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Ghani Accepts Resignation of NDS Chief

President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of Afghanistan’s intelligence chief Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, the presidential palace confirmed on Thursday. Apparently, the Afghan intelligence chief presented his resignation letter to President Ashraf Ghani after NDS forces accused of killing four brothers in an operation in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday …

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UN Envoy Calls For End to Violence in Afghanistan

The UN Envoy to Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto in a statement on Tuesday calls on fighting parties to stop violence in Afghanistan.  The UNAMA chief said that the violence during this week across Afghanistan underscores the urgency of ending the conflict through a negotiated settlement. “The suffering of the Afghan people …

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Airstrike Kills Civilians in Helmand

At least three civilians have been killed and eight others injured as a result of airstrikes in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, an official said on Monday. Provincial governor spokesman Omar Zwak said that the incident took place last night in Gerishk district of the province. He added that the …

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Protesters Close Kabul – Gardiz Highway in Logar

Hundreds of protesters on Wednesday closed Kabul – Gardiz highway, accusing the Afghan forces of killing eight civilians in an airstrike. Protesters claimed that Afghan intelligence operatives have killed eight civilians including women and children during an operation in Muhammad Agha district on Tuesday night. Demonstrators called on the government to …

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