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March, 2015

  • 31 March

    War on terror and human losses in Afghanistan

    And here comes a grisly report on human losses—the losses this nation sustained in the US war on terror during the past 14 years. This figure is horrific. The report says this war has left nearly 220,000 people killed following the 9/11 attacks in the US. This report has been …

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  • 31 March

    Security forces ready to forestall ISIS threat: Seddiqi

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Amid rising concerns over presence and activities of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in different parts of the country, an official in the Ministry of Interior (MoI) assured that Afghan security forces were fully capable to ward off the threat. Seddiq Seddiqi, spokesman for …

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  • 31 March

    Efforts on to decide timeframe and venue for peace talks: MoFA

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that efforts are underway to determine timeframe and venue of peace talks with the Taliban. This came at a time that leaders of the national unity government had said that peace parleys between the government and the Taliban will start …

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  • 31 March

    Work on CASA-1000 to kick off soon

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Tuesday that work on CASA-1000 power transition project will kick off in near future as the stakeholders during a meeting have reached vital improvements in this regard. MoFA spokesman Shekib Mostaghni told newsmen in Kabul that the World Bank, USAID and …

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  • 31 March

    Father of raped toddler seeks capital punishment for rapists

    I will commit suicide in front of the Presidential Palace if my plea goes unaddressed, says Nooruddin  AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Two-year-old Nilofar, who has no idea about ups and downs in life and her eyes are only familiar with toys which she plays with, became the victim of gang rape …

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  • 31 March

    US may extend Afghan mission: Official

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A senior US official said that Washington might extend the stay of American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016. At a time when most of the US officials are stressing on withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, the senior National Security Council official, Jeff Eggers, said that option to …

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  • 31 March

    Taliban commander detained in Kabul

    AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said that a Taliban commander was arrested in an operation in Kabul. In a press statement issued here, the spy agency said that its agents succeeded in arresting the most dreaded insurgent commander, Hamidullah, in the 5th district of Kabul. The …

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  • 31 March

    Resolute Support: Georgia nods to deploy troops to Afghanistan

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Georgia has decided to deploy its troops in Afghanistan long with the US Marines to support the NATO’s new mission called Resolute Support. A ceremony in this connection was held last Tuesday at Vaziani Training Area, not far from Russia’s border. The ceremony was attended by Chargé …

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  • 31 March

    Obama is overeager to quit Afghanistan: Rubin

    “White House looks to be more serious to bring the Afghan war to a rational end. Obama wanted to end the mission in Afghanistan before the end of his tenure” AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Following the recent visit of Afghan leaders to the United States where the US President Barack Obama …

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  • 31 March

    Girls urged to use education as a medium for change

    AT-LAGHMAN: In a conference held here, the speakers encouraged young girls to pursue education and use knowledge as weapon for social change. Hundreds of young girls attended the conference on women empowerment organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) with the Directorate of Women’s Affairs, the Education …

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