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Stratospheric rise in civilian casualties

The innocent people of Afghanistan – the women, children, elderly and younger are continuing to suffer from the longest conflict which is deadly and unbendable. Civilians were killed or injured at record levels in the first half of this year as violence escalated nationwide. The number of internally displaced people …

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Editorial: Support to Afghan Forces

The Taliban have engulfed the centers of Helmand province in south and western Herat province as part of the group’s intensive violence ragging on across the country after the U.S. and alliance countries announced their exit from Afghanistan. The clashes drew the foot of the former jiahaid commander, Ismail Khan …

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Editorial: Tragedy in Nuristan

Flash floods hit several villages in Nuristan on Thursday. As many as sixty people have been found dead and over a hundred missing in Kamdish district where hundreds of houses have been reduced to rubble. Even though there is no official report about the victims and media outlets publish conflicting …

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Editorial: A shameless act of terror

The brutal killing of Afghan comedian Nazar Mohammad, known as Khasha Zwan, sent shock waves not only inside Afghanistan but around the world. The incident happened in Kandahar and visual evidence exists, showing Taliban fighters not only arrest and humiliate him, but insult and slap him in the face then …

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Editorial: Breaking the grip of terror

ESCALATION of violence and the hardline Taliban’s unrestrained rampage across Afghanistan is now the stark reality and the inevitability many feared would haunt Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US-led troops. The insurgents have always threatened to hold sway after foreign troops draw down. US-led and NATO troops are more than …

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Editorial: Pakistan’s aggression in Spin-Boldak

A video has been doing rounds on social media shows Pakistani militias crossed the zero point of the impose crossing- Durand Line. Pakistan has always held vicious intentions towards Afghanistan. The Pakistani military- who maintain the power on the country’s government affairs- has fired hundreds of rockets across the Durand …

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Pakistan’s warning needs strong answer

Officials in the presidential palace say that Pakistan has warned Afghan air force against any strike on the Taliban fighters in the Spin Boldak district. Spin Boldak fell to Taliban militants this week. The district lies on the so-called border crossing line of Durand that Afghanistan does not recognize as …

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