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Ghani Arrives in Mazar to Review Local Gov’t Performance

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani entered Balkh province late on Monday after inaugurating the railway connecting Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Last night during his visits, the President has hold meetings with Atta Muhammad Noor, the acting-governor of Balkh, tribal elders, and civil society activists. Presidential spokesman, Haroon Chakhansuri has said that the …

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Afghanistan Never Becomes House of Taliban Council Leaderships: Menapal

Officials in Afghanistan presidential palace said Taliban have failed to relocate their council leaderships in Nangarhar, Helmand and Paktia provinces of Afghanistan from Pakistan, but their permanent headquarter is still outside the country. Meanwhile officials in Ministry of Defense confirmed that several Taliban council leadership committees were located in Helmand …

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Haqqani Network Commander Arrested in Paktia

Afghan intelligence operatives have detained a commander of Haqqani network in eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. On Sunday, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said, the commander was in charge of 20 militants of Haqqani network in Zurmat district of Paktia province. The detained individual was involved …

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Ghani Assures to Prosecute Naveed’s Kidnappers

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a telephone conversation with Naveed’s Father has assured that his son’s kidnappers will be publicly courted, amid residents of Farah province demanded the Government to sentence the kidnappers. The 6-year-old Naveed was kidnapped a few weeks ago from Police District 3 of the provincial …

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7 Killed by Roadside Bomb in North Afghanistan

At least seven civilians were killed on Tuesday when a vehicle ran over a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan’s Parwan province. “The vehicle of a family that was riding to a wedding ceremony in struck the bomb and all seven people from the family died,” said Ahmad Lemar Osmanyar, Parwan’s …

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