TimeLine Layout

February, 2015

  • 28 February

    Taliban take hundreds of families hostage in Helmand: Official

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Taliban militants have taken hostage hundreds of families in Marjah district of southern Helmand province, said an official source. Marjah district chief, Ahmad Shafi Solamal, told Azadi Radio that after that the Afghan security forces launched a clearance operation against militants in the district, Taliban started suing …

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  • 28 February

    Wolesi Jirga ignores reports over corruption: SAO

    Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Chief of Supreme Audit Office (SAO) of the Afghan government Sharif Sharifi   on Saturday said that Wolesi Jirga (WJ) of the parliament does not properly follow their reports over corrupt figures. Speaking Sharifi on the “one –week fiscal report assessment training and challenges” here in Kabul said …

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  • 28 February

    Crime kingpin Khudaidad hanged to death

    AT-KABUL: Notorious gangster Sayedullah alias Rayees Khudaidad was executed on Saturday. Khudaidad was sentenced to death by a court nearly two months ago. According to a press release of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) the Afghan crime kingpin was involved in several killing and kidnapping cases. “Khdaidad was hanged …

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  • 28 February

    India announces direct admission scheme for foreign students

    AT-KABUL: Aimed at providing high-quality and affordable higher education to local and foreign students, India has announced direct admission scheme. In a media statement issued here, the Indian embassy in Kabul said that India has announced the Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme to offer admissions to foreign nationals, …

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  • 28 February

    FMIC expands PGME training programs 

    AT-KABUL: The French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) on Saturday inaugurated a new building and extended the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) to seven areas in FMIC in Kabul. Chairman of Provisional Operating Committee of FMIC Lee Hilling said that FMIC PGME teaching program expanded to seven areas including Paediatric medicine, …

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  • 28 February

    China, Pakistan send relief goods to avalanche-hit Afghans

    AT-KABUL: China and Pakistan has sent humanitarian assistance on Saturday to the avalanche-hit Afghans. Charge d’Affairs of the China’s Embassy in Kabul, Chen Shijie, provided check of $50,000 to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS). The amount was donated by the Red Cross Society of China as emergency humanitarian aid. …

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  • 28 February

    Abducted passengers in ISIS custody: Zabul PC

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The provincial council (PC) office and a number of MPs in southern Zabul province said Saturday that the abducted passengers (ethnic Hazaras) were still alive and were in the custody of armed men linked to the international militant group—ISIS or Daesh. Radio Azadi quoted the head of …

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  • 28 February

    ‘Smile of Hope’: Photo exhibition in Kabul portrays children’s hope

    KABUL: A photo exhibition titled ‘Smile of Hope’ was held in Kabul, displaying different aspects of children’s life. The exhibition is aimed to give the children hope for a better future. The exhibition was organized by the famous Afghan photojournalist Feroz Muzafari. He displayed his art work to make the …

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  • 27 February

    First world cup win and celebratory gunfire

    Afghanistan made history with first cricket world cup win. This historic win was celebrated across the country. The win, amazingly, united Afghans in national pride, a thing we desperately need. Congratulations to the entire nation on this first and biggest win. This first win that how Scotland was drubbed by …

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  • 27 February

    Governor sees LeJ, Chechen militants’ hand behind passengers’ abduction

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Local official blamed Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and Chechen militants for abduction of 30 passengers on Kabul-Kandahar Highway. The acting governor of Zabul province, Muhammad Ashraf Nasiri, said that the LeJ and Chechen militants in cooperation with local insurgents have kidnapped 30 passengers of the Hazara ethnic minority. …

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