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Taliban Commander Arrested in Takhar

A Taliban commander was arrested along with two of his men in northern Takhar province, police said Wednesday. “A terrorist named Lal Mohammad who was in charge of 20 fighters arrested in a checkpoint in Khwaja Ghar district of Takhar province,” provincial deputy chief Sayed Jahangir Keramat told Ariana News. …

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Two Daesh Foreign Fighters Killed in Nangarhar Airstrike

Two Daesh militants have been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, local official said Wednesday. Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that the airstrike was carried out in Manogan area located in Haska Mina district of the province during the last 24 hours. He added that two …

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Ghani Welcomes U.S. New Strategy, Stresses Terrorist Threats, Calls on Pakistan at UN

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s new Afghan strategy announced in August, during his speech at a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly. “With President Trump’s recent announcement of his strategy to counter terror and stabilize South Asia, Afghanistan’s enduring partnership with the United States …

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Gov’t to Probe Leaked Memo over Alleged Discrimination at President’s Office

Government will probe a “classified” document which pointed towards alleged discrimination in the appointment process of officials at the Administrative Office of the President (AOP), the Presidential Palace (ARG) said Tuesday. The document was reportedly shared by Sawabdin Makhkash, the Deputy Chief of Monitoring and Observation at AOP via Telegram …

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Ghani Leaves to Turkmenistan for Official Visit

President Ashraf Ghani leading a high-level government delegation left Kabul to Turkmenistan on an official visit this morning. The Presidential Palace in a press release said that besides meeting Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, President Ghani will also attend the inauguration of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. The statement …

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