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23 Killed In Herat Road Mishap

At least 23 people were died and three others wounded in a traffic accident in western Herat province early Sunday morning. Director of traffic department of Herat has confirmed the road mishap, saying the accident took place in Maslakh area when a passenger vehicle collided with a freight vehicle. Ghulam …

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Narcotic cultivation empowers Taliban Warns: Din Mohd

Ministry of counter Narcotic drugs Din Mohammad Mubariz Rashidi has warned that Narcotic cultivations empowers Taliban ranks financially. He claimed the following group is using the current financial supports to keep the war fire flaming in Afghanistan. Mr. Mubariz insisted that serious measurements and acts from the Afghan Government and …

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Final Result To Come This week: IEC

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said the final result of Presidential Election will be announced in next five or six days. IEC spokesman Noor Muhammad Noor said Saturday that discussions were underway to put an end to remaining stages of vote audit and also finalize the date for announcing …

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51 Killed, Wounded In Jalalabad Blast

A compound of Afghan intelligence agency called National Directorate of Security (NDS) was attacked early Saturday morning in eastern Jalalabad, officials confirmed. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of NDS building around 4:30 am, governor’s spokesman said. Referring from reporting on death toll, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai stated …

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Auditing process to be complete by Sep.10: Yan Kubish

United Nations special envoy in Kabul, Yan Kubish said that the auditing process is going well but completing the audit process would not be possible by Sep.2, when president Karzai wants his successor to be inaugurated. UN top diplomat expressed hope in an interview with Hamid Karzai that the auditing …

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Faryab inhabitants criticize government’s policies against Taliban

A number of inhabitants in Ghormach and Qaisar districts urged government for serious measures to provide security. Residents of these districts criticized the government’s policies but praised security forces measures against the recent Taliban attacks. However, some of them said that in the last 10 days conflict Ghormach inhabitants have …

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Death of British soldier in helicopter crash ruled an accident

The death of a British soldier killed along with two Canadian troops when a helicopter crashed on take-off in Afghanistan was an accident. The aircraft carrying passenger Captain Ben Babington-Browne, 27, burst into flames after hitting the ground at forward operating base (FOB) Mescall in Zabul Province. Capt Babington-Browne had …

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Afghanistan to have new president next week

Afghanistan will have a new president up to the next week, but the final result of election will not be pleasant for Afghan people, said Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team. Safia Sediqqi, member of Ghani’s electoral team and Shukria Barakzai, Member of Parliament emphasized that Afghanistan will have new president up …

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25 complaints filed from Ghani’s electoral team: IECC

The independent electoral complaint commission (IECC) has received 25 complaints from Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team about the invalidation of votes. IECC spokesman said that Abdullah’s electoral team has not recorded any complaints to the decision of election commission. “Tomorrow the public hearing to address the complaints of presidential contenders will …

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Four Tribal Leaders killed one injured in Farah

Taliban have killed four tribal leaders and injured the other on in Farah Province early this noon. Afghan National Army source said,” the following persons have gone to resolve some of the disputes existed in between Taliban and residents in Balabulok district in Shamalgah area.” The sources added that the …

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Abdullah Threatens to poll out of election

Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan presidential contender is threatening to boycott a ballot audit from the country’s disputed presidential runoff, one of his top aides said Tuesday, a development that could further disrupt the already troubled process. To end the impasse, a deal was brokered for an audit of all eight …

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70 % of Nuristan under Taliban’s control

70 percent of Nuristan province is under the control of Taliban insurgents, who cut off to the provincial capital, an official said Monday, warning of a humanitarian disaster if the government does not act soon. The lack of security has raised concerns of Nuristan inhabitants who said security forces weakness, …

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