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Five Herat Municipality Employees Arrested Over Corruption Charges

Five employees of Herat municipality have been arrested on corruption charges and referred to judiciary institutions, local officials said Wednesday. The security forces have arrested the individuals after being found guilty of forging municipal tariffs received from cargo vehicles in Herat City.  Confirming administrative corruption inside the Herat municipality, mayor …

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Lower House Summons IEC Chairman

The Lower House of Parliament has summoned the head of Independent Election Commission (IEC) to explain the challenges ahead of holding the upcoming elections. The lawmakers have stated that the constitution is clearly violated in the electoral process and nearly 50 percent of people cannot participate in the election process …

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Gailani Persists in His Stand, Warns of Crisis

The head of the National Solidarity Movement, Sayed Ishaq Gailani has defended his recent remarks in favor of Pakistan. Gailani at a meeting in Islamabad said that the Afghan government provides the context for India to interfere in Pakistan using Afghanistan soil.  The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Monday summoned …

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AIHRC Survey Reveals 16% Sexual Abuse of Children

According to a survey conducted by Afghanistan’s Human Rights Commission in 25 provinces of the country, 16 percent of child labor have experienced sexual abuse in Afghanistan. “28 percent of the interviewers have told they are forced into hazardous labor,” Chairman of Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) Sima Samar …

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Narcotics Become a Silent Tsunami in Afghanistan

Narcotic Drug is said to be the third major challenge in front of the Afghan government after the on-going war and administrative corruption. According to figures, about three million people including women and children are addicted to drugs in Afghanistan. Officials in a drug treatment center on Kabul-Jalalabad road where …

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