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    Kabul gathering pays tribute to Malala

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Praising Pakistani girls’ education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, literary figures and civil society activists on Monday said Afghan officials should attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony slated for Dec. 10 in Oslo.



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    Shamameh, the new art gallery in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A contemporary art gallery "Shamameh" has been inaugurated in the capital Kabul on Sunday in a bid to introduce young artists in the field and lift their moral.



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    Nobel Prize a great encouragement: Malala

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, who shares the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, has said the award encouraged her to continue her struggle for girls’ education.



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    Parwan rally seeks power connections

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in the Jabalus Seraj district of central Parwan province, demanding electricity connections from a local grid station.



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    Jokes about imams: Baghlan radio put off air

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Police shut down a local radio station in northern Baghlan province and arrested its workers after the station aired a script cracking jokes about prayer leaders, officials said on Saturday.



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    Need stressed to improve RTA Wardak center

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) headquarters should pay due attention to Wardak station, officials in this central province urged on Saturday.



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    Post-hajj operation begins, 1st flight tonight

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Airlifting Afghan pilgrims back to the country from Saudi Arabia would start tonight, the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs said on Wednesday.



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    Hajj flights to start arriving tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Flights bringing back hajj pilgrims from Saudi Arabia would start arriving in the country tomorrow, an official said on Tuesday.  



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    Obama greets Muslims on Hajj, Eidul Adha

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US president Barack Obama on Friday congratulated Muslims over the performance of this year’s sacred Hajj pilgrimage and sent them best wishes for celebrating Eidul Adha.



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    2.4m Muslims mark peak of Hajj

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than two million Muslims, including about 24,000 Afghans, thronged Mount Arafat and its surrounding plain in Saudi Arabia on Friday for the high point of the Haj pilgrimage.