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PM, govt officials arrive in Kabul

Kabul: 12th May - Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Afghanistan President Mr. Ashraf Ghani inspecting the guard of honour at Presidential Palace, Kabul, Afghanistan.
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ISLAMABAD, 12 MAY, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Kabul on a day-long official visit to Afghanistan on the invitation of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The prime minister and his accompanying delegation was received at the airport by Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and Minister of Finance Eklil Ahmad Hakimi. The prime minister is accompanied on this visit by the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs SyedRead More


Verdicts on police in mob killing of a lady delayed

Afghan residents look at the site where an Afghan woman was beaten to death and her body set alight by a mob, in Kabul on March 20, 2015.  An Afghan woman was beaten to death and her body was set on fire by a mob in Kabul on March 19 for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran, police officials said.  AFP PHOTO / SHAH MaraiSHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images

KABUL, 10 MAY, (DNA) – An Afghan judge has postponed issuing verdicts for the 19 police officers charged over the mob killing of a woman in Kabul. Safiullah Mojadedi said in this respect that more time is need to complete the investigation into the officers, who are charged with failing to prevent the March 19 attack on the woman named Farkhunda. He did not specifically say when he’d issue the verdicts. Of the 49 defendants charged over the slaying, four have been sentenced to death and eight to 16 yearsRead More