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Grenade Attack in Kabul Leaves 5 Wounded

Grenade Attack in Kabul Leaves 5 Wounded

KABUL – Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and a civilian were injured in a hand grenade attack in Kabul on Monday morning. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior ministry, said the grenade blast occurred in the Qasaba area of the city and the number of casualties could rise. Rahimi …

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Car Bomb Blast Kills Seven in Kabul

Car Bomb Blast Kills Seven in Kabul

KABUL – At least seven people were killed and 10 others, including four foreign nationals, were wounded in Kabul on Wednesday, when a van packed with explosive targeted a vehicle belonging to a foreign security company, Afghan security officials said. Nasrat Rahimi, an Interior Ministry spokesperson, said at least seven …

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Pakistan Foreign Secretary, ISI Chief Visit Kabul

Pakistan Foreign Secretary, ISI Chief Visit Kabul

KABUL – Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held talks with Afghan intelligence chief, national security adviser and acting foreign minister in Kabul in a bid to ease the growing tensions between the two countries, a local news outlet reported on …

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SIGAR Reports More than $3 Billion Corruption in Afghan Energy Sector

SIGAR

KABUL – The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) announced Wednesday that from $4 billion Aid, that international community had funded in Afghan Energy Sector since 2002, the Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) accounts $183 million, BBC Persian reported Wednesday. In its report about Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the …

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Ghani’s Peace Plan is “Unrealistic Wish List”: Abdullah

Abdullah Abdullah

KABUL – Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah during an Exclusive interview with AFP called President Ghani’s 7-Point Peace Plan an “unrealistic wish list”. Abdullah Abdullah said: “To be honest, nobody has taken the so-called seven-points plan as a plan… it’s rather a Wish list.” AFP reported that Ghani’s proposal has been …

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19 Polio Cases Registered in Afghanistan: MoPH

Afghanistan

KABUL- Nineteen positive polio cases have so far been registered this year countrywide, with officials blaming the conflict and lack of awareness for the virus existence, Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) officials said on Thursday. The officials added that all cases were reported in the eastern and southern regions of …

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