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BF assisted needy families in Baghlan

Continuing winter aid program, the Bayat Foundation (BF) this time assisted foods, winter clothes and blankets to the needy families and poor people in Baghlan province. Chairman of Afghanistan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC), Amin Ramin says that in coordination with Baghlan’s migration department, they have distributed the foundation’s winter aids …

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NDS seizes explosives-laden vehicle in Paktika

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has seized two vehicles packed with explosives in southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by NDS two explosive-laden vehicles belong to the Haqqani terrorist network with 12,500 KG Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were discovered and detained …

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MoU of road construction of Farah signed

The memorandum of understanding of the road construction with the length of 12, 8 kilo meter in Anar Dara district of Farah province has been signed in between the Afghanistan Ministry of Public interests and Japan official in Kabul. Afghan officials are optimistic over the road construction saying it will …

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40 (IS) insurgents killed in Nangarhar

Afghan troops have completed an operation against militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Nangarhar Province, bordering Pakistan. The Defense Ministry said that troops killed more than 40 militants during the three-day operation in Achin district, which ended on February 14. Officials said that 18 villages were …

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UNAMA reveals 11,002 civilian casualties in 2015

The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan during 2015 are the highest recorded, the UN said today on the release of its 2015 Annual Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict. The annual report, produced by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in coordination with the UN …

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2 dead, 19 injured in Salang bus accident

2 people were killed and 19 others wounded in a bus accident in Salang highway, officials said on Wednesday. “A 404 passenger bus has plunged off in Pul Khaki area of Salang highway due to high speed and lack of snow chains,” General Mohammad Rajab Neshat, maintenance chief of Salang …

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Omarkhail appointed as new governor of Kunduz

Afghan government has appointed Asadullah Omarkhail as the new governor for northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, governmental spokesmen announced on Monday. Jawid Faisal, deputy spokesman to the Chief Executive of Afghanistan says the appointment of Mr. Omarkhail as the new governor of Kunduz was the joint decision of the National …

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