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US military base in Syria come under attack

AT Kabul: Attacks on the US patrol base come as tensions escalate on the Syria-Turkey border following a bombing in Istanbul. The United States military has reported two rocket attacks targeting its patrol base in northeastern Syria, but said there were no injuries to its forces. In a statement, the …

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Former attorney general accuses Ghani of releasing dangerous criminals

AT Kabul: Farid Hamidi, the former Afghan Attorney General said in an interview that former President Ashraf Ghani released a large number of people convicted of drug trafficking, rape and kidnapping under the pretext of releasing Taliban forces. Stating that these people were among the most dangerous criminals, Hamidi considered …

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UK aid funded corruption and injustice in Afghanistan: Report

AT Kabul: British aid to Afghanistan in the last two decades has caused corruption and human rights violations. The British aid watchdog has published a report saying that the country’s financial aid to Afghanistan over the past twenty years has led to the spread of corruption and human rights violations. …

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UN call treatment of Afghan women “crime against humanity”

AT Kabul: Richard Bennett, the special rapporteur of the United Nations in Afghanistan’s human rights affairs, and a group of other experts of this organization have said that violating the rights of Afghan women and girls can be considered a humanitarian crime. They said that despite existing restrictions on women …

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Putin: Risk of Afghan militants infiltration to CSTO concerning

AT Kabul: At a meeting of the CSTO, Collective Security Treaty Organization in Yerevan on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the situation in Afghanistan remains highly concerning and that the threat of a potential infiltration of militants into the CSTO territory is high. “I share the concern of …

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Dutch court rules 2007 air strike in Uruzgan ‘unlawful’

AT Kabul: A deadly Dutch air strike on a civilian compound in Afghanistan in 2007 was unlawful, a court in the Netherlands ruled on Wednesday, ordering the country to compensate the victims´ families. Four Afghans, who were not named in court papers, took the Dutch state to court over the …

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Pakistan appoints Asim Munir as new army chief

AT Kabul: Lieutenant General Asim Munir was on Thursday appointed as the new chief of army staff (COAS) of Pakistan, ending weeks of intense speculation and political tussle in the country. “The Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has decided to appoint Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the …

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Taliban should avoid repeating mistakes made in the past

AT Kabul: In an interview with TRT TV, Zalmi Khalilzad, the former US special representative for Afghanistan affairs, criticized the Taliban and said, “They are making some serious mistakes that we have seen in the last 40 years.” In this interview, the former US representative in Afghanistan asked the Taliban …

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Germany allocates 90 Million EUR aid to Afghanistan

AT Kabul: On Wednesday, November 23, the German Embassy for Afghanistan based in Berlin and Doha tweeted, “Considering the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, Germany has increased its humanitarian aid to Afghanistan by 90 million euros.” The German Embassy in Afghanistan has added that these donations are free and will …

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700 People died in eight months of traffic accidents

AT Kabul: The Traffic Directorate announced that 700 people, have been killed and more than 1,000 others have been injured, in traffic accidents over the past eight months in Afghanistan. Among them, 300 traffic accidents have only happened in Kabul. These figures were announced by the General Directorate of Afghan …

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