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Lower House Summons Afghan Officials behind closed Doors

Lower house of the parliament has summoned the National security advisor Anif Atmar and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs over signing of the security agreements with US and NATO behind closed doors on Monday. Afghanistan National Security Advisor Anif Atmar said,” I have provided much information about the agreements made …

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7ALP, 1 Civilian killed in Logar Suicide Attack

A suicide attack killed 7 Afghan Local Police (ALP) including one civilian on Monday morning around 10:30 am at Pol-Alam city, capital of Logar Province. The Governor spokesperson, Din Mohammad Darvish has confirmed the attack and said,” The suicide attacker uniformed with Afghan National Police carried out the attack among …

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All Agreements Must be Implemented: Abdullah Abdullah

The Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, who was talking on a gathering with Afghan scholars and Mujahedeen leaders on Sunday emphasized that all agreements made under the National Unity Government, must be implemented comprehensively. He added,” Currently there is not an option better than the National Unity Government.” He stated …

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Ghani insists on participation of women in the government

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani  during the inauguration of Promoting Gender Equity in National Priority Programs (Promote), one of the biggest funds for Afghan women said that he will encourage women’s participation in the government. President Ghani noted that the Promote program over the course of the five-year  will be implemented. …

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Ariana airplane crashes, casualties unclear

An Ariana airplane crashed Friday at Kabul international airport, officials said. The airplane that its destination was from Herat to Kabul crashed while attempting to land at Kabul airport on Friday, Kabul airport officials said. General Haq Nawaz Haqyar, Kabul airport border police commander confirmed the incident, saying the fuselage …

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Bayat Foundation Rebuilds Isteqlal Hospital

With continued commitment to the country’s health sector, the Bayat Foundation has reconstructed and opened the neonatal unit of Isteqlal Hospital of Kabul. The renovated unit was opened during a ceremony attended by the public health ministry officials, hospital staff and the officials of Bayat Foundation. In the meantime, the …

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NATO vows long-term cooperation in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmad Zai on Thursday in a joint press conference commented on the security situation of the country. President Ashraf Ghani Ahmad Zai has welcomed NATO Secretary General, saying we urge NATO to continue its support to Afghanistan. Ghani noted that Afghan …

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IEC Praises Media Contribution To Elections

The media commission of Independent Election Commission (IEC) awarded certificates of appreciation to Ariana News reporters and many other private media companies for contributing to the recent Presidential and Provincial elections. According to IEC officials, the media provided outstanding report from electoral process and helped encourage people to go for …

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Security forces take preparations against terrorism: MoI

NATO has enough assisted heavy weapons to Afghan Police, said the ministry of interior affairs. The interior ministry said that by these weapon equipment they are taking preparations for summer battles. Afghan Police says about the fifteen percent of the reduction of insecurity all across Afghanistan but at the same …

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President’s Visit of China Creates a Long-Term Strategic Conundrum

Last week, Afghanistan’s new President, Ashraf Ghani, traveled to China for his first state visit abroad. Mr. Ghani’s calculation — that Beijing could offset the decline in American and Western support — creates a long-term strategic conundrum: Can Afghanistan attract Chinese investment and security assistance while avoiding the perils of …

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NAI Opposes Fresh Restrictions on Private Media

NAI, a media supporting agency in Afghanistan, has strongly opposed the recent statement of Ministry of Information and Culture to impose fresh limitations on private media agencies. The Ministry of Information and Culture in a recent notice to media has asked all private media companies to abstain from using women …

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MPs Want President Ghani Reduce Advisers

Members of Parliament have called on President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani to reduce the number of Presidential advisers as he had already promised during his election campaigns. The lawmakers stated there were too many advisers whom the government allotted a high budget and need to be reduced. They asked President Ghani …

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Violence Against Women Law needs Serious Review:MPs

Lower house of the parliament has decided to re-review the two controversial laws of the Higher Education and Violence against Women in coming days. Several laws have been suspended including Higher Education and Violence against Women due to some Linguistic, religious and traditional issues in lower and upper houses of …

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