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US will continue efforts to stabilize Afghanistan’s economy

AT Kabul: The US has promised to continue working closely with its partners to help stabilise Afghanistan’s fragile economy. Outgoing US Chargé d’Affaires Ian McCary tweeted the Department of Treasury had issued multiple general licences to facilitate the flow of economic activity and vital assistance to the Afghan people. However, …

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Afghan journalists in exile launch news platform

AT Kabul: Afghan journalists-in-exile have launched an independent media platform, Amu TV, to publish on-the-ground stories from Afghanistan, in hopes that safeguarding the flow of information can help save lives. After securing grants and private donations earlier this year, they recruited fellow journalists-in-exile to work as editors and translators of …

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Iraqi protesters storm parliament in Baghdad

AT Kabul: Hundreds of protesters breached the Iraq’s parliament for the second time in a week as anti-government unrest continues. A large crowd of protesters stormed Baghdad’s heavily-guarded Green Zone and broke into the Iraqi parliament again on Saturday. The demonstrators were expressing their dissatisfaction with “the corrupt political class” …

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At least 120 dead in flash floods

AT Kabul: The Deputy Minister of the interim government of the Taliban announced that during the past month, 120 people in Afghanistan lost their lives due to floods. Sharafuddin Muslim, Deputy Minister of the Taliban Interim Government for disaster Management, announced that last month, 120 people lost their lives and …

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Concerns rise over security threats from Afghanistan among members of SCO

AT Kabul: The meeting of foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was inaugurated in Tashkent on July 29, hosted by Vladimir Narov, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and attended by the foreign ministers of Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India and Pakistan and Zhang Ming, the Secretary General …

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Rocket landed in empty house in Kabul’s Sherpur

AT Kabul: A rocket hit a house in Kabul’s locality of Sherpur on Sunday, causing no causalities, the Ministry of Interior said. Abdul Nafee Takour, the spokesman of the Ministry of Interior of the interim government of the Taliban, has confirmed the occurrence of an explosion in the city of …

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Karzai met with a number of elders and youths of Takhar province

AT Kabul: Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, met with a number of elders and youths of Takhar province on Saturday, July 30. In this meeting, he emphasized the strengthening of national unity and solidarity among the people of Afghanistan; he added that the bright future of the country …

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Deadly floods hit US state of Kentucky

AT Kabul: The US state of Kentucky is facing one the worst floods in its history, Governor Andy Beshear says. Heavy rains and mudslides have left several people dead and hundreds of properties destroyed, and it is expected the death toll to rise. President Biden declared the floods “a major …

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Pakistani cleric says Taliban will soon let girls to attend school

AT Kabul: A delegation of Pakistani Islamic clerics who recently visited Kabul said it urged the Islamic Emirate to reopen schools for female students beyond grade six, according to the country’s media outlet Geo News.  “In our meeting with the Afghan Taliban, we stressed that you must open girls’ schools …

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Afghan defense personnel returned from India

AT Kabul: 25 Military personnel of the former government who had previously traveled to India for military training, returned to Afghanistan. After completing an 18-months of military and professional training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), the graduated cadets returned to the country, said the Defense Ministry in a statement. …

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