly investigate the incident and submit the final …

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Commission starts investigating Jalrez carnage

KABUL: The commission tasked by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to investigate the Jalrez district tragedy in central Maidan Wardak province has formally started work, a statement from the President Palace said on Sunday. Last Thursday, heavily-armed insurgents stormed and seized several police check posts and later killed 24 Afghan Local …

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