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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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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocks northwestern Turkey

AT Kabul: A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck Turkey’s northwestern Duzce province, with tremors felt in Istanbul city, capital Ankara and other regions, officials said. The earthquake, which struck at 4:08 am [local time] on Wednesday, was centered about 14 kilometres northwest of Duzce, in the Golyaka district, Turkey’s disaster …

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World Bank: Afghans are facing difficult living conditions

AT Kabul: The survey highlighted the welfare, education, labor force and health conditions in Afghanistan. The World Bank published a report based on the second round of a survey conducted from June to August 2022 (the first round was completed and reported on in 2021) to assess changes in basic …

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5 killed in Kabul mosque shooting

AT Kabul: Five people were killed as a man opened fire inside a mosque in Khawja Rawash area of Afghanistan capital Kabul on Wednesday, police said. A gunman has shot dead five members of a single family and wounded one other in a mass shooting today, November 23, inside a …

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Afghan-Iran joint trade session seeks to enhance cooperation

AT News Kabul: The fifth session of a trade relations meeting between Herat and Iran’s Khurasan Rizwi province was held on Tuesday in Herat city. Representatives of the private sector from both sides attended the meeting to discuss the enhancement of trade on the border, Tolonews reported. Khorasan Razavi province …

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Exhibition held in Kabul to boost domestic products

AT News Kabul: Afghanistan’s Traders and Investors Union in coordination with the ministries of Industry and Commerce, and Information and Culture opened a three-day international exhibition of domestic products on Tuesday in Kabul. The expo, titled “Strengthening the Economy of Afghanistan”, brought together dozens of business people who are showcasing …

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Ghani was living in a “Fantasyland” says SIGAR

AT News Kabul: In its report, the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, known as (SIGAR), says that Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the fugitive president of Afghanistan, was oblivious to troubling realities confronting his country and isolated from voices and opinions beyond his handpicked inner circle of confidants which undermined …

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Afghans face economic hardship as winter looms

AT Kabul: “Martin Schoep” the chief director of the International Committee of the Red Cross, who traveled to Kabul to visit and prepare a working report on the economic situation in Afghanistan, says that “The economic problems are very serious and people will struggle for their lives.” He describes the …

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Swiss-based trustees hold talks on frozen Afghanistan assets

AT Kabul: The board of a Swiss-based trust fund managing some $3.5 billion in frozen assets seized after the Taliban took power last year is meeting in Geneva for the first time on Monday, a Swiss government spokesperson confirmed to Reuters. Trustees include Swiss foreign ministry official Alexandra Baumann, U.S. …

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Explosion in Kabul kills two people

AT Kabul: A blast occurring on Monday evening in the Parwan-e-Si area of Kabul left two people dead, a security spokesman said. Khaled Zadran, the spokesman of the police told the media on Monday night that a Corolla vehicle was hit by an explosion in the Parwan 3 district of …

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