TimeLine Layout

February, 2015

  • 7 February

    AGO denies sending list of ‘corrupt attorneys’ to President

    KABUL: The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Saturday rejected the recent media reports about sending a list including names of the AGO attorneys charged with corruption to the president. Spokesman to the AGO, Abdul Basir Azizi, in a press conference denied sending new list of “corrupt attorneys” to the Presidential …

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  • 7 February

    Seven insurgents killed in raids

    AT-KABUL: At least seven armed Taliban fighters were killed in different crackdowns within past 24 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that Afghan National Police in collaboration with Afghan National Army (ANA) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) conducted clearance operations against insurgents in …

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  • 7 February

    Ammunition cache seized in Logar, Ghazni

    AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday said that intelligence personnel succeeded to discover and confiscate huge cache of ammunition in Logar and Ghazni provinces. In a press statement issued here the spy agency said that in separate crackdowns against terrorists the NDS discovered and seized large cache …

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  • 6 February

    7 people killed in traffic accident in Herat

    AT-KABUL: At least seven people died and seven other wounded in a traffic accident in western Herat province. The incident took place in Shindand district on Herat-Kandahar highway, when a passenger bus overturned, said Faramarz Samander, Shindand district chief. He added that the incident occurred around 6:00 am on Friday. …

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  • 6 February

    Govt, Taliban should accept China as mediator: HPC

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) urged warring parties in Afghanistan to accept China’s mediation in peace talks. Maulvi Shahzada Shahid, spokesman for the HPC, asked the Afghan government and the Taliban to give up fighting and resume peace talks. “China is one of the biggest and impartial …

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  • 6 February

    US envoy sees India as Afghanistan’s key partner

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The US ambassador in India, Richard Verma said the other day that he sees India as key partner in Afghanistan’s future. “We recognize India as a key partner in Afghanistan’s future, and we look forward to continuing to discuss and engage with India during upcoming high-level consultations …

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  • 6 February

    Coordination between ANSF, public key to achieve peace, stability: Interior Minister

    AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Interior Minister on Friday said the national police would leave no stone unturned to ensure citizen’s safety but close coordination among security forces and people is needed to bolster peace and stability in the country. Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi told a session in southern Kandahar province that he …

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  • 6 February

    Afghanistan wins second warm up match against Australian club

    AT-KABUL: The national cricket team defeated the Western District cricket club in second pre-World Cup practice match on Friday. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman, Mohammad Farid Hotak, told Afghanistan Times that the national squad defeated Australia’s Western District club by 154 runs. He said the warm up match was played in One …

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  • 6 February

    Preps for Wolesi Jirga polls

    Conducting free and fair polls is an arduous task in the countries that are inhabited by huge population and yet to be developed. The major worries in such countries mostly revolve around security and timely preparations. However, in Afghanistan elections are more than that. Polling stations are seen as a …

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  • 5 February

    Osmani on mosques

    As the standard of education across the country has been under questions, President Ashraf Ghani asked Education Ministry officials to submit a report on the sate of education within two weeks. What Ghani did is a step in right direction. Until education quality is improved, we couldn’t make development in …

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