Three new polio cases reported in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: Health officials say they have recorded three positive cases of polio in the south and southeastern provinces of Kandahar, Helmand and Khost. Abdul Qayum Pokhla, head of the operational center for polio eradication in the south said that one of patients registered in Spin-Boldak of Kandahar and …

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Governors face AGO on graft charges

AT News KABUL: Four incumbent and former governors were introduced to the Attorney General Office by the Afghanistan Ombudsperson Office on charge of corruption in the budget formed for the pandemic Covid-19. The Office was formed by President Ashraf Ghani to counter administrative corruption and monitor the activities of government …

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Eight covid-19 patients die in last 24 hours

AT News KABUL: Eight coronavirus patients have lost their lives battling the virus in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health said on Tuesday. The total deaths have exceeded 1,397 in the country since the virus outbreak started around six months ago in the country. The health official …

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China reiterates support to Afghanistan peace quest

AT News KABUL: Acting Foreign Minister, Mohammad Haneef Atmar held a telephone conversation with Liu Jin, Special Representative of the People’s Republic of China for Afghanistan on Monday, in which they discussed the implementation of issues raised during the recent meeting between the Afghan and Chinese Foreign Ministers. During the …

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88 civilians killed in two weeks warfare

AT News KABUL: At least 88 civilians were killed and 133 others wounded in the violence committed by the Taliban in the past two weeks—an uptick in violence aimed at the fragile peace process. “Taliban carried out 781 terrorist activities in the past two weeks in 27 provinces, in which …

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No compromise on Afghan army yet again: Khalid

AT News KABUL: Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid said that Afghanistan had lost its army once before but he would not allow the destruction of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and its institutions yet again. Assadullah Khalid made the remarks at a ceremony marking the National Army Day on Monday. …

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