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24 drug traffickers sent behind bars

AT News KABUL: At least 24 drug runners pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and were sentenced to years behind bars in the past one week. A statement issued by the courts of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said that five drug traffickers sentenced to 4-20 years’ incarceration after examining their …

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Over 1K civilians killed in six months of 2020

At least 1,744 others, including women and children were injured during this period AT News KABUL: The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission said that over 1,213 civilians (126 women-225 children) were killed and 1,744 others (171 women-405 children) maimed during the first six months of 2020. The statics showed at …

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Surobi blast leaves five civilians dead

AT News KABUL: At least five civilians were killed and 11 others wounded after a vehicle they were traveling in, hit with a roadside bomb in Surobi district of Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday. District Governor, Gohar Khan Baburi said the explosion occurred in Jak-Dalak village of the district. …

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US-Russia discuss Afghan affairs

AT News KABUL: Following waves of murmurs about Russian having paid bounties to the Taliban-linked militants to target the American soldiers in Afghanistan, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo held a phone call with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. The US Department of State said the counterparts discussed …

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Afghanistan records 135 new covid-19 cases

AT News KABUL: Afghan health authorities announced 135 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded within last 24 hours that brought the total numbers of the infected patients to around 34,740 in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Public Health said Tuesday that out of 637 samples in the past 24 hours, 135 of them …

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AGO prosecutes 31 staffers on corruption charges

KABUL: The Attorney General Office said that it has prosecuted 31 staffers who were charged with administrative corruption during one last year. The AGO said in a statement on Tuesday that these staffers included prosecutors, and other employees of the office, who were detained on charge of corruption, especially taking …

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Samangan bombing killed 12, injured 63

Taliban claimed responsibility, a surge in violence aimed peace talks   Warring sides should embrace peace to end this senseless war Taliban’s continuous violence jeopardizing unique opportunity for peace By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: Taliban fighters launched a complex attack on an intelligence compound of the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) …

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