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Explosion In Baghlan, Causalities Feared

A strong bomb blast took place in the Baghlan-e-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, officials confirmed. The district chief of Baghlan-e-Markazi, Gowhar Khan Baburi, confirmed the explosion that took place a few moments ago around 10:20am Monday. However he denied providing details on the incident. But the eyewitnesses have said …

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Upper house blames Pakistan for clear interfering

Senate in the upper house of the parliament has declared Pakistan for the recent digging along the Duran-lines a clear interfering in Afghanistan affairs. They have also understood this action carried out by Pakistan as political game towards Afghanistan. Head of senate members Fazil Hadi Muslimyar has demanded the Government …

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Lawyers Union Accuses IEC of Breaching Law

Lawyers Union of Afghanistan has declared illegal the final result of Presidential Election which is going to be announced probably this week by the election commission.   The lawyers on Sunday accused the IEC commissioners of incompetence and demanded the commissioners to resign from their positions.   “The final result …

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Police Needs Public Cooperation To Ensure safety: MoI

The ministry of interior affairs has asked the people to cooperate with the Afghan National Police-ANP- for the betterment of the security situation.   MoI spokesman Sideeq Siddequi said during a consultative workshop on development of civilian policing model that betterment of security situation was linked to public cooperation.   …

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Karzai Meets Both Candidates Separately

President Hamid Karzai has separately met with both presidential contenders in the presidential palace and talked over the Election challenges and establishment of the National Unity Government and invited both to have joint session again. Both presidential campaigners have confirmed the political debates have been cut off and negotiations and …

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IEC Close To Announce Final Result

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has said the final result of second round of Presidential Election will be announced soon. IEC officials said Sunday that a final decision on the fate of 1.4 percent of total votes would be made Sunday and later the final result of the polls would …

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ICC World Cup Trophy Arrives in Kabul

Touring all the participating countries prior to beginning of matches, the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2015 World Cup Trophy has arrived in Afghan capital Kabul. The trophy landed in Kabul International Airport on Saturday (September 13) welcomed by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). Afghanistan took a further step in a …

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Women’s Rights In Badakhshan In Jeopardy

Afghan women are no strangers to gender-based violence. For decades now, violent crimes against women have been heading for epic proportions, as young girls are forced into marriage, wives and daughters are abused, and women are dealt harsh punishments for ‘moral crimes’. Statistics about violence against women in Badakhshan is …

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Atta Muhammad Noor threatens protest over dispute election

A powerful backer of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, Atta Muhammad Noor said on Thursday his supporters would launch street protests and occupy government buildings if they were unhappy with the outcome of a disputed election. Atta Mohammad Noor, a supporter of Abdullah said there would be civil unrest if …

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Gunmen cuts off ears of a bride in Takhar

Unidentified gunmen cut off ears of a bride after killing her husband in Takhar province, said local officials. Officials noted that the unidentified gunmen had taken all jewelries and dowry of the bride. Local officials said that the murder took place in Ghabar Ghazi area of Talaqan and police have …

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NATO airstrike killed 13 Afghan civilians

A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 13 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking strong condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticized the conduct of the NATO forces now leaving the country. Civilian casualties have been a source of recurring tension between the U.S. and the Afghan …

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