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Auditing process to resume on Saturday

The audit process of votes will resume by the independent election commission (IEC) on Saturday. Head of IEC in a press conference with United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan said that the process has been approved in long discussions with the 2 presidential contenders and the UN. United Nations special …

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Pakistan-Based LeT Behind Indian Consulate Attack: Karzai

President Hamid Karzai has accused a Pakistan-based militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba LeT, of attack on Indian consulate in Herat province, western Afghanistan. President Hamid Karzai made the statement in an interview to “Headlines Today” after participating in the swearing-in ceremony of new Indian Prime Minister. Before meeting with new Indian PM …

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42 More Released From Farah Central Jail

Forty-two more prisoners have been released from the central Jail of western Farah province following special pardon from President Karzai on the occasion of Mujahedeen’s Victory Day. The Jail authorities said the freed inmates were held over different crime charges but now their remaining imprisonment terms are pardoned following Presidential …

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IEC warns officials involved in electoral fraud

Independent Election Commission (IEC) has asked the Government to dismiss officials involved in electoral fraud before their names are revealed. IEC Head, Muhammad Yousif Nuristani emphasized that all high ranking officials like Governors, Security Commanders, Municipality leaders and other Government officials who were involved in cases of electoral fraud should …

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AWCC Receives Banking License From Central Bank

The central bank of Afghanistan –Da Afghanistan Bank—on Monday issued the banking license to Afghan Wireless Communication Company AWCC. The license issued as AWCC has launched “My Money” services allowing transfer of money through mobile phones, purchases, bill payments and other online payments. The My Money services has already been …

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Woman beaten to death by husband in Farah

A resident of the western province of Farah, angered at his wife’s infertility allegedly beat her to death. The woman named Khorakai, was punched and kicked by her husband till she died, said officials in Farah province. Shah Gul Sadid, Director of the Department of Women Rights and Affairs said, …

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Karzai In India For Modi’s Swearing-in Ceremony

President Hamid Karzai left Kabul on Monday for New Delhi to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of India’s new prime minister-elect Narendra Modi, India’s 15th PM. The Presidential Palace has said in a statement that President Karzai will meet some high-rank government authorities of India during the ceremony being …

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10 Insurgents Perished, 10 Wounded In Baghlan Raid

At least ten militants were killed and ten others were wounded as a result of counter-terrorism raids conducted by the security forces in northern province of Baghlan, officials said. The police of Baghlan said the operations were conducted in Baghlan-e-Markazi district where Taliban militants were forcibly taking money from the …

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11 Pakistan-Based Insurgents Detained From Kandahar

The Afghan intelligence agency called National Directorate of Security (NDS) reports of detaining eleven suicide bomb makers and trainers from southern Kandahar province. A quantity of arms and suicide vests have also been seized during the raid conducted for arresting the master trainers of suicide bombings, the source said. NDS …

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