Afghanistan

President’s spokesman resigns ahead of elections

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Presidential spokesman Dawa Khan Meenapal resigned announced his resignation Tuesday as he plans to run for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Meenapal posted a statement on his official Facebook page, stating that he will run for the parliamentary elections on behalf of the Nomads. He thanked the Afghan people, media outlets, and reporters…

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Nangarhar’s electricity shortage 80% resolved

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Power department officials in eastern Nangarhar province said 80 percent of electricity shortage was resolved with installation of a new 20-megawatt transformer. The officials said it was the fourth transformer to be installed in the province, increasing the power supply to 75 megawatts. Provincial power department head Omaid Sabah told Afghan media…

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Nine People, Mostly Civilians, ‘Mistakenly Killed’ In Afghan Raid

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk NANGARHAR: Afghan forces have killed nine people, mostly civilians, by mistake during a raid on a house in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials say. Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial government said that eight people, including a child and a woman, were also wounded in the operation carried out by Afghan…

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