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Flood kills 7 people in Khost

Seven people including women and children lost their lives in flash downpour and flash floods that showered the eastern Khost province on Monday, officials said. “The flash flooding has hit two vehicles in Yaqobi area of Sabri district,” deputy governor of Khost, Shir Padsha Urgoni, told Ariana News. He added …

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Afghanistan gets more armed MD 530F helicopters

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) has received into service a further five MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior (‘Jengi’ [Warrior]) light attack platforms, the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing/Train, Advise, Assist Command – Air (TAAC-Air) announced in mid-July.   The helicopters arrived at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul …

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Ghani, Dunford discussed enhancing military cooperation

Chairman of U.S. joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday and reassured support to Afghanistan, a Presidential Palace statement said. “General Dunford reassured his country’s enduring support to Afghanistan particularly to the Afghan security forces during the meeting,” the statement added. During …

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Gov’t failed on saving children being married: IHRC

Officials in Independent Human Rights Commission IHRC have stated that children marriages graph increased comparing to last year, since the Government of Afghanistan have failed to fulfill its political commitments saving underage children marriages in the country. Meanwhile  officials in Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs despite of defending the …

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UN demands Afghan gov’t to announce election timeline

United Nations Organization Special envoy for Afghanistan has demanded the Afghan Government to determine the date for the Parliamentary and council district Election, after visiting Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani saying $ 10 million dollar was allocated from the Government budget for the Election expenditure. Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani …

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