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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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AGO Imposes Travel Ban on Five Members of AFF

Attorney general’s office has imposed a travel ban on five members of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) including on its president Keramuddin Karim, following the investigation into alleged sexual abuse of female footballers by the staff of the federation. According to AGO spokesman, Jamshid Rasooli, the four other members of AFF …

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Halim Fedai Appointed as Khost Governor

Mohammad Halim Fedai has been appointed as governor of Khost province by President Ashraf Ghani, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said on Thursday. Fedai is originally from Paktika province. He has served as governor for Maidan Wardak and Logar provinces in the past. He holds a master degree …

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MoI Releases New Guideline for Afghan Police

The Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) released a new guideline on Wednesday and urged all of its staff members to strictly observe it. The new guideline which was introduced immediately after the appointment of former Afghan intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh as interior minister includes 11 items which are not …

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Ghani Blames Taliban for Recent Tragedy in Kabul

President Ashraf Ghani blames the Taliban insurgent group for all ongoing violence in Afghanistan. Speaking during the introduction ceremony of two anti-Taliban figures as Afghan defense and interior ministers, Ghani said that Taliban cannot distance themselves from the recent attack on civilians in Kabul. “Peace is a complicated process and …

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Afghan Presidential Election Delayed by Three Months

Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential election will be delayed for three months, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Wednesday. Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the IEC told Ariana News that the decision was made to bring necessary electoral reforms and get fully prepared for the election. Meanwhile, a source in …

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Taliban Commander Killed in Farah

At least six Taliban insurgents including a leader of the group were killed in NATO-Led Resolute Support Forces air raid in Anar Dara district of the Farah province, a security official confirmed. Muhibullah Muhib the spokesperson for the provincial police said on Wednesday that Mullah Naseer who was in charge …

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