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    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people, including two female seminary students, were killed and 15 others wounded on Monday afternoon when a bomb blast ripped through a crowded market in northern Kunduz province, police said.

    Nov 23, 2014 - 18:50

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The death toll from Sunday’s suicide bombing during a volleyball match in southeastern Paktika province has risen to 62, with more than 84 wounded, officials said on Monday.


    President seeks time to resolve problems

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said the so many problems and challenges facing the country could not be solved all at once or in a short span of time.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Abdullah for deep probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday categorically condemned the Paktika suicide attack that left 61 people dead and over 60 wounded, directing security organs to thoroughly investigate the incident.


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    Security and Crime

    Haqqani Network behind Paktika attack: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Monday claimed the deadly Sunday’s suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province had been carried out by the dreaded Haqqani Network.

    Security and Crime

    Civilians suffer most in insurgents’ activities

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.


    Paktika suicide attack widely condemned

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Monday strongly condemned attack by a suicide bomber during a volleyball tournament in southeastern Paktika province that left 57 innocent civilians and officials dead and over 60 wounded.

    Security and Crime

    World must help dismantle terror havens: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.

    Security and Crime

    'Rebels vanquished in Shirzad, Khogyani'

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 35 insurgents have been killed, 42 wounded and 339 others captured during in ongoing security operation in Shirzad and Khogyani districts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.


    2 ISAF soldiers killed in Kabul bomb attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two American soldiers were killed when a bomb tore through their convoy in the capital Kabul on Monday, sources said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    1 dead, 9 injured in Jalalabad road mishap

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed and nine others wounded in a road mishap in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, the district chief said.


    Afghans to pose challenge to world’s best teams: Murad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Noor Mohammad Murad, Chief Executive Officer Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), has said the national side’s preparations for the World Cup are not confined to participation only, but to pose a challenge to the world’s best teams.


    Cricket training academy opens in Sarobi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) officials opened a cricket training academy in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province and laid the foundation stone of another academy in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    2 children dead in Nimroz rocket attack

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Two Madrassa students aged ten and 11 respectively were killed and the third one injured on Monday after a rocket exploded near their Madrassa, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Commanders among 12 rebels killed

    LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 12 militants, including a shadow district chief, have been killed during security operations in southern Helmand and central Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.