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    Security and Crime,Culture

    Journalists protest colleagues' manhandling

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Journalists, civil society members and human rights activists in western Ghor province on Monday denounced violence against media professionals in neighbouring Herat.



    Culture

    Afghanistan returned looted cultural artifacts in US

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned five stolen gold artifacts and an ancient vase to Afghanistan in Washington a day earlier.



    Culture

    Journalists boycott Ghazni governor’s office

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Journalists in southern Ghazni province on Monday announced a boycott of covering activities of the governor’s house, saying they were denied access to information and threatened by security forces.



    Culture

    First hajj flight takes off tonight

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Hajj and Auqaf on Sunday said the first flight taking 220 Afghan pilgrims to Saudi Arabia would take off at 1:15am tonight.



    Culture

    Govt asked to send info access law to Parliament

    KABUL (PAN): A media advocacy group, Nai, on Thursday asked the government to send a draft law on access to information to the parliament for approval.



    Culture

    Women’s handicrafts on show in Taloqan

    TALOQAN (PAN): A day-long exhibition, showcasing women-made handicrafts, was inaugurated in the capital of northern Takhar province on Thursday.



    Culture,Social

    Ministry ready for Haj flight operation

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MTCA) on Monday said it was fully prepared to airlift pilgrims to the holy city Makkah, Saudi Arabia. This year, 24,000 pilgrims will be flown from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia.



    Culture

    2-day exhibition opens in Faizabad

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A two-day exhibition showcasing drawings, paintings, calligraphic works and handcrafts was inaugurated in the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province on Monday.



    Culture

    Info ministry accused of ignoring Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Officials of Sar-i-Pul on Saturday accused the Ministry of Information and Culture of ignoring the central province, where cultural activities have long come to a standstill.



    Security and Crime,Culture

    41 cases of violence against journalists recorded

    KABUL (PAN): The Committee to Protect Afghan Journalists (CPAJ) on Thursday said it had registered 41 cases of violence against media representatives during the first six months of the year.