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Heratis protest Wolesi Jirga’s decision over provincial councils

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: After the recent decision by the Wolesi Jirga, the National Assembly, on canceling the authority of provincial council members to oversee local offices, hundreds of residents of western Herat province slammed the decision and urged the parliament house to call off its decision. The protestors were gathered …

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Armed groups behind mounting insecurity in north: Official

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Security officials in northern provinces on Sunday concerned over increasing number of armed groups, and said the groups pose serious threat to security of the north zone. The official said a crackdown was kicked off in northern provinces to disarm the armed groups. In charge of the …

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Security situation has improved in Paktika: Official

AT-KABUL: Security situation has improved in Paktika province, said a security official in the province. He added that enhanced coordination among security forces has led to improvement of security. Azizullah Karwan, the special force commander for Paktika, told Azadi Radio that there is no major security threat in the province …

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Police recover arms, explosives in Paktika

AT-KABUL: Security forces conducted an operation and recovered seven caches of arms and explosives in Paktika province. Local officials said that security forces conducted the clearance operation in Zadran valley and Jabar village of Orgun district on Friday. “The operation was launched by operatives of the National Directorate of Security …

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11 anti-Taliban uprising members killed in Ghazni

AT-KABUL: At least 11 anti-Taliban uprising members were killed and six others wounded after the insurgent group attacked center of the pro-government militia in southern Ghazni province. Spokesman to the provincial governor Shafiq Nang said that Taliban attacked center of the uprising movement in Qal-e-Gardezi area of Andar district last …

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19 uplift projects executed in 3 provinces

KABUL: As many as 19 uplift projects were completed in northern Sar-i-Pul, Balkh and southeastern Paktia provinces that benefit thousands of families. The National Solidarity Program (NSP) officials in northern zone said on Wednesday that nine of the projects were completed in Sayid and Sancharak district of Sar-i-Pul. The projects …

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Traffic accident kills 6 people

AT-KABUL: Six people died when a car turned turtle in Chak district of Miadan Wardak province. A media statement from the provincial governor office said that the incident took place in Ghanikhel area of the district, when a corolla model car turned turtle. “The car turned turtle on a bridge …

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