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Tens of drug traffickers sentenced to prison

AT News KABUL: A band of 31 people including a Pakistani national who pleaded guilty for trafficking narcotics have been sentenced in Kabul to 10 to 30 years in prison over past week, anti-drug authority said on Tuesday. Appellate courts of the Criminal Justice Task Force convicted and sentenced eleven …

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NDS arrests Taliban target killings squad in Kabul

AT News KABUL: The National Directorate of Security has arrested fifteen militants of the Taliban group who were planning to execute targeted killings on security forces and political figures in Kabul, officials said on Tuesday. The terrorists were arrested in an interdiction operation and were tasked to assassinate security officials …

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Hundreds of militants surrender amid peace talks

AT News KABUL: At least 275 Taliban militants including local commanders have laid down their arms in northern Afghanistan, defense authorities said on Tuesday, a rare incident of the insurgents surrendering amid an intensified bloodshed and hostilities nationwide. A group of 150 Taliban militants including 15 commanders joined peace process …

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Khalilzad urges immediate end to violence

AT News KABUL: US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad said that he was concerned of the spike in violence in Afghanistan, calling on warring parties to cease hostilities. He told the Liberty Radio of Tajikistan that the related parties should reach out a resolving to end the violence …

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