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‘6,000 Afghan Schools Have No Buildings’

As many as 6,000 Afghan schools have no buildings, adding to problems that children face in getting an education in the war-torn country, officials said. Afghanistan’s education system has made significant gains since the Taliban were ousted by U.S.-led forces in 2001. However, despite of that progress, about 6,000 schools …

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NATO Foreign Ministers to Discuss Afghan Peace Tomorrow

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the allies will address topics of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan at the foreign ministers meeting tomorrow. Speaking ahead of the NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, NATO Secretary General welcomed President Ashraf Ghani’s unprecedented offer of peace talks to the Taliban insurgent …

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Taliban Kills 14 Soldiers in Kunduz

At least 14 Afghan National Army soldiers were killed and four others wounded in a Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan last night, a local official said Thursday morning. Safiullah Amiri, a member of the Kunduz provincial council told Ariana News that the incident has taken place in …

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NDS Chief Secures Parliament’s Vote of Confidence

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Chief Masoom Stanikzai on Wednesday survived the vote of confidence in the Lower House of Parliament. Stanikzai was impeached by the lawmakers to explain about the recent security situation in the country. During today’s session at the Lower House, the lawmakers divided …

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Senior Jamiat Commander Killed in Faryab Blast

Ghulam Farooq Qata, a former commander of Hezb-e-Jamiat Islami Afghanistan, has been killed in a roadside bomb blast in northwestern Faryab province, an official said Tuesday. Provincial Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish told Ariana News that last night Taliban militants attacked over Shirinak village in Almar district of the province. …

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