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President Ghani Condemns CIA Torture Report

President Ashraf Ghani in a press conference said on late Wednesday that reports of CIA torture at a detention center in Afghanistan violated all norms of human rights in the world. President Ashraf Ghani demanded to know how many Afghans were among those subjected to painful and humiliating interrogations. President …

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EU Celebrates Human Rights Day

The EU is a world leader in upholding human rights, in principle and in practice. The theme for this year’s International Human Rights Day – Human Rights 365 – reflects the aspiration that everyone, everywhere, at all times, is entitled to the full range of human rights. In a declaration …

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MPs regret BSA Agreement quick ratification

A number of Afghan lawmakers believe that they have hurried in Kabul-Washington Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and NATO Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) ratifications after a senior TTP leader surrendered to Pakistan by American Forces. Afghan Security officials were summoned to the Internal Security Commission of Afghan Parliament on Monday …

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Afghan Government must watch Human Rights of Women: AIHRC

Sima Samar, Chairwoman of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) during the commemoration ceremony of International Human Rights Day on Wednesday criticized incuriosity to save human values and asked the government to pay serious attention especially to the Human Rights of Women in Afghanistan. She believes that required attention has …

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US violates Afghanistan Sovereignty explicitly: Spanta

Afghanistan previous National Security Advisor, Rangin Dadfar Spanta intensively criticized the United States for handing over a senior Pakistani Taliban Leader, Latifullah Mahsoud to Pakistan and called it an explicit violation of Afghanistan sovereignty. During a special interview with Ariana News Dr. Spanta said,” The U.S. military forces did not …

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Upper House Approves 1394 Budget Fiscal Year

Upper house of the parliament has approved the budget for 1394 fiscal year after long discussion made in the house on Tuesday. Deputy Head of the senate said, “the following budget is unfair and unbalanced it needs some reformation, consultancy and advises of the senators for better working.” Senator Zalimay …

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Media Commission of IEC releases Final Monitoring Report

Media Commission of Independent Election Commission believes that without reforms in Electoral Law and Electoral Systems people participation in the upcoming elections will be very weak. The Commission presented their final 2014  elections media monitoring report and asked to form a permanent Media Commission for IEC. According to Afghan Electoral …

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Islamic Banking System agreement signed

Officials in chamber of commerce and industry said,” due to lack of Islamic banks in Afghanistan about 60% of Afghan businessmen to receive loans from abroad” They have signed an agreement with an Arabic company to expand Islamic bank systems in the country. Officials in chamber of commerce and industry …

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Acting local governors new challenge beside cabinet

A number of lawmakers believe that Acting Governors are another challenge for the people of Afghanistan and President Ghani must introduce the new governors imminently. Adding that according to the Law acting governors will be illegitimate after two months. Currently there are 33 acting governors since two months while the …

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Maiwand District Attack claimed 17 causalities

A group of armed militants wearing police uniforms have stormed in security headquarter of Maiwand district of Kandahar Province early mid noon on Monday. The Governor spokes person Samim Khpulwak has confirmed the attack and said ,”one suicide bomber has detonated his explosive vest at the Mainwand district security headquarter …

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