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February, 2015

  • 1 February

    Imperialist powers cultivated extremism in Afghanistan: Karzai

    Islam, a religion of peace with no room for extremism, Muslim on Muslim has been promoted by the west, says ex-Afghan president, Hamid Karzai Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi KABUL: Ex-president Hamid Karzai said Sunday that cultivating extremism in Muslim world particularly Afghanistan was one of major goals of the imperialist power …

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  • 1 February

    Karzai condemns ISIS killing of Japanese hostages

    AT-KABUL: The former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, on Sunday strongly condemned killing of Japanese hostages by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and urged the terrorist group to renounce violence and embrace peace. Terming the killing of the Japanese hostages a “heinous” act, Karzai said that Japan …

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  • 1 February

    Kabul police arrest 67 suspected criminals

    KABUL: The police chief of Kabul city said on Sunday said that 67 suspected criminals involved in different cases were arrested within past one week. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahim in a press conference here said that the arrested outlaws were involved in 48 cases including murder, robbery, terror, kidnapping and …

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  • 1 February

    18 insurgents killed in raids

    AT-KABUL: At least 18 armed Taliban were killed and four others wounded 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 …

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  • 1 February

    Crackdown on Afghan refugees: 70 more held in Pakistan

    By Mansoor Faizy KABUL: Soon after the deadly attack on an army-run school in Peshawar on 16th December where over 130 schoolchildren were killed, Pakistan’s security apparatus started blaming Afghans for the security mess and since then Afghan refugees’ lives became hell-like. They are being harassed, detained whereas they are …

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  • 1 February

    Greece economy: PM Tsipras seeks to placate creditors

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he is confident that agreement can be reached with creditors over repayment of Greece’s debts. Mr Tsipras said in a statement issued to Bloomberg news agency that he had never intended to act unilaterally. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out debt cancellation, …

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  • 1 February

    New Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city of Maiduguri

    Boko Haram Islamist militants have launched a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say. Gunfire was reported on the streets of the northern city after an attack that began in the early hours of Sunday. It comes a week after Boko Haram’s last attempt to …

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January, 2015

  • 31 January

    Local industry needs govt’s patronage

    Afghanistan’s Industrial Association (AIA) laments that government’s inattention has caused a heavy blow to factories across the country. The association says that local factories are in worst conditions as there is no strong will of the government to stem the tide of exotic products. Since foreign products have flooded our …

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  • 31 January

    32 rebels killed in nationwide military offensives

    AT-KABUL: As many as 32 militants were killed in operations launched by security forces in various provinces over the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a media statement issued on Saturday said that security forces conducted military offensives in Laghman, Kunduz, Faryab, Uruzgan, Paktika and Helmand provinces. …

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  • 31 January

    Security situation has improved in Paktika: Official

    AT-KABUL: Security situation has improved in Paktika province, said a security official in the province. He added that enhanced coordination among security forces has led to improvement of security. Azizullah Karwan, the special force commander for Paktika, told Azadi Radio that there is no major security threat in the province …

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