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NATO Sends 200 Soldiers in Farah Province

NATO deploys some 200 soldiers, mainly Italians to Afghanistan’s western Farah province to train and advise the local forces, official confirmed. “At the request of the Farah provincial governor, Gen. John Nicholson (top US commander in Afghanistan) has authorized approximately 200 coalition members to support Afghan National Defense and Security …

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Iran’s Ex-President Rafsanjani Dies Aged 82

Iran’s ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died at the age of 82 as a result of a heart attack. Rafsanjani was an influential Iranian politician who was the fourth president of his country from 1989 to 1997. He played an important role in the 1979 Iran’s revolution but later in …

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Senators Suggest Termination of US-Afghan Pact

A number of Afghan senators on Sunday accused the United States of America for playing a dual policy against Afghanistan in regard to bringing peace and stability to the war-torn country. The House of Elders suggested that Afghanistan should review or cancel the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) signed between Kabul …

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300 US Marines to Deploy in Helmand

The United States will send a new task force of military advisers to southern Helmand province this spring, US senior Marine officers said. About 300 US Marines with a unit called Task Force Southwest will deploy, advising the Afghan army’s 215th Corps and Afghan national police with the 505th Zone. …

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Gov’t Fails to Meet Challenges: MPs

The government of Afghanistan has been unable to prevent enemies plots as it has sacrificed the national interest and will of people for the sake of its weak policies, a number of Afghan lawmakers said on Saturday. “The government neglects its main responsibilities. Forgetting the nation, the leaders are involved …

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Afghanistan Continues to Face Challenges: Kerry

Afghanistan continues to face challenges today even as the unity government in the war-torn country has kept alive the chances of future progress, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. “We played a pivotal role in forging a national unity government in Afghanistan that, while still facing challenges, …

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CEO Stresses on Parliamentary System in Afghanistan

Chief Executive Officer, Abdullah Abdullah has criticized obstacles for holding a Loya Jirga, saying he is supporting a parliamentary system in Afghanistan. Abdullah says brining amendment in the constitution is the main clauses of the political agreement which no decision has been made regarding it. He emphasized that the constitutions …

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