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    Afghan forces retake control of Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz
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    Afghan forces retake control of Qala-e-Zal district in Kunduz

    May 16th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have retaken the Qala-e-Zal district of Kunduz province, ten days after the Taliban insurgents seized its control. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed that the control...
    US State Department Proposes Sending 3,000 More Troops To Afghanistan
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    US State Department Proposes Sending 3,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

    May 9th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    WASHINGTON : According to media reports, the US state department and military high ups has proposed sending 3,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban. According to BBC report, US officials said that President...
    Afghanistan : Parwan Ulema Council chief and 7 students killed in Madrasa explosion
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    Afghanistan : Parwan Ulema Council chief and 7 students killed in Madrasa explosion

    May 9th, 2017 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  The provincial Uleman Council chief of the northern Parwan province was killed in an explosion in this province earlier today. The incident took place in the vicinity of Charikar city after explosives placed inside a...
    Afghanistan President warns against meddling in AGO’s affairs
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    Afghanistan President warns against meddling in AGO’s affairs

    October 31st, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday stressed non-interference in matters of the Attorney General Officer (AGO), saying the institution should be apolitical and away from political rivalries. Addressing the fourth...
    Afghan govt. urges Taliban, other militant groups to join peace process
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    Afghan govt. urges Taliban, other militant groups to join peace process

    February 25th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL: The Afghan government has once again invited all the militant groups to the negotiating table for a durable peace in the country. Afghanistan National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar in a statement in Kabul urged...
    Afghanistan ranked 149th on access to justice for children
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    Afghanistan ranked 149th on access to justice for children

    February 15th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL: Afghanistan has been ranked as 149th in the world on how effectively children of the war-torn country can move courts to defend their rights, says a global network of child rights organisations. New research by the Child...
    Afghanistan: Taliban shadow district governor among 38 killed in security operations
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    Afghanistan: Taliban shadow district governor among 38 killed in security operations

    February 10th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  A shadow district governor of Taliban militants have been killed by security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. According to the Ministry of Interior, Gul Agha Pacha, the so-called governor of Taliban for Kot District...
    Afghanistan: 130 Taliban insurgents killed in ongoing military operations in Baghlan
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    Afghanistan: 130 Taliban insurgents killed in ongoing military operations in Baghlan

    February 10th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL:  Over 200 Taliban insurgents have been killed or wounded during the ongoing military operations in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the local officials said Wednesday. Provincial governor Abdul Satar Barez said...
    Air strikes hit Islamic State radio station in Afghanistan
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    Air strikes hit Islamic State radio station in Afghanistan

    February 3rd, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL: US air strikes in eastern Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station used by the Islamic State militant group, US and Afghan officials say. The drone attacks in Nangarhar’s remote Achin district hit the “Voice...
    Sri Lankan president to fight against drug menace
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    Sri Lankan president to fight against drug menace

    January 22nd, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    By Hishan Welmilla Colombo. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says he would save the country and the people from the drug menace, ignoring the income received by the government from the sale of drug and tobacco. President...