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Afghans Express Optimisms on Joint Declaration

Afghan political and civil society experts have expressed their optimisms on signing the joint declaration by the both Presidential candidates. A number of the Afghans have declared the second visits of the secretary state of US John Kerry for ending the Presidential Election disputes in Afghanistan, They have also warned …

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Nuristan security Fragile: Local residents claim

A number of the tribal leaders have accused the Government for not ensuring security for Nuristan Province. They have said, “if the Government of Afghanistan doesn’t ensure security for the entire Province some of the districts will go under the Taliban control and even turmoil will be expanded into North …

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Kabul Police Vehicle Attack

One civilian was killed and one other was injured Saturday afternoon in a magnetic bomb blast near municipality district 1 of capital Kabul, officials said. A police vehicle came under the attack, however civilians were harmed in the explosion, said Kabul police spokesman. Further details will be provided as soon …

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UNAMA Accused of Censorship

Ariana News and dozens of other media outlets have accused UNAMA of censorship and partiality after it didn’t allow TV channels except one private channel to cover Friday’s important event. Yesterday (Friday) a very important press conference between the Presidential candidates and US State Secretary John Kerry was held in …

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Ghani, Abdullah agree on government of national unity

Afghanistan’s feuding presidential candidates in a joint press conference agreed Friday to resolve their election dispute and making a government of national unity. Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan presidential contender in the press conference and in presence of John Kerry and the two electoral teams has said that they have agreed …

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19 Taliban killed in Paktia

In 2 separate operations of the Afghan national army in Roqyan village of Zazay district of Paktia province, 19 armed Taliban were killed, said officials. Ahmad Jawid Salim, spokesman of the Afghan national army has said that No Afghan forces and civilians were harmed in the incident.

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Auditing process halted due to physical clashes

The auditing process of all votes cast temporarily halted due to physical clashes among the observers of the two presidential contenders. Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team accused the international observers of supporting the rival team and Abdullah’s electoral team accused the independent election commission (IEC) of supporting Ghani’s team. It has …

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2 women shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Jawzjan

Two women last night were shot dead Afghan Tapa village of Sheberghan province by unidentified gunmen, officials said. Jawzjan police commander has confirmed the deaths, said the reason for their murder is unclear and an investigation is underway. Jawzjan police commander, Faqir Muhammad Jawzjani noted that the two women named …

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EU Condemns Kabul Insider Attack

The European Union Special Representative, Franz-Michael Melbin, has condemned yesterday’s attack on Afghan and international troops in west of Kabul. A man dressed in Afghan Army uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghan National Military Academy of Kabul, killing a senior US general and wounding 15 others, including Afghan …

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Dozens of Insurgents Attack Musa Qala of Helmand

Dozens of armed militants have once again attacked on southern Helmand, this time on Musa Qala district, similar attack on Sangin district earlier this month. Spokesman of Helmand governor, Omar Zowak, confirmed that the attack of insurgents was similar to attack last month on Sangin district in which hundreds of …

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Karzai Condemns Qargha Military Camp Attack

President Hamid Karzai has condemned the attack on US and Afghan military trainers Tuesday at a military camp in Qargha, west of Kabul. A man dressed in Afghan Army uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghan National Military Academy of Kabul, killing a senior US general and wounding 15 …

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Britain Ready To Send Troops To Afghanistan After 2014

Britain Chief of the General Staff, General Peter Wall has said that British troops could return to Afghanistan if the country once again becomes a haven for the terrorist groups or Taliban return to power. General Peter Wall noted that if the situation changes and the Taliban insurgency gains ground, …

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Landslide in Takhar kills 3 Afghans

Local officials in Takhar province have said that at least 3 members of a family are feared dead and 3 others wounded after a mountainside collapsed causing a massive landslide in Chahe Abb district of Takhar province. Those who were caught by the catastrophic landslip were from the Chahe Abb …

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Reporters Still Not Safe: NAI

NAI, agency supporting open media in Afghanistan, has expressed deep concerns about the life and job safety of reporters. NAI officials said Tuesday that the security issues and continued fighting between the forces and militants have jeopardized more the safety of journalists. These concerns were made after a news reporter …

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Body of missing woman found in Baghlan

The body of a 22 year old woman who had been reported missing was found in the river of Tala and Barfak district of Baghlan, said local officials. Tala and Barfak chief district said that the reason for the woman’s murder is still unclear and no charges were immediately announced …

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