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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai, president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan wished success to the country’s national football team in South Asian Confederation Championship. 
According to presidential press office, in a telephone contact on Saturday evening with Mohammad Yousif Kargar, coach of the Afghan team, the president said he is following reports related to their competitions and wished them success in their coming competition. 
While encouraging the players of the Afghan team that could achieve successes to Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai said all the people of Afghanistan are supporting you and wishing that in final play you could win the South Asian Confederation Championship by all necessary preparations and powerful determination. 
The president emphasized that till now the football national team shun well and if it gain championship legation it also gain a good pride for the country. 
The Afghan national football team which is now in India for participation in South Asian Confederation Championship after defeating Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal, the team will today compete with India. 
In case of winning, the Afghan team will win the South Asian Championship.

Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Kunduz and Kandahar provinces leading to killing and wounding a number of innocent countrymen. 
It is said that as a result of an explosion in Kunduz two persons including Shir Mohammad Arab head of AFSOTR of the province were killed and 16 others wounded including 6 children. 
Meanwhile as a result of explosion of two separate mines in Khakraiz and Maiwand districts of Kandahar four civilians were martyred and two others wounded. 
The president strongly condemning these attacks reiterated that the enemies of Afghanistan by launching of several terrorist acts are killing innocent people of the country and add to the sorrows of our people but they gain nothing of it. 
President Karzai conveyed his deepest sympathies over the martyrdom of our innocent country men to the bereaved families and wishes immediate recovery of the wounded of those incidents.

Saturday, 10 December 2011 09:28

Five Dead In Coal Gas In Takhar

Taliqand (BNA) Five persons were lost their lives due to coal gas in Takhar province yesterday night. 
Habibullah Rostaqi head of Takhar provincial hospital said to BNA.
This even happened in the Pul Kalan area in the west of Taliqan city. 
According to him, these persons were staffs of a petroleum bump station.  Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Lashkarga (BNA) Police of Helmand province in two separate operations detained an armed insurgent’s commander and 16 farmers who embarking cultivation of poppy. 
According to Helmand headquarter press office to BNA, these farmers were detained from Dasht area, Gereshk district when they clash with the anti-narcotic police, as a result of which, eight deep wells were destroyed and 16 famers were captured. 
In another action, an armed insurgent’s commander was detained in Gereshk district of that province. 
The commander name is Zargai and was involved in terrorist and destructive activities in Dasht area, Gereshk district.
He was captured with his hand arms by police, said the source.  Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, 10 December 2011 09:07

20 Smugglers Sentenced To Jail

Kabul (BNA) Circuit courts sentenced 20 smugglers from four to twenty years of jail. 
These people were detained on charges of narcotic smuggling and alcoholic beverages from different provinces of the country. 
Ahmad Khalid Mohid spokesperson of judicial center of anti-narcotic said to this news agency, among the smugglers, a number of policemen from Zabul, Kunduz and Kapisa provinces are included. 
More than 113 Kg of heroin, 1060 Kg opium and 195 liters of alcoholic beverages were seized from the smugglers. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, 10 December 2011 08:54

One Martyred, 2 Wounded In Kunduz Blast

Kunduz (BNA) Sher Mohammad Arab a Jehadi commander was martyred and two others were wounded in a blast in Kunduz province today before noon. 
Colonel Ghulam Mohammad Farhad head of Kunduz security directorate said to this news agency, the explosion occurred in the vicinities of Kunduz province today before noon, in which Sher Mohammad Arab a Jehadi commander was martyred and two others were wounded.  
It is said that the explosive materials was placed in a motorbike.  Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Saturday, 10 December 2011 08:50

NATO Foreign Ministers Hold Session In Brussels

Brussels (BNA) Foreign Ministers of NATO on Wednesday started the two-day talks in Brussels. 
They discussed related to situations of Afghanistan and Pakistan and relations with Russia. 
The talks were held at the time that relations between Pakistan and NATO has dimmed after NATO helicopters attacked Pakistani security posts, resulted in killing 24 Pakistani soldiers. 
It is said NATO foreign secretaries would talk related results of Bonn conference, transition of security responsibilities to Afghan security forces and other Afghan issues concerns of Russia about US super defense in Europe and other issues would be also discussed.

Kabul (BNA) Afghan mines sector will provide 42-45% income until 2014. 
Based on forecasts made by minister of mines, Wahidullah Shahrani, minister of mines told the foreign journalists Afghanistan will get 1.5 billion US dollars from its oil and mines until 2016. 
Shahrani added the mount will reach to 4 billion US dollars in 2024. 
Shahrani also said in four other projects which are to be launched for extraction of gold and copper and their bid is under way, adding Denim and Lithium mines are also under way in near future. 
He asked the foreign investors for their investment in this regard. 
According to ministry of mines, recent agreements which have been signed with China and India are based on technical abilities and interest of Afghanistan. 
He added Pakistani investors can also invest in various sectors in the country, saying Afghanistan’s doors are open for them.

Saturday, 10 December 2011 08:44

Suicide Attack Carried Out In Kunar

Asadabad (BNA) In a suicide attack occurred on Friday afternoon in Kunar province six people were killed including police chief for Ghazi-Abad district and director of security for the district and 18 others injured. 
According to General Ewaz Nazari, police chief for Kunar, after performing of Friday prayer, a number of residents and police chief and director of security for Ghazi-Abad district were targeted with suicide attack, resulted in killing six people including district police chief and director of security and injuring 18 others. 
According to the source, the injured were taken to hospital in Mehtarlam city for further treatment.

Anqara (BNA) Foreign Ministry of turkey on Wednesday condemned the terrorist attack occurred in Kabul and called it against peace and stability in Afghanistan. 
In a statement issued by the Turkish foreign ministry deep sympathy and condolences were offered to the victims’ families and wished immediate recovery to the injured. 
The statement said such terrorist attacks would be in the interest of nobody. 
The Turkish foreign ministry reiterated its pledges for continuation of solidarity with Afghan people. 
According to another report, Iran also condemned seriously the Tuesday suicide attack in Kabul city and expressed its sympathy to the bereaved families.