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NEI plans to expand soybean farmer programm

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Jul 13, 2017 - 16:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): the Nutrition and Education International NEI has planned to expand its soybean farmer program in the future soothe every Afghan citizen could access the nutritious bean, the organisation said in a statement. For the past 12 years,...
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US hires business tycoons for advice on Afghan war

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Jul 12, 2017 - 11:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): With Washington’s new US policy still undefined, President Donald Trump’s advisers have hired two business tycoons who profited from military contracting to devise alternatives to the Pentagon’s plan to send additional troops to...
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US contribution to boost Afghan food assistance: WFP

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Jul 10, 2017 - 10:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): A contribution of $20 million from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will enable the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan to provide assistance to more than 577,000 needy people. Nearly 70 percent of the money...
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11 Taliban killed in security forces raid in Logar

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Jul 10, 2017 - 09:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eleven Taliban have been killed and five others injured in security forces raid in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logal province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Monday. Ten motorcycles, eight explosive drum and two...
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Hundreds of Humvee vehicles recently delivered to US forces in Afghanistan

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Jul 09, 2017 - 10:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 600 military vehicles for US forces in Afghanistan have recently landed at Pakistan’s Karachi sea port, a media report said on Saturday. According to Dawn such a consignment has arrived after a gap of over six months and...
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1 US soldier killed, 2 wounded in Nawa mortar attack

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Jul 06, 2017 - 10:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): One American soldier has been killed and two others have been injured in the restive southern province of Helmand, the US military said on Wednesday. A statement from the US military identified the victim as Pfc. Hansen B...
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Tadamichi congratulates Afghans on Eid-ul-Fitr

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Jun 24, 2017 - 13:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general ‘s special representative for Afghanistan has congratulated the people of Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a statement from the UN Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Saturday. “On...
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ETWA WelcomesIEC’s Announcement over the Date for Upcoming Elections

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Jun 24, 2017 - 09:13
: Thursday 22-06-2017 The Election & Transparency Watch Organization of Afghanistan (ETWA) welcomes the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announcement regarding the date for upcoming parliamentary elections. ETWA believes that the date of...
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Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia elevated to crown prince

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Jun 22, 2017 - 11:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia King Salman has appointed his young son Mohammad bin Salman as Crown Prince of the kingdom, according to a media report. The 31-year-old Mohammad earlier served as deputy crown prince and now elevated to the crown...
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Mohammad Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia elevated to crown price

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Jun 21, 2017 - 14:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia King Salman has appointed his young son Mohammad bin Salman as Crown Prince of the kingdom, according to a media report. The 31-year-old Mohammad earlier served as deputy crown prince and now elevated to the crown...
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CPD contributing in Afghan-anti corruption drive

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Jun 21, 2017 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD) has implemented community based anti corruption initiative in Kabul to help the Afghan anti corruption drive, a statement from the organisation said on Wednesday. The organisation has...
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Pakistan begins fencing on Durand Line

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Jun 21, 2017 - 09:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has started fencing of the Durand Line the separate the two countries to stop cross boarder terrorism and infiltration, a media report said on Wednesday. The process of fencing would be completed in phases, Radio Pakistan...
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Open consultation launched for the revision of the EU Country Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society (2015 – 2017)

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Jun 18, 2017 - 15:08
Kabul, 18 June 2017: The European Union values a dynamic, pluralistic and competent civil society - a crucial component of any democratic system - and recognises the importance of constructive relations between states and civil society. Civil...
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Press Statement on UNDP Interim Administrator’s Visit to Afghanistan

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Jun 06, 2017 - 14:06
Kabul, 6 June 2017— The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and theGovernment of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan are working to re-establish morepositive relations, with a visit on 6-8 June 2017 by the interim Administrator of UNDP Under-Secretary-General Tegegnework Gettu. The visit centres on a meeting with H.E. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. UNDP has supported the people and Government of Afghanistan since 1966, and the two parties now plan to meet in order to address recent challenges and to set a course for the future.
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Stop fighting in Ramadan, UN asks warring parties

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May 25, 2017 - 15:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations top diplomat in Afghanistan on Thursday urged all parties to the conflict to stop fighting in deference to the holy month of Ramadan. The UN remained committed to stand with the people of Afghanistan in their...
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NATO renews support for Afghanistan’s security

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May 20, 2017 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO allies and partners have underscored the importance to continue backing the Afghan forces through training, advising and assistance as part of the Resolute Support mission. At their meeting in Brussels on Friday, the alliance...
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The impossibility of holding elections in current year and its factors

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May 18, 2017 - 19:45
Kabul – Afghanistan, May 18, 2017 - Nearly six months has passed since Independent Election Commission (IEC) has officially launched, and yet meaningful silence and confusions are dominating electoral processes. It’s quite obvious that elections is...
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Kabul process meeting to be held on June 6 in Kabul

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May 18, 2017 - 16:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai has chaired the preparation and coordination meeting of Kabul Process Huddle, a statement from the foreign ministry said on Thursday. The meeting was aimed at exploring the objectives and...
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OIC condemn terrorist attack on national broadcaster in Jalalabad

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May 18, 2017 - 13:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General, Dr Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned Daesh gunmen attack on a television and radio station in Jalalabad, a statement from the organization said on Thursday...
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USAID Provides $20 Million to Support the Acute Food Assistance Needs of Vulnerable Afghans

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May 17, 2017 - 19:47
Kabul, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s most vulnerable populations will receive much needed relief concerning food security thanks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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