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Girls School Torched in Kabul

Girls School Torched in Kabul

KABUL – A girls school was set on fire by Taliban militants in Shakar Dara district in Kabul province early on Tuesday, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement. The incident took place at Boyazar Girls High School in Nasiri village in Shakar Dara district, the Interior Ministry’s spokesperson …

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Afghanistan Local Goods Festival Kicked off in Kabul

Afghanistan Local Goods Festival Kicked off in Kabul

KABUL – Deputy minister of finance, administrative and tourism for information and culture, Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi opened handicraft exhibition and local food festival on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Afghanistan Independence Sunday evening in Kabul. At the opening ceremony attended by a number of officials of the ministry of …

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18 Killed, 140 Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Kabul

More than Hundred Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Kabul

KABUL – At least 18 people were killed and 140 others were injured, including women and children, in a car bomb explosion that targeted a police headquarters in police district 6 (PD6) of Kabul on Wednesday morning, informed security sources revealed. The incident took place at around 9am Kabul time, …

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Bus Carrying Afghan Journalists Attacked in Kabul

Bus Carrying Afghan Journalists Attacked in Kabul

KABUL – A bus carrying journalists affiliated to a private television station in Afghanistan has been struck by a magnetic bomb pasted to the vehicle, killing two people and injuring three others, all civilians, Afghan officials said Sunday. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Sunday …

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Imran Khan May Soon Visit Kabul for Peace Process

Imran Khan May Soon Visit Kabul for Peace Process

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan may reportedly visit Afghanistan soon in a bid to enhance peace efforts as Islamabad and Washington came closer after prolonged tensions. Close aides to the premier told the Nation that PM Khan had promised to play a ‘more positive’ role in the Afghan peace …

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70 Killed or Wounded in Attack on Former Spy Chief

70 Killed or Wounded in Attack on Former Spy Chief

KABUL – As condemnations poured in against a deadly suicide and armed attack on a key presidential election candidate in Afghanistan, officials on Monday said the death toll from last night’s stand-off surged to 20 while 50 others were wounded. The attack on the office of President Ashraf Ghani’s pick …

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Ashraf Ghani, Pompeo Agree to Accelerate Peace Efforts

Ashraf Ghani, Pompeo Agree to Accelerate Peace Efforts

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have agreed that it was time to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged Afghanistan, the US State Department said on Thursday. During a phone call on Wednesday, Pompeo assured Ghani …

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35 Killed or Wounded in Back to Back Blasts in Kabul

ARG Criticized for ‘Failing’ to Ensure People’s Safety

KABUL – Three consecutive blasts in Kabul city left 8 people dead and 27 others wounded, the Ministry of Public Health said. The Ministry of Public Health officials confirmed that the explosions killed 8 civilians including women and children. The officials further added that the blasts also wounded 27 others …

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Six Killed, 27 Injured in Kabul IED Blast

Six killed, 27 injured in Kabul IED blast

KABUL – At least six people were killed and another 27, nearly all of them civilians, were injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off near southern entrance of the Kabul University. Interior Ministry said the blast took place at 7:20 am due to an IED that was attached …

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