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52 Militants Killed in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say that at least 52 militants have been killed in two separate incidents in southern Helmand and eastern Nangarhar provinces of Afghanistan. In a statement, the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) said that at least 25 Taliban militants were killed in clashes with police forces in Helmand province. …

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IEC Delays Afghanistan’s Presidential Election Until July 20

Afghanistan’s presidential election has been delayed until July 20, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Sunday. The presidential election which was originally scheduled for April 20, was delayed after problems raised in using a biometric system and finalizing results of Afghan parliamentary elections. According to the IEC Chief Abdul …

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Qaisari Released with ‘Official’ Order of NDS Chief

Intelligence Chief Massoum Stanekzai has “officially” ordered the Attorney General’s office to release Nizamuddin Qaisari, the former police chief of Faryab’s Qaisar district, according to an official letter obtained by Ariana News. Qaisari was freed from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) detention on Friday evening after serving about six …

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Turkey to Buy 300Kg of Afghan Saffron

The Ministry of Agriculture says the export of Afghan Saffron to markets in abroad has increased, stressing that Turkey is ready to buy 300 kilograms of saffron from Afghanistan. “Several countries have shown willingness to buy Afghan saffron including Turkey which is set to buy about 300kg of the saffron …

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