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Taliban Attacks Ghazni District, Killing Seven Including District Governor

At least seven people including district governor of Khwaja Omari were killed and nine others wounded in a Taliban attack in Ghazni province early Thursday morning, officials confirmed. Provincial police chief Mohammad Zaman Khosti told Ariana News that the incident took place at about 2:00 am after Taliban insurgents attacked …

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Air Strike Targets Taliban-Controlled Area, Scores Killed, Injured

Afghan forces’ airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi district of northern Kunduz province on Monday killed and injured people in large numbers, local residents claimed. Confirming the incident, a spokesman for the 20th Pamir Division Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said that the airstrike targeted Taliban headquarters in Bajaur village of the district at around 12:00 pm on Monday.  According …

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Power Supply to Kabul ‘Temporarily’ Repaired

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the country’s national power company, on Monday said that it has “temporarily” reconnected the electricity supply to the capital Kabul. Last night, the anti-government insurgent groups blew up a power transmission line in Dasht-e-Kilagay area of northern Baghlan province. Today, the Afghan security forces supported …

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Uzbekistan to Host Conference on Afghan Peace Talks Tomorrow

Uzbekistan will open a high-level international conference on Afghanistan “Peace Process, Cooperation in the Sphere of Security and Regional Interaction” in Tashkent tomorrow. The High Peace Council (HPC) says President Ashraf Ghani will attend the conference and call for the International Community’s support from an Afghan-led peace process. “Afghan officials, …

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Foreign Countries Should Not Turn Afghanistan Into Their Rivalry Hub: Iranian Envoy

Mohammad Reza Bahrami, the Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan says that foreign countries should not turn the war-torn Afghanistan into their rivalry hub. On Sunday, Mr. Bahrami said the increasing activities of terrorist groups in Afghanistan and in the region is alarming and added that regional countries should provide the ground …

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