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President Ghani Criticized over Chairing Councils

President Ashraf Ghani chairing a number of Councils meeting including National Security and High Economic Councils but analysts believe the president should focus on more his main duties and issues instead of leading the councils’ meetings. Spokesman of former finance minister, Abdul Qader Jilani said, “it is completely wrong that …

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Gang of Kidnappers Arrested in Kabul

Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested a group of nine kidnappers including a woman from the capital Kabul during a complex operation. On Sunday, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement that the group members were arrested during a raid from the vicinity of police district 11 of …

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North Korea Tests New Missile

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday  days after a new President took office in the South Korea, pledging to engage it in dialogue. Officials in South Korea and Japan say the missile, which launched from north-western Kusong, reached an altitude of 2,000km. U.S. President Donald Trump has called …

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Multimillion Dollar Road Project Launched in North of Afghanistan

Afghan government on Saturday launched construction of a major road in northern Badakhshan province. The Baharak-Ishkashim transit road covers 108 kilometers and will connect Afghanistan with Tajikistan and China. “The purpose behind constructing this road is to get connected with China and Tajikistan,” said Minister of Public Work, Mahmood Baligh. …

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UN Torture Committee Calls for Prosecution of Kandahar’s Security Commander

The U.N. Committee against Torture said the police chief of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, General Abdul Raziq, should be prosecuted over allegations of torture and enforced disappearances. The committee’s report said, “the Committee is particularly concerned at the numerous and credible allegations indicating General Abdul Raziq, ANP Commander in Kandahar, as …

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Gunmen Kill A Prosecutor in West of Afghanistan

Two unknown gunmen killed a prosecutor in western Farah province of Afghanistan, officials confirmed Saturday. The Provincial Police Spokesman, Iqbal Bahir confirming the incident said, Ghulam Yahya, the chief prosecutor of Khaksafid district was gunned down on Saturday afternoon by two gunmen in district four of Farah city. The gunmen …

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