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26 August 2015
• Ghani wants ministries ready for unannounced refugee repatriation
• Paktya Jirga wants word ‘Afghan’ in computerized ID cards
• Ghazni governor accused of meeting Daesh leaders
• Taliban torch civilians houses in Maidan Wardak
• Afghanistan facing 1.3 million tons deficit in wheat production
• Flash flood inflicts massive damage to property in Panjsher
• Politics cited in parliamentary elections as further delays expected
• Gen. Dostum denies genocide accusations
• Ghani’s policy on Pakistan is appropriate
• Hundreds of insurgents fight with security forces in Kapisa
• MoPH: SIGAR’s report is not true
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25 August 2015
• Thousands of people in Kabul call for Pakistan ties to be cut
• US rules out new strategy for Afghanistan
• Hundreds of rebels join peace process in Faryab
• Zabul lawmaker escapes unhurt in Taliban’s ambush
• Saleh: Insurgents blow up shrine
• IS: Taliban cheated people under the name of Mullah Omar
• Deputy Foreign Minister meets deputy UN envoy
• EU ambassador briefs CEO about his visit to Pakistan
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24 August 2015
• The fate of IEC commissioners should be determined
• Preparation meeting held to discuss meeting of donor countries
• AISA notes sharp investment decline in first half of 2015
• Intelligence agents detain Logar uprising group leader
• Pakistani media release fresh reports about Mullah Omar’s death
• Presidential spokesperson: Cabinet will decide about electronic ID cards
• Foreign terrorists holding all war-related affairs, Muhaqiq
• Palace, UNAMA condemn Kabul suicide attack in strongest terms
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23 August 2015
• North: Working women’s harassment level hits 65 per cent
• Daikundi explosion leaves two civilians dead; Taliban blamed
• Man sentenced to death
• 13 million eligible voters and 21 million voting cards
• Taliban leader denies giving authority to mediation council
• MPs: Distribution of electronic ID will be top agenda of the House
• IS warns residents of Nangarhar districts
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22 August 2015
• Afghanistan will complain to UN about Pakistan’s double standard policy
• Ahadi: Government should admit its failure and pave the way for election
• CEO Office: We will target terrorists’ bases in Pakistan
• Helmand residents reject new ID cards over nationality box omission
• Thousands rally against Pakistan’s meddling in Jawzjan
• US: New Taliban leaders trying to strengthen control
• Another extremist group emerges in south
• Amarkhel: Gen. Dostum is killing Pashtuns
• ISI takes hostage family of Taliban leaders
• Over seven million Afghans face food shortages
• People eat grass due to shortage of food
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20 August 2015
• Kerry: Independence Day a testament of Afghans’ determination
• NDS arrest 6 school principals for links with Taliban
• 2 civilians among 7 dead in Kunduz violence
• End to tribal feud helps boost highway security in Ghor
• Police: Abduction of German woman a criminal case
• Decision on appointment of new Taliban chief due today
• 10-year-old boy kidnapped, raped in Kunduz
• ISI Gen. killed during operations in Faryab: Gen. Dostum
• Mohaqiq hold talks with Iran on growing ISIS threats in Afghanistan
• Pakistani ID cards issued to terrorists for less than $100 bribe
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19 August 2015
• Protesters want UN to stop Pakistan’s interferences
• ‘ID cards sans word Afghan not acceptable’
• Taliban kidnap four judges in Sar-i-Pul
• Seven kidnapped persons released in Ghazni
• Abducted municipality workers released
• USAID contributing US$15 million to landmark population survey
• Salary paid for thousands of ghost disabled people
• More than 200 Taliban fighters lay down guns amid military operation
• Japan to return dozens of Afghan historic relics
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18 August 2015
• Afghan Lives Matter
• Over US$480 million embezzled from Kabul Bank money recovered
• US drone strikes, violence leave 9 militants dead
• 7 billion Afghanis decline in revenue
• Hezb-e-Islami envoy in Kabul for peace talks
• Flash floods kill 10 people in the east
• HPC: China tries hard so second round of peace talks will take place soon
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17 August 2015
• EVAW law’s parliamentary approval to check violence
• EU's US$11 million aid to help resettle displaced Afghans
• Return of refugees tripled this year
• Three-day countrywide polio eradication drive launched
• ACB, UNICEF sign agreement against polio
• Provincial councils with new authorities
• Ministry of Refuges and Repatriation inaugurates data centre
• Taliban’s 1000-member Ulema council issues deadline to Mullah Mansoor
• Protesters: IS has killed 600 people and detained dozens
• Experimental distribution of electronic ID cards to commence in coming days
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16 August 2015
• MoD: 96th Independence Day to be observed with enthusiasm
• Journalists announce week-long boycott of Balkh police coverage
• Taliban fines government employees
• 2,500 hectares of poppy farmlands destroyed
• Electronic ID cards will not be distributed on 19 August
• Import of Pakistan-made medicine boycotted
• Two presidential decrees, a clear injustice toward the starving nation
• Activists: Some circles in government are set to start distribution of new ID cards
• Taliban seizes villages
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