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Saturday Holiday Benefits Afghanistan in World Markets

If Saturday announced as an official weekend holiday, Afghanistan will have 50 additional days to have relations with the world countries. Afghan government cabinet has approved Friday and Saturday as official weekend holidays after it was proposed by Minister of Labor and Social Affairs to replace Thursday half-day. Afghan Ministry …

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EU Envoy Emphasize on Cordial Afg-Pak Relations

European Union Special Representative for Afghanistan, Franz Michael Mellbin says Afghanistan will think to rehabilitate its relation with Pakistan. During a speech in the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) Mellbin has said that President Ghani is committed to continue its plan to improve relations with Islamabad and retake peace …

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ANSF Recaptured Kohistanat District in Sar-e Pul

Afghan security forces retook the control of Kohistanat district in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, a local official confirmed on Saturday. Abdul Jabbar Haqbeen, acting governor of Sar-e-Pul province said Afghan security forces recaptured the district after a three-day operation. Five Taliban insurgents killed and nine others wounded while only …

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Tensions rages among Taliban leaders

Part of Taliban leaders warned Mullah Akhtar Muhamad Mansour of electing another leader if he does not delegate his authorities to Islamic Emirate Council up to the next two days. After the death of Taliban’s elusive founder Mullah Omar revealed after two years, many rifts widen in Taliban’s leadership. The …

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Suraya Paikan denies any corruption charges against her

Deputy minister of the Ministry of Labour,Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD), Suraya Paikan claims the reason for her dismissal was the government’s decision. Suraya Paikan in an interview with Ariananews is said to consider any corruption charges against her baseless. According to Paikan, the MoLSAMD leadership board decided to …

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US warns Pakistan of action against Haqqani Network

Dawn: In a move that has blocked the disbursement of the next tranche of Coalition Support Fund (CSF), the United States has told Pakistan that it would not be certifying to the Congress that its (Pakistani) counter-terrorism operation in North Waziristan damaged the Haqqani network. This was conveyed by the …

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NUG leaders never fulfill ERC demands; Analysts

Jamiat-e Islami Cultural Committee and a number of political analysts said that the leaders of National Unity Government (NUG) will never fulfill the Election Reforms Commission (ERC) demands. The committee and analysts called on ERC members to continue their works without any dependence and provides fields for electoral reforms in …

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Afghanistan celebrates 96th Independence Day

The 96th Afghan Independence Day from Britain in 1919 was celebrated with great festivity at Afghanistan’s defense ministry by President Ashraf Ghani and the Chief of Executive Officer CEO, Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday 19 August 2015. A number of senior Afghan officials and political figures attended the anniversary which was …

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Feldman: Taliban Should Choose One; Peace or War

Daniel F. Feldman, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan declared that the armed Taliban group must take a decision for continuation of war or peace. US Special Representative for Afghanistan said that the former Taliban leader, Mullah Omar’s death is an essential opportunity for decision making of Taliban. After …

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President Ghani dismisses 4 deputy ministers of MoLSAMD

President Ashraf Ghani has dismissed four deputy ministers of the Ministry of Labour,Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) over corruption charges. A source on condition of anonymity told to Ariananews that Wasel Noor Mahmand, deputy of social affairs, Hesamuddin Hamrah, deputy of work affaris, Suraya Paikan, deputy of Martyrs and …

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