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6 students wounded in Kabul grenade blast

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Mar 18, 2018 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six students, including four girls, were wounded in a hand-grenade blast inside their private learning institute in Dash-i-Barchi area of Kabul City on Sunday.
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Kabul mayor, others accused of misusing authority

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Mar 18, 2018 - 14:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Kabul Mayor Abdullah Habibzai and some other officials have been referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO) for misuse of authority. Habibzai, however, slams the charge a conspiracy against him.
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Pakistani NSA in Kabul for fence-mending talks

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Mar 17, 2018 - 09:45
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s national security advisor (NSA) arrive in Kabul on a daylong visit today (Saturday) for talks with senior Afghan leaders. Lt Gen Nasser Janjua is to meet President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah, his...
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Peace possible with tribal elders’ mediation: Sherzai

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Mar 14, 2018 - 20:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Tribal elders held a meeting in capital Kabul on Wednesday and voiced their support for the government’s latest peace offer to the Taliban. The meeting was organized by the Coordination Center of Tribal councils of the Ministry of...
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16 chain drug stores being created nationwide

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Mar 13, 2018 - 18:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in a first will establish 16 chain pharmacies to keep in check medicines’ quality, prices and create jobs, the minister said on Tuesday. Public Health Minister Firozuddin Firoz, introducing ‘A’...
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US eyes victory in Afghanistan on reconciliation front

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Mar 13, 2018 - 10:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Kabul on an unannounced visit on Tuesday to assess progress in the conflict and explore prospects of reconciliation with the Taliban. During his unannounced trip, one government official...
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Kabul’s anti-corruption efforts called inadequate

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Mar 13, 2018 - 09:12
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Afghanistan may not meet its commitments to mitigating poverty, securing peace and establishing an inclusive society, says a global watchdog. In a report issued on Monday, Transparency International said the Afghan government’s...
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300 addicts taken to Kabul treatment center

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Mar 12, 2018 - 23:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of drug addicts were collected from various areas in Kabul and handed over to a treatment center on Monday, an official said.
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4-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign kicks off

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Mar 12, 2018 - 20:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Concerned about the presence of poliovirus in parts of the country, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday launched a four-day nationwide vaccination campaign involving 68,000 volunteers.
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8 killed, 22 injured in Kabul suicide bombing

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Mar 09, 2018 - 13:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others were wounded on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a gathering in memory of Abdul Ali Mazari in Kabul. The blast occurred at about 11:20am in Qala Nazar area...
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Kabul gathering urges greater women’s role in diverse fields

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Mar 08, 2018 - 20:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Giving the women a greater role in different spheres of life and improving their condition in far-flung areas was emphasized at a gathering held in Kabul on Thursday to mark the gender’s day.
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Protest staged in Kabul against lawmaker guards

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Mar 07, 2018 - 21:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people staged a protest demonstration in capital Kabul on Wednesday, accused a lawmaker’s bodyguards of harassing people.
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Afghan Think-Tank Study Says Human Trafficking Law Requires More Attention

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Mar 06, 2018 - 15:06
5 March 2018, Kabul : A recent study conducted by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) recommends that the trafficking law of 2017 should be reviewed to identify and remove all contradictory statements or redundancies with the penal...
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Rafiullah wins 2-km wheelchair racing in Kabul

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Mar 05, 2018 - 21:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of physically challenged people on Monday took part in a wheelchair racing competition in capital Kabul as part of a campaign to encourage environment protection. The two-kilometer race involving 50 disabled individuals was...
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5 foreign contractors injured in Kabul helicopter crash

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Mar 05, 2018 - 13:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five foreigners have been wounded after their helicopter crashed inside the Marshal Fahim National Defence University in Kabul, an official confirmed on Monday.
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Gold, flour prices down in Kabul markets

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Mar 03, 2018 - 17:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold and flour went down but of other daily-use item stayed stable during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, market sources said on Saturday. The price of one gram of Arabian gold fell from 2, 400 to 2, 350afs and of...
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Kumar replaces Vohra as Indian ambassador in Kabul

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Mar 03, 2018 - 09:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Vinay Kumar has been appointed as India’s new ambassador to Afghanistan, replacing Manpreet Vohra, the External Affairs Ministry says. A senior Foreign Service officer, Kumar is currently serving as joint secretary (south) at the...
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200 addicts taken to Camp Phoenix for treatment

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Feb 25, 2018 - 18:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Counternarcotics, in cooperation with police, on Sunday picked 200 drug addicts from various areas in Kabul and handed them over to a NATO camp for treatment, an official said. Mohammad Hanif Danish Yar, spokesman...
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CJTF jails 95 officials over corruption this year

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Feb 25, 2018 - 16:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) has awarded different punishments to 95 high-ranking civil and military officials in corruption cases this solar year and ordered the return of above five billion afganis, an official said on Sunday.
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Illegal stalls operate on Kabul bus stops’ property

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Feb 25, 2018 - 15:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Many areas specified for bus stops in capital Kabul have been usurped and roadsides stalls built on them by some individuals, Pajhwok Afghan News has observed. A Pajhwok team visited eight bus stands falling in the limits of 7th,...
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