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Suicide Bomber Kills Three Security Forces in Kandahar

Suicide bomber kills three security forces in Kandahar

KANDAHAR – A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed military vehicle on the approach to the provincial governor’s residence and police headquarters in the Afghan province of Kandahar on Wednesday, killing at least three people, local authorities said in a statement. “At around 4 a.m., a suicide bomber driving a …

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New Governors Appointed, Cabinet Member Not Finalized

New Governors Appointed, Cabinet Members Not Finalized

KABUL – The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Wednesday said that eleven governors have been appointed by the Afghan government in less than three months. The IDLG spokesperson said that the appointments were made on the basis of separate orders by the president and in response to the …

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Deh Yak District Police Chief Killed in a Mine Blast

Deh Yak District Police Chief Killed in a Mine Blast

GHAZNI – Ghazni’s Deh Yak district police chief, Habibullah, was killed in a roadside mine blast on Wednesday morning, said the office of the provincial governor in a statement. The incident happened as Habibullah was on the way to support security forces in a fight with the Taliban in the …

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7 Afghan Police Officers Killed in Two Different Attacks

7 Afghan police officers killed in 2 different attacks

JALALABAD – A suicide car bomber targeted an Afghan police convoy in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, killing four officers, including a police commander, a local official said. Three other officers were killed in an attack in the country’s south. The suicide bombing, which struck at a market in …

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Afghan Provinces to Have Female Deputy Governors

Afghanistan provinces to have female deputy governors

KABUL – Each of 34 provinces in Afghanistan will have a female deputy governor, a presidential spokesperson said on Monday. The decision was made during the cabinet meeting. The Independent Directorate of Local Governance has been instructed to create the new posts, presidential spokesperson Sediq Sediqi said in a press …

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