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Poor air support, mismanagement resulted high casualties among ANA troops in Badakhshan clash: Karimi

AT-KABUL: As insecurity mounts in different parts of the country, particularly the northeastern  Badakhshan province, the Internal Security and Defense Commission of the Wolesi Jirga on Tuesday held an extraordinary session with high ranking security officials including the Interior Minister, the Chief of Army Staff and the chief of National …

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Militants blow up school in Faryab

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Unknown armed men blew up a school in Sherina Taqab district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday. Condemning the anti-education elements, Provincial Education Director, Ahmadullah Arab, said that such activities won’t stop Afghans from getting education. The unidentified men blew up the school building …

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Kidnappers’ ringleader held in Kabul: NDS

KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday arrested ringleader of a notorious group from the 10th police district of capital Kabul. A statement from the spy network said that Gran Aqa was detained red-handed when he was planning to kidnap a leading businessman. Aqa is the resident of …

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2 civilians gunned down in Kabul

KABUL: Two civilians were gunned down on Tuesday morning on the outskirts of 11th police district of capital Kabul, an official said. Brig. Gen. Humayun Aini, a senior official in the Ministry of Interior (MoI), told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at 9:00am in front of Omar Farooq …

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Counternarcotic efforts govt’s top priority: Abdullah

AT-KABUL: Terming poppy cultivation and drug smuggling as main hurdles for the government, Chief Executive Officer, Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday criticized top authorities for turning their back on counter-narcotics efforts in past years. Abdullah told the Council of Ministers (CoM) session that poppy cultivation and drug trafficking will increase insecurity …

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MoPH expands family planning program

AT-KABUL: Agreements aimed at expanding family planning services were signed between the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and nine private hospitals. The hospitals will provide free of cost family planning service to people while the MoPH will supply required medicines and birth control methods to bring down the child and …

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30 feared dead as Kapisa fighting flares up

KABUL: At least 30 militants, including civilians, are said to be killed in the ongoing clashes between security forces and militants in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday. Latest, gunfight erupted early morning on the Alasae main road when security forces convoy was moving …

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2,300 military cadets conclude 4-month training at KMTC

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A group of 2,300 military cadets have completed a training program at Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC), said officials on Sunday. Training and logistic commander, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hisari, told a gathering in Kabul that the young officers and soldiers have received training about different tactics of …

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