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Taliban-Designated Governor Among 8 Killed In Herat

A shadow-governor of the Taliban for Herat province has been killed along with a senior Taliban Quetta Shura member and 6 other militants in the western province, security sources said. National Directorate of Security (NDS)—Afghanistan’s intelligence agency—directorate in Herat province declared Tuesday that the shadow-governor named Abdul Rahman Nika had …

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Canada Welcomes Afghanistan’s National Unity Government

The Canadian foreign affairs ministry has issued a statement welcoming the agreement between Presidential candidates on establishing national unity government. The Presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai signed the agreement Sunday noon in a ceremony attended by President Karzai, cabinet members and civil society activists. “Canada welcomes the …

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UN Welcomes National Unity Government

The United Nations has welcomed the agreement signed yesterday (Sunday) by the two presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, to establish a government of national unity as an important step to move the country towards a period of stability. “The uncertainty of the past months has …

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Agreement On Unity government Signed

Both the Presidential candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, have signed the proposed agreement to form a joint government of national unity. The historic event that took place Sunday around 12pm noon was attended by the outgoing President Hamid Karzai, cabinet members, former Jihadi leaders and civil society activists. …

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Agreement between the 2 candidates may signs today

Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team has said that they are expected that the agreement between the two presidential candidates sign today. Spokesman of Ghani’s electoral team said to media outlets that now there are very little differences between the two candidates and both electoral teams are close to reach an agreement. …

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30 armed Taliban killed in a series of operations in Paktia

In a series of special operations of Afghanistan National Army in Sada Keli area of Niki district of Paktia province 30 armed Taliban were killed, local officials said. Spokesman of National army, Jawed Salim noted that most of the dead were Pakistani Taliban. Salim added that Afghan forces have gained …

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Afghanistan asks Washington for $537 million bailout

The Afghanistan government says it’s broke — so broke it’s asking the U.S. for an immediate $537 million bailout. The Afghan government is blaming its financial woes on the stalemated election results. Secretary of America, John Kerry was in Afghanistan a month ago trying to arrange a unity government, but …

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Bashardost accused of spying

Wolesi Jirga has summoned Wednesday the minister of defense, minister of interior and officials of National Directorate Security (NDS) to the Parliament. Wednesday’s session in Wolesi Jirga was drawn to tensions due to verbal disputes between the minister of defense and a number of Parliament members. Afghan defense minister Bismillah …

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Both contenders present another scheme for disagreements

The two presidential candidates met each other Tuesday and presented another scheme for the remained disagreements. According to the two electoral teams, both candidates worked on disagreements of the first scheme in today’s meeting that the biggest difference between the two candidates is the distribution of power in the form …

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