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Minister Usmani Faces Travel Ban at Kabul Airport

The Presidential Palace (ARG) has apparently ordered travel ban against Minister of Energy and Water Ali Ahmad Usmani from leaving Kabul. Based on Ariana News findings, ARG’s travel ban-order against Usmani came after the Minister was about to leave Kabul for inauguration of power stab-station in Khulm district  of northern …

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Modi, Putin Agree to Work Together in Afghanistan

India and Russia have agreed to work jointly on possibly a development project in Afghanistan, an Indian newspaper reported Thursday. The agreement comes during six hours of one-on-one conversation between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi earlier this week. According to the Indian Express, Modi proposed …

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Taliban Kills Former PC Member in Ghor

Ghulam Yahya Khan, a former provincial council member has been killed by the Taliban in Chahardara district of northern Ghor province, officials confirmed Wednesday. The provincial police spokesman Iqbal Nezami said that Yahya Khan who was also a pro-government tribal elder killed after the Taliban attacked the center of the …

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Kabul-Istanbul Air Corridor Inaugurated

In a further boost to bilateral connectivity, the air corridor between Afghanistan and Turkey was inaugurated on Tuesday. Expanding the cargo corridor, the inaugural flight departed from Kabul International Airport to Istanbul with 15 tonnes of dried fruits and carpets.   At the inauguration ceremony, the Minister of Commerce and Industry said …

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Dozens of Taliban Militants Killed, Injured in Ghazni’s Ajristan District

More than 40 Taliban militants have been killed and dozens more wounded in Ajristan district of southeastern Ghazni province, local officials said Monday. Confirming the incident, the provincial governor’s spokesman Mohammad Arif Noori said the militants were killed during the Afghan security forces’ operations in Ajristan district.  According to the …

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