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Ghani rules probe into Ghazni attack

Ghani rules probe into Ghazni attack

17 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: President Ghani has ruled a thorough probe on conspiracies surrounding the rampage on southern Ghazni city, as government forces have retaken full control of the city. A... The post Ghani rules probe into Ghazni attack appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Editorial: Children caught in misery

Editorial: Children caught in misery

16 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

The situation of children is an unmitigated melancholy. Children of Afghanistan continuously bear the brunt of an imposed and uncalled-for war. They are suffering from a conflict to... The post Editorial: Children caught in misery appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Pakistani fighters in Ghazni; UN should be told

Pakistani fighters in Ghazni; UN should be told

15 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: The members of parliament say that the presence of foreign fighters in the Ghazni war should be documented and reported to the United Nations. Pakistani nationals were... The post Pakistani fighters in Ghazni; UN should be told appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Watchdog accuses govt. of censoring information

Watchdog accuses govt. of censoring information

15 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: The media supporting organization (NAI) accused the government of escaping from sharing information with the media outlets, saying it (the government) censors information. Mojib Khalvatgar, head of... The post Watchdog accuses govt. of censoring information appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Pol-e-Charkhi prisoners on hunger strike

Pol-e-Charkhi prisoners on hunger strike

15 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: Inmates in the Pol-e-Charkhi prison continue hunger strike, saying they were deprived of presidential amnesty orders, transferring them to the jails in their respective provinces, misbehavior by... The post Pol-e-Charkhi prisoners on hunger strike appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Baghlan attack; 16 security personnel martyred, 19 missing

15 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: Some 16 Afghan security personnel embraced martyrdom and 19 others went missing after Taliban attacked checkpoints in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday night, said officials. Taliban attackedlocal... The post Baghlan attack; 16 security personnel martyred, 19 missing appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Afghanistan pins hope on U.S.-Taliban talks

Afghanistan pins hope on U.S.-Taliban talks

14 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: The government of Afghanistan is optimistic to the direct talks between Taliban representatives and the US diplomats, because it believes such dialogues would help negotiations between Kabul... The post Afghanistan pins hope on U.S.-Taliban talks appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

17 drug traffickers sent to prison

17 drug traffickers sent to prison

14 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: Some 17 convicted drug traffickers have been sentenced to short and long term in prison over the past week, said the court of criminal justice task force... The post 17 drug traffickers sent to prison appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Afghan trade unharmed by US sanctions on Iran

Afghan trade unharmed by US sanctions on Iran

14 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: The sanctions recently announced by the US government on Iran would not hurt Afghan business, the government said, citing “different sources” link Kabul to the world markets.... The post Afghan trade unharmed by US sanctions on Iran appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

Political parties against printing of ballots

Political parties against printing of ballots

14 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: A number of political parties called on the independent election commission to not print the voting ballots until the government meets their demands. The parties emphasized in... The post Political parties against printing of ballots appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

IEC headquarters shut by supporters of ‘barred’ candidates

IEC headquarters shut by supporters of ‘barred’ candidates

13 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

By Farhad Naibkhel-Kabul: Hundreds of supporters of candidates who had been barred from running for parliamentarian elections staged a protest in Kabul city and shutdown the Independent Election... The post IEC headquarters shut by supporters of ‘barred’ candidates appeared first on Afghanistan Times.

People in embattled Ghazni hit by scarcity of food

People in embattled Ghazni hit by scarcity of food

13 Aug 2018 Afghanistan Times Afghanistan Times

AT-KABUL: As battle in Ghazni raged Monday in southern Ghazni, UN agency warned that people in the embattled city faced shortage of food and medicine. Residents of Ghazni... The post People in embattled Ghazni hit by scarcity of food appeared first on Afghanistan Times.