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Saturday, 28 July 2012 06:28

Afghan Refugee Praised

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The legendary boxer, Mohammad Ali Kuli and football star David Bakam have praised Afghan refugee Matiullah Haider, 19 at the sideline of London Olympic Games the other day in London. 
Haider who have lost some of his family members in Afghan wars and used to live in London has been serving as coach and interpreter for Afghan refugees there.
 

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Afghan and NATO-led troops during a joint operation in Gilan district of Ghazni province had captured a commander of Al-Qaida network yesterday, NATO said in a statement. 
The arrested commander, according to the statement was in-charge of organizing terrorist attacks and proving financial assistance to the militants in Ghazni province. 
Some more insurgents were also killed during the operation, the statement added.
 

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The minister for refugees and repatriation affairs, Jamahir Anwari has called on national traders and businessmen to support the displaced families during the month of Ramadan. 
The families who have been forced to leave their houses due to natural or other reasons and used to live under tent, deserve national support, the minister added. 
Minister Anwari also added that he had called upon the Kabul-based embassies of Islamic countries and aid agencies to extend support to the displaced people. 
Meantime, Mehar Khuda Sebar the head of emergency department of the ministry for refugees affairs said more than 2500 displaced families have been living in several parts of Kabul city under  tents and no aid body has provided humanitarian assistance during Ramadan.
 

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Officials with the US embassy in Kabul have said the contribution for the reconstruction process in Daikundi province will increase. 
This was stated after visit of a delegation of US embassy and NATO-led to Daikundi, Governor of Daikundi province, Qurban Ali Urozgani said that lack of health facilities, schools and roads are the main problems of the people in Daikundi, adding the delegation promised to support development projects and pave the way for the improvement of the living condition in that province which is peaceful.
 

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A high ranking delegation from Pakistan visited Kabul and after attending two-day meeting on eliminating polio and holding talks with public health minister Dr. Suraya Dalili had emphasized for joint efforts to fight polio until its elimination from the region. 
Dr. Dalil also said both the countries had agreed to launch anti-polio campaign on the border regions at the same time to eliminate the virus and immunize children. 
In May 2012, the World Assembly had called for the elimination of polio from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria on priority basis, Dr. Dalil said, adding efforts for the elimination of the virus should be accelerated to immunize the children. 
In her speech Mrs. Shahnaz Wazir the advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister pointed out the Pakistan is committed to coordinate anti-polio campaign with Afghanistan along the border areas. 
She also noted that second such meeting will be held in Pakistan and she invited Dr. Dalil to attend it. 
The head of World Health Organization (WHO) in Madetarean zone, Dr. Alla Alwan said that WHO would continue to support both Afghanistan and Pakistan till the elimination of the crippling virus. 
It is stated that some 55,000 manpower including coordinators, supervisors, monitors and volunteers administer anti-polio campaign for around 8 million children under five during the three-day immunization campaign. 
Until 15 July this year, 13 cases of polio have been reported in Afghanistan and 25 cases in Pakistan. 
Dr. Dalil has also called on the prayer leaders, tribal elders and influential people to help implement vaccination campaign across the country.
 

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) An expert of explosive materials from Haqani network has been arrested from Khost district of Khost province.
ISAF sending a press statement to BNA said, the arrested man was organizing terrorist attacks on Afghan security and coalition forces in that province.
He also trained the rebels on making and using of roadside mines.
While he arrested was making several roadside mines.
In this operation, a number of other insurgents have been arrested.
T. Rateb
 

Thursday, 26 July 2012 11:40

27 Taliban Insurgents Arrested

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) 27 Taliban insurgents arrested during joint operations of especial forces of national police.
The especial forces of national police and coalition forces carried out five operations for destruction of terrorists’ hideouts in the related areas of Kunduz, Khost and Balkh provinces in which 27 members of Taliban group have been arrested including a number of famous commanders.
The source said, a number of light and heavy weapons have been seized from the arrested rebels.
T. Rateb
 

Thursday, 26 July 2012 11:26

NATO Drone Crashes In Afghanistan

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A drone of NATO forces crashed in the north of Afghanistan last night.
According to the reports reached to BNA said, the reason of the crash is not known yet.
The mentioned drone collided in Kale-Gow are of Kunduz city.
Samiullah Qatra police responsible of Kunduz province said, crash of this drone had no damages to the residents of the area.
It is said this aircraft belonged to American forces.
According to the BNA reporter from Kunduz province, the crashed droned handed over to the American forces.
NATO has said nothing in this regard.
T. Rateb
 

Thursday, 26 July 2012 11:15

Seven Armed Insurgents Killed

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Seven armed insurgents killed and ten others arrested during the joint mopping up operations of police forces.
The press office of Interior Ministry told this news agency, police forces for cleaning up the areas from presence of terrorists and enemies of the country, peace and security carried out six operations within the last 24 hours in Kabul, Baghlan, Kunduz, Kandahar, Urozgan and Paktika province in which seven armed rebels were killed and ten others arrested.
In these operations a number of weapons including 3 Kalashnikovs, a PK machine gun, 18 mines, 35 kg explosive materials, and 3 motorbikes were seized by police forces.
It is said that security forces during their patrol in Helmand province discovered 12 mines which were planted by Taliban rebels for carrying out terrorist attacks.
According to another report, personnel of 101 Asmayee zone of Kabul arrested eight persons on charges of murderer and injuring people from related areas of 2nd precinct, Paghman and Charasyab.
Investigations are under way from the arrested men, said the source.
T. Rateb
 

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has condemned in the strongest possible terms the road bombing by terrorists in the province of Ghor in which six innocent children were killed and another was injured.
Reports indicate that yesterday morning a road side bomb planted by the terrorists killed six children and injured another while they were grazing their cattle in Khwaja Ghar village of Tyora district in Ghor province.
Strongly condemning the attack, President Karzai stressed, “the act of planting bombs to target innocent lives clearly mirrors the vile nature of the terrorists who are not only bound by no religion and faith, but are the cruel enemy who, on orders by their foreign masters, continue to spill the blood of Muslims and children even in the Holy month of Ramadan.”
President Karzai expresses his heartfelt condolences to the grieving families of the victims and hoped for a quick recovery for the wounded child.