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Tajikistan ready to extradite Afghan prisoners: MoFA

AT-KABUL: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday said that based on the extradition treaty signed in 2006, Tajikistan would transfer the Afghan inmates to Kabul soon. Spokesman of the ministry, Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni, told media persons that Afghan delegation has finalized the process of identifying Afghan prisoners and …

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Civil society collects aid for avalanches-hit areas

AT-KABUL: The civil society, aggregate of nongovernmental organizations, has launched relief aid collection campaign to help the avalanches affected people in the country. The one-week campaign was launched on Tuesday in the capital city of Afghanistan where seven camps were set up. Through the camps the civil rights activists would …

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MoFA sacks tens of senior diplomats

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 40 senior Afghan diplomats including 11 ambassadors were sacked due to over age and not meeting the norms of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), said reports on Monday. Pajhwok Afghan News quoted a source as saying that the decision was taken following the meeting …

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Ghani stresses on protection of environment, potable water

AT-KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani called on concerned officials to take all necessary measures to resolve the issue of lack of clean potable water in Kabul city. In a meeting with members of City Reform and Development Commission, President Ghani urged the commission to devise a mechanism to provide clean drinking …

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Police chief accuse MPs, govt officials of supporting Taliban

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Struggling against the insurgent groups to maintain law and order, Baghlan province police has been infuriated by lawmakers and government officials. The provincial police chief on Monday alleged the MPs and public officials of supporting the Taliban. General Aminullah Amarkhel, in an interview with Radio Azadi said …

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Kabul districts get new chiefs

AT-KABUL: The Ministry of Interior has appointed new police chiefs at all police districts of Kabul. Kabul Police Chief, Abdur Rahman Rahimi, said that following the procedure the new chiefs were assigned for all 16 police districts and different security regiments in Kabul. Speaking at a press conference, the Kabul …

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14 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 14 armed Taliban were killed and five others wounded in different crackdowns within past 24 hours, said the interior ministry. In a press release issued here, Ministry of interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police (ANP) in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of …

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Council formed for better liaison between govt, children

AT-KABUL: The Mobile Mini-Circus for Children (MMCC) and the Afghan Educational Children’s Circus (AECC) established a council for children to convey their problems in better manner to the relevant authorities. As many as 450 children from nine provinces and 10 internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps are part of the council …

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Karzai, Ghani, Abdullah offer Fatiha for victims of natural disasters

AT-KABUL: The ex-President Hamid Karzai, President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah prayed Fatiha for departed souls of the victims of natural disasters in Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the deceased souls in eternal peace. He extended his condolences to families of the …

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PC members’ monitoring right resumed after tinkering

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The provincial council (PC) members’ right of monitoring government offices was resumed through a decree issued by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday. The Wolesi Jirga, (the parliament), on the day before their vacation passed a controversial draft that annulled the overseeing right of provincial council members …

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