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Minister Usmani Faces Travel Ban at Kabul Airport

The Presidential Palace (ARG) has apparently ordered travel ban against Minister of Energy and Water Ali Ahmad Usmani from leaving Kabul. Based on Ariana News findings, ARG’s travel ban-order against Usmani came after the Minister was about to leave Kabul for inauguration of power stab-station in Khulm district  of northern …

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Suicide Attack Foiled in Laghman: NDS

Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested a suicide bomber before carrying out an attack in eastern Laghman province, the spy agency said on Thursday. In a statement, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said a suicide bomber from the Taliban group had planned to carry out an attack in Mehtarlam City, …

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Modi, Putin Agree to Work Together in Afghanistan

India and Russia have agreed to work jointly on possibly a development project in Afghanistan, an Indian newspaper reported Thursday. The agreement comes during six hours of one-on-one conversation between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi earlier this week. According to the Indian Express, Modi proposed …

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MPs Warn Ghazni Province Might Fall to Insurgents

Parliamentarians representing Ghazni province on Wednesday warned the central government about the deteriorating security condition, adding the province is in danger of falling to Taliban insurgent group. Following a large-scale attack over Farah province in the west, the insurgents have launched major attacks over Jaghatu, Andar, Ajristan, Nawa, Qarabagh and …

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Taliban Kills Former PC Member in Ghor

Ghulam Yahya Khan, a former provincial council member has been killed by the Taliban in Chahardara district of northern Ghor province, officials confirmed Wednesday. The provincial police spokesman Iqbal Nezami said that Yahya Khan who was also a pro-government tribal elder killed after the Taliban attacked the center of the …

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President Threatened IEC Members to Resign: Dawlati

The deputy of Independent Election Commission (IEC), Maozullah Dawlati says President has pressed and threatened the commission’s members to resign from their positions. Speaking at a debate program in Ariananews TV, Dawlati revealed the intervention of President Ghani in election commission’s affairs. “President Ghani in presence of U.S. ambassador and …

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Watchdog Warns of Possible Delay in Upcoming Elections

An election watchdog on Tuesday warned of possible delay in the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections. Habibullah Shinwari, a member of the Election Watch Organization of Afghanistan said that the election will not be held at the scheduled time (October this year). According to the watchdog, lack of proper working mechanism in …

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NDS Arrests 13 Taliban Members in Nangarhar

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has arrested 13 Taliban members in Jalalabad City of Nangarhar province, the agency said Tuesday. According to a statement released, the insurgents were arrested during several military operations in the province. The detained individuals have confessed their membership with terrorist groups led by Qari …

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Kabul-Istanbul Air Corridor Inaugurated

In a further boost to bilateral connectivity, the air corridor between Afghanistan and Turkey was inaugurated on Tuesday. Expanding the cargo corridor, the inaugural flight departed from Kabul International Airport to Istanbul with 15 tonnes of dried fruits and carpets.   At the inauguration ceremony, the Minister of Commerce and Industry said …

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