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ICC World Cup Trophy Arrives in Kabul

Touring all the participating countries prior to beginning of matches, the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2015 World Cup Trophy has arrived in Afghan capital Kabul. The trophy landed in Kabul International Airport on Saturday (September 13) welcomed by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). Afghanistan took a further step in a …

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Women’s Rights In Badakhshan In Jeopardy

Afghan women are no strangers to gender-based violence. For decades now, violent crimes against women have been heading for epic proportions, as young girls are forced into marriage, wives and daughters are abused, and women are dealt harsh punishments for ‘moral crimes’. Statistics about violence against women in Badakhshan is …

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Atta Muhammad Noor threatens protest over dispute election

A powerful backer of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, Atta Muhammad Noor said on Thursday his supporters would launch street protests and occupy government buildings if they were unhappy with the outcome of a disputed election. Atta Mohammad Noor, a supporter of Abdullah said there would be civil unrest if …

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Gunmen cuts off ears of a bride in Takhar

Unidentified gunmen cut off ears of a bride after killing her husband in Takhar province, said local officials. Officials noted that the unidentified gunmen had taken all jewelries and dowry of the bride. Local officials said that the murder took place in Ghabar Ghazi area of Talaqan and police have …

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NATO airstrike killed 13 Afghan civilians

A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 13 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking strong condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticized the conduct of the NATO forces now leaving the country. Civilian casualties have been a source of recurring tension between the U.S. and the Afghan …

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White House Wants Candidates Accept Audit Result

White House has once again asked both the Afghan candidates to accept the result of audit of votes cast in the election runoff. Spokesman of US State Department, Jen Psaki, has said the United States hoped both the Afghan Presidential candidates remain committed to the electoral process and respect the …

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Karzai Hopeful of New Government This Week

President Hamid Karzai called on both the Presidential candidates to reach an agreement and put an end to the crises to save the war-hit Afghanistan. President Karzai said these statements in a ceremony commemorating martyr’s week and the martyrdom of National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud Tuesday in Kabul. “I am …

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Abdullah says to not accept the election result

The Afghan presidential contender, Abdullah Abdullah says does not accept results of presidential vote, talks at deadlock. Abdullah Abdullah’s electoral team warned that they will not remain silent if the government of national unity not created. They also announced their stance regarding the election process. Abdullah’s electoral team technical consultant …

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10 oppositions killed in Kundoz

In a military operation in Char Dara district of Kundoz province, 10 armed oppositions of the government were killed and 5 others were wounded, said local officials in Kundoz. Spokesman of national army in Kundoz, Ghulam Hazrat said that one of the Afghan security forces was also killed in the …

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Domestic Production declines %38: Officials say

Officials in Association Industry department of Afghanistan confirmed the decline of %38 in domestic cultivation they have declared different reasons for such big loss avoiding investments of more than $6 billion, long lasting of the second round of the presidential election, expelling of some of the workers from different firms. …

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Upper House Severely Condemns Paghman Incident

  The Upper house of the parliament on their first day of working has significantly condemned the Paghman incident and expressed deep concerns over the ongoing security, political, economy conditions of the country.   Head of Upper house Fazil Ahmad Muslimyar has demanded the Security departments to pursue their trails …

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Paghman Convicts Awarded Death Penalty

All seven suspects charged with robbery and rape cases have been awarded death penalty by the appellate court of Kabul on Sunday. The court verdict came Sunday afternoon in an open trial session of seven suspects accused of robbing and rapping four women of a family who were attacked last …

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