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UN Warns 63 Percent of Afghan Women Lack Identity Papers

The United Nations Women office warns that 63 percent of Afghan women lack the identity documents which will negatively impact and create barriers for their participation in elections. The United Nations Women representative in Kabul urged Afghan government and electoral institutions to provide the circumstances for broader participation of Afghan …

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Ghor Protest Enters its 11th day, Protesters Warn of Conquering Gov’t Organs

Protest in northern Ghor province continued for a eleventh consecutive day on Monday; the protesters warned of conquering the government institutions. Protesters demand construction of the Herat-Ghor-Kabul highways road and Puza Leech dam as well as supply of electricity in the province. The President’s Senior Advisor on Provincial Affairs pledged …

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Abdullah: Russia Claims U.S. Has Made Daesh in Afghanistan

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says Russia claims U.S. has created Daesh (Islamic State) in Afghanistan. “Recently one of their [Russian] security officials visited Afghanistan,… they said clearly that Daesh, specially Daesh in Afghanistan is U.S. made,” Abdullah said in response to a question regarding Russia’s contacts with the Taliban …

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