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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai received to congratulate and thank the members of the Bagram Prison Transfer Commission for their hard work that led to a successful handover.
General Farooq, the chief of the military police, responsible for the handover briefed the President on the proceedings of the handover from the American forces to the Afghans that took place on Monday as per the government’s decision.
The president instructed General Frooq to take all required actions in quick handling of the rest of the technical issues, yet to be handed over to Afghan government, and report back to the president at the soonest. 
The president once again directed with emphasis the relevant authorities to make sure that all Afghan applicable laws and human rights standards are respected in the prison and to also fully facilitate, upon request, regular access to prison by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The president has tasked all the justice and judicial authorities to speed up the processing of the prisoner’s cases and to provi8de the grounds for a fair trial, so that the innocent and the guilty be distinguished.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Herat (BNAS) In a suicide assault in Herat province five policemen including a local commander of police were martyred and 11 others were wounded this noon. 
This event occurred in Koshk Kohna district’s bazaar when Abdul Hakim a police commander wanted to enter in a shop for shopping. 
It is said that the suicide attacker blew up himself near this commander. 
Abdul Raof Ahmadi spokesman of Afghanistan west zone police said to BNA, in this suicide attack five civilians including Abdul Hakim were martyred and 11 others were wounded. 
Hamidullah police chief of Herat said that in this attack five civilians including Commander Abdul Hakim were martyred and six others wounded. 
Abdul Hakim was one of the influential persons of the local police commander in Koshk Robat Sangi district. 
Meanwhile, doctors in a treat center of Herat said that six martyred civilians and 13 wounded including civilians and militaries were transferred to this center. 
They called the health condition of the injured persons critical. 
T. Suraya-Yarzadas

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Olympic National Committee awarded appreciation letters to three Afghan athletes today. 
BNA reporter reported, Mohmmad Rahim Baraki champion of bodybuilding, Sayed Mohammad Paenda general secretary of bodybuilding, Abdul Basir Naseri in football section were appreciated by Olympic National Committee. 
The appreciation letters of these Afghan athletes were handed over by Jan Alem Hosaini general secretary and Ghulam Jelani Ghorrob adviser of the Olympic National Committee to these athletes. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:25

Taliban Martyrs 5 Policemen In Farah

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Farah (BNA) The local authorities said that armed Taliban in an ambush in Farah province martyred two policemen and three others after abduction. 
Ghousuddin district governor of Poshtroad district of Farah province said to BNA, Taliban attacked on policemen vehicle in Hajiabad area, Poshtroad district, and martyred two policemen and abducted three others with their vehicle and 4 arms. 
According to him, after several hours, the bodies of the abducted policemen were founded in Qala Nasrullah area, Khaki Safeed district. 
Abdul Rahman Zhowndou governor of Farah province also reported from an attack on policemen vehicle, but said no details in this regard. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 10:22

Taliban Kills Tribal Influential In Faryab

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Maimana (BNA) An influential of area in Faryab province was killed by Taliban on charges of spying to government. 
Abdul Rahman Masoomi governor of Khwja Sabzposh district of Faryab province said to BNA, Arbab Asadullah an elder from the area in the Dahnaw village of that district after praying was killed by two motorcyclists. 
Arbab Asadullah regulated development programs of the area and not had formal duty. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) If Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) are trained professionally and our country holds a strong aerial and ground armed forces and if these forces are equipped with modern weapons, helicopters, jets and modern information technology defense system then the enemies of the freedom, sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity of Afghanistan would fear to face Afghan security forces and remember the defeat of great emperors as well.
The enemies wouldn’t fire rockets, carry out suicide and terrorist attacks or perform any anti-Islamic, inhuman and anti development assaults which results in killing and wounding of innocent civilians and set families on mourns of their dears and relatives.
The equipping of ANSF and intelligence departments with contemporary weapons and training them with the strong sense of patriotism would enable them to counter, defeat and foil the plots and conspiracies of the enemies of the Afghan nation across the country particularly in border areas where insurgents are actively operating.
Recently we witnessed the NDS operatives successfully neutralized and captured insurgents and terrorist planning to target high ranking government officials and conducting suicide attack.
Such operations clearly indicate that Afghan national security forces are stronger, equipped and well-trained than before and are capable of maintaining security in their respective regions.
To thwart the Afghanistan’s peace and freedom enemies’ schemes and prevent them from implementing their merciless acts towards the development and renovation process of the country, the equipping of ANSF is pivotal for a prosperous and developed Afghanistan.
The wake Afghan national security forces has always tirelessly endeavored to frustrate the designs of rebels and groups related to them and would always defeat them which our great motherland history better reflect the issue.
Whenever Afghan nation has come under foreign intervention how our brave and patriotic forces have responsibly organized reacted.
Maintaining security across the country isn’t just ANSF duty but it is obligation of each of Afghan to perform his/her national responsibility through assisting these forces with information them on the suspicious activities carried out by insurgents and armed gunmen in different parts of the country.
The Afghan nation supports the government programs and also has full confidence and trust on its troops and believes on a prosperous, stable and developed Afghanistan in the future.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The recent suicide attacks which caused huge casualties among innocent civilians, ask the religious scholars and all Afghan pious people to openly protest against these barbaric and satanic actions.
BNA commentator writes in this regard: 
Hamid Karzai the president of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, recently met with the members of religious scholars council of Afghanistan. During the meeting, the members of the council, severely condemned a suicide attack on a funeral ceremony in Dur Baba district, Kandahar province which led to the killing a number of our Muslim and devout compatriots and called it contrary to all Islamic principles and teachings.
The participants of the meeting also expressed their concern about the continuation of external interferences in the country. Although, the Afghan people appreciate and welcome the stand of religious scholars   council of Afghanistan, but expect the council to louder their voice against these heinous and inhumane actions and let not the armed oppositions to commit such evil acts in disguise of religion, because such actions defame Islam which leads the people toward peace and peaceful co-existence.
Islam is a religion which preached peace, brotherhood, compassion and mercy in its early days and called its follower to do their best for construction of the society and tranquility of people. The great prophet of Islam (PBUH) in the most difficult time invited the oppositions and infidels to Islam and monotheism via reasoning and presenting them the God’s orders and ordered his followers to be kind and merciful and avoid violence.
Unfortunately, today the armed oppositions in the name of Islam carry out such actions which are against Islamic teachings and Islam as a whole; while Islam considers intentionally killing a great sin and prohibited it.
What happened in Dur Baba district and earlier deadly attack on Hussaini Mourners in Kabul and attack on a burial ceremony in Takhar province--- indicate that the armed oppositions have started fighting against religion and the tradition of the prophet, if it is not so, how do the leadership of armed oppositions and religious scholars on the other side of Durand Line justify these crimes.
Is killing Muslims in a burial ceremony of another Muslim according to Sharia law? Is slaughtering a 12 year old boy according to Islamic law?
Regretfully, the armed oppositions are more violent in their dealing with people in recent days, but the important point is that there is silent against such heinous actions which caused great concerned. 
In this situation it requires the religious scholars, elders and dignitaries play their role and let not the armed oppositions to use Islam as a means for achieving their evil goals. It is the duty of grand religious scholars to make louder their voice and not allow to the actions which Islam considers illegal and animosity against itself, to be justified as Islam.
Because of this, Hamid Karzai the president of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in his meeting with the members of the scholars’ council asked them to raise their voice against the suicide attacks by insurgents on civilians and security forces.
The president has said, “If the actions of who are carrying the suicide attacks are illegal and animosity against Islam, it is the duty and obligation of our religious scholars to talk and preach openly against those actions in mosques and to severely condemn them”.  President Karzai emphasized, “Being silent before such action is a fault and silence is our great enemy”.
The Afghan people hope not only Afghan religious scholars, but scholars across Islamic world  come together in huge gathering and assess  such heinous and inhumane actions, which are carried in the name of Islam and to clear their stand against such criminals.  

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim First Vice-President in his meeting with some elders and influential of Qala Zal district of Kunduz addressed the problems of the people and instructed to the related organs for its solution.
At the meeting Marshal Fahim expressed pleasure that in cooperation and coordination with the people residing in the district full security prevails there and added that security can be ensured in any province when its people want it.
Emphasizing on the continued preservation of the present situation in Qala  Zal, he stressed that addressing your people problems is one of the responsibilities of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
At the meeting an elder of Qala Zal said that so far no tangible activities were carried in respect to development and reconstruction of the district and asked for serious attention of the government towards reconstruction in the district.
The district governor of Qala Zal district complained over non-availability of adequate electricity current, potable water and adequate number of police forces in the area and said that the people are facing difficulties due to those problems.
Marshal Fahim issued instruction in respect to addressing the problems of the Qala Zal district of Kunduz province.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The responsibility of Bagram prison was formally handed over to Afghanistan government in an official ceremony held at Bagram yesterday.
In the handing over ceremony attended among others by justice minister Habibullah Ghalib, the acting minister for defense, Anayatullah Nazari said that taking over the charge of the Bagram prison speaks of the capability of Afghan security forces.
In his speech, the minister for Justice Habibullah Ghalib said that assuming the responsibility of Bagram prison is a stride towards ensuring national sovereignty and the rule of law in the country.
Speaking on the occasion the governor of Bagram jail General Ghulam Farooq said since inking transferring jail agreement some six months ago to Afghans, 3182 detainees, all Afghans have been handed over to Afghan side.
Out of those, 16 have been set free by the court. General Farooq also noted that talks for handing over 600 more detainees who have been arrested by Americans over the past six months are going on, adding after completion of the process; the foreign forces would have no detention center in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 06:30

Ukraine To Ease Education For Afghan Students

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai met with the defense minister of Ukraine Demitry Salamateen.
At the meeting they exchanged views on strengthening of relations between Afghanistan and Ukraine in different spheres.
President Karzai said that since Ukraine has reliable educational foundations, he asked the Defense Minister of Ukraine to prepare the ground for education of the Afghan youths in civil and military spheres in that country.
At the meeting it was also stressed that the Afghan and Ukraine specialists can maintain meetings for strengthening of bilateral ties and study areas where Ukraine can cooperate with Afghanistan.
The Ukrainian defense minister while expressing the preparedness of his country for preparing the ground for education of the Afghan youth invited President Hamid Karzai to visit Ukraine in an appropriate time.