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Finance Ministry Adviser Injured In Kundoz Blast

At least three people including the adviser of the ministry of finance were injured as a result of bomb blast in northern Kundoz province. Police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Hussaini confirmed the incident that took place around 9:20 am Monday morning. He added Muhammad Zahir Khanzada, finance ministry adviser, was targeted …

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ISAF Troops Attacked In Kabul, 1 Killed, 4 Injured

A strong bomb blast targeting foreign troops’ convoy occurred in precinct 9th of capital Kabul, officials said Monday. Kabul Police Chief General Zahir Zahir confirmed the incident, saying 1 person was killed and four others were injured in the explosion. Denying confirming whether foreign soldiers were harmed in the blast, …

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Fighting In Balkh Police HQ Ended, Militants Killed

The fighting between the security forces and armed attackers ended after two hours of fierce gun battle in the compound of Police Headquarter in northern Balkh province, officials said. Police HQ spokesman, Sher Jan Durrani, confirmed the clashes ended with both the militants—wearing police uniform—gunned down. He denied commenting on …

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Seven Persons Related to Kabul Bank case arrested

The Afghanistan Supreme Court Office has sent thirty one dossiers for those persons involved in Kabul Bank case to appeals court in Kabul on Saturday. Officials in Supreme Court have demanded the justice and judicial departments to review their cases fairly and honestly. Afghanistan supreme court spokesman Basir Azizi also …

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US should do more effort to bring peace in the country: HPC

Afghanistan High Peace Council said that by signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul-Washington, America should do more effort to bring peace in the country. Muhammad Esmael Qasem Yar, Afghan High Peace Council International Adviser said that peace will come to the country up to the next six months …

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US sold 16 G222 airplanes to an Afghan Construction Company

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR said that its defense department converted $486 million worth of airplanes into scrap metal which it sold to an Afghan construction company for $32,000. In a statement released from John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction office, airplanes worth …

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Ghani visited Pul-e Charkhi prison to solve prisoner’s problems

President Ashraf Ghani Ahmad Zai visited Pul-e Charkhi prison and meet with the prisoners. President Ghani visited Pul-e Charkhi prison late Wednesday and discussed about the prisoners issues. In a statement from the presidential palace media office, the Pul-e Charkhi inmates claimed that they have been imprisoned for years without …

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Ghani condemns Lashkargah’s attack in Helmand

President Ashraf Ghani Ahmad Zai condemned Lashkargah’s attack in the capital of Helmand in the strongest terms. On Wednesday, a car bomb went off in the capital of southern Helmand province that killed 3 civilians including a child and wounded 18 others. President of Afghanistan condemned such terrorist attacks and …

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SIGAR expresses concern over salary of Afghan police

The Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, disclosed a series of letter exchanges, the administrator of the U.N. Development Program (UNDP), detailing the allegations. SIGAR expressed concern about the Afghan government’s payment of inflated salaries, and payments to “ghost employees” who never worked and said …

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Paghman rapist to be executed on Wednesday

The Paghman rape and dacoity culprits are decided to be hanged to death in Pul-e-Charkhi Prison of Kabul. The ministry of interior affairs said that the Paghman convicts will be executed Wednesday. The interior ministry is said to consider the failure of executing these convicts will cause such crimes increase. …

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Impunity To Offenders Damage Police Gains: MoI

The Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoI) officials strongly criticize government’s policy of exempting powerful offenders from punishment, believing impunity to criminals demoralizes the police forces. In a press conference Tuesday in Kabul, the Police Chief of Kabul, General Zahir Zahir, noted the police had the ability to curb offenders but …

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