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    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): As its takes steps to overcome security threats, Afghanistan faces immediate economic challenges, including a looming fiscal crisis, the UN Security Council were informed on Thursday. 

    Dec 19, 2014 - 14:25

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, Afghanistan’s army chief, on Friday said Pakistan wanted bolstered cooperation between the neighbours in battling the menace of terror.

    Security and Crime

    Russia rejects NATO report on Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia on Thursday claimed NATO’s report to the United Nations Security Council did not reflect the actual situation in Afghanistan.



    Migration

    Iranian police warned over abusing Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Iranian police chief has warned security personnel of legal action if they humiliate Afghan refugees living in that country.



    Features

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 273 incidents of violence against children have been registered in southern Kandahar province this ...

    Interviews

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The 215th Maiwand Military Corps alleged on Friday fighting in southern Helmand province was dragging on due to brazen interference from a neighbouring country and...

    Governance

    Masood stresses sustained focus on peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Shahzada Masood, advisor to the president on tribal affairs, has demanded of the national unity government to take concerted steps to ensure lasting peace in the country.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Baghlan factory produces 570 tonnes of sugar

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan Sugar Mills produced 570 tonnes of sugar during the current year, the same level as achieved in 2013, a senior official said on Friday.



    Governance

    62 militants eliminated in Pakistan raids

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Scores of militants, including some commanders, have been killed in separate security operations in different parts of Pakistan, media reports said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Female judge found dead in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have recovered the dead body of a female judge in the Bagrami district of Kabul, the crime branch chief said on Friday.



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    India warns of terror threat in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): India on Thursday said that terrorists in Afghanistan were receiving support from outside, asking the United Nations to address the problem.



    Governance

    UN award for Farah governor flayed

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has conferred a good performance award on the Farah governor in acknowledgement of his services to the people.



    Women,Sports

    Female karate players trained in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): For the first time ever, the Ghazni Olympic Department on Friday awarded 24 women with yellow karate belts on the completion of courses in the southern province.



    Governance

    RCCI to hold exhibitions in Kabul, Mazar

    KABUL (Pajhwok) As Pakistan seeks to boost business ties with neighbours, the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) would hold two exhibitions in Afghanistan next year.



    Security and Crime

    Paghman rape case: Fugitive detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A fugitive in the Paghman rape incident has been arrested by intelligence agents, the spy service announced on Friday.



    Governance

    SIGAR faults spending on women’s projects

    KABUL (Pajhwok): None of the three major US agencies could identify their projects and initiatives aimed at supporting Afghan women or the amount of funding spent on the efforts, an American watchdog said on Thursday.