PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Worshippers have deserted the main mosque in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, in the aftermath of a bomb blast that killed Governor Arsala Jamal on the first day of Eidul Adha.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Wednesday expressed its deep concern over the increasing culture of male prostitution in society, asking the government to check the menace.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan National Journalists Union (ANJU) on Tuesday called for Minister of Information and Culture Syed Makhdoom Raheen to be prosecuted for allegedly embezzling a $1 million donation for preserving the country’s cultural heritage.
SHARAN (PAN): Equipment of the Paktin Voice Radio in a border district of southeastern Paktika province has allegedly been auctioned instead of being handed to the authorities, the station’s former officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Hundreds of people on Friday offered funeral prayers in absentia for nearly 5,000 Afghans massacred during the Soviet-backed communist regime, asking the government to bring the perpetrators to justice.