Afghanistan

Virginity tests continue to haunt girls and women in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 15, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The issue of the virginity tests continues to haunt the Afghan girls and women, particularly the sexual violence victims, with the Human Rights Watch (HRW) new report unveiling a new distressing report from a remote part of Afghanistan where two children became the victims of the persistent issue. According to HRW, a […]

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Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected next year’s draft budget for what it called lack of balance among the provinces, allocations for unapproved administrative units and creation of unnecessary positions in some departments. Some days back, a number of lower house members had criticised the next year’s budget, saying some of the […]

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13 militants killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than a dozen Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed and 13 others wounded in an air-and-ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Sherin Agha Faqeeri, spokesman for 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation codenamed Selab (9) was conducted […]

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