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UK’s Halo Trust hires former Taliban fighters to clear mines

UK’s Halo Trust hires former Taliban fighters to clear mines

Hundreds of former Taliban fighters are exchanging their weapons for mine-detectors after being recruited to clear IEDs by British charity The Halo Trust.
26 October 20 - 11:18
Pylon Destroyed, 50% of Herat Without Power

Pylon Destroyed, 50% of Herat Without Power

The Taliban on Wednesday destroyed an electricity pylon that brings power to Herat province, the office of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) in Herat said in a statement.
22 October 20 - 10:28
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India's Coronavirus Tally Climbs to 7.65 Million

India has recorded 54,044 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 7.65 million, health ministry data showed on Wednesday.
21 October 20 - 14:46
At least 15 dead in stampede near Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad

At least 15 dead in stampede near Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad

At least 15 Afghans, many of them elderly women, were killed and more than a dozen injured in a stampede in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province while waiting for visas from the Pakistan consulate,...
21 October 20 - 10:19
VP Saleh Cracks Down on Undocumented Vehicles

VP Saleh Cracks Down on Undocumented Vehicles

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has said that undocumented vehicles are one of the biggest challenges to tracking down criminals. He said that these vehicles should be registered within ...
20 October 20 - 18:53
FEFA: Parliament Should Vote For Accountable And Competent Candidates

FEFA: Parliament Should Vote For Accountable And Competent Candidates

The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) called on members of the House of Representatives to cast their vote of confidence in favour of accountable and competent candidates,...
20 October 20 - 16:08
Pakistani Authorities Seize 74 Smuggled Falcons

Pakistani Authorities Seize 74 Smuggled Falcons

Pakistani authorities seized 74 smuggled falcons belonging to "endangered species" in raids at a posh residential area in the southern port city of Karachi, a customs official said on Saturday ...
18 October 20 - 12:22
Over 40 Schools Closed Due to Conflicts in Helmand: Official

Over 40 Schools Closed Due to Conflicts in Helmand: Official

More than 40 schools have been closed following clashes between the government forces and the Taliban in the southern province of Helmand over the last 10 days.
17 October 20 - 16:20
Officials Foil Attempted Blast in Kabul

Officials Foil Attempted Blast in Kabul

Security forces foiled an attempted blast in Kabul Thursday, said the Ministry of Interior Affairs in a statement, after discovering a vehicle embedded with Improvised Explosive Devices (IED)....
15 October 20 - 15:52
Assadullah Khalid visites Helmand

Assadullah Khalid visites Helmand

Gen. Assadullah Khalid, acting Defense Minister visited Helmand Prov. today.
14 October 20 - 14:26