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    Funeral in absentia offered for massacre victims

    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.



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    Hajj flight operation to continue for a week

    KABUL (PAN): So far 16,000 pilgrims have been flown to Saudi Arabia and the flight operation would take another week to complete, the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs (MHRA) said on Thursday.



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    Paintings with peace messages go on display

    HERAT CITY (PAN): As part of Peace Week celebrations, dozens of paintings were put on display in western Herat province on Tuesday to spread the message of reconciliation, organisers said.



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    Children gather in Kabul for peace

    KABUL (PAN): Dozens of children on Monday staged a rally in the central capital Kabul, chanting slogans for peace and stability in the country.



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    Ulema conference in Kabul tomorrow

    KABUL (PAN): Noted religious scholars from several Muslim countries are expected to arrive in Kabul for a day-long international conference on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Pazhwak services remembered on 100th birthday

    KABUL (PAN): The 100th birth anniversary of Abdul Rahman Pazhwak, a poet and diplomat, was observed in the capital Kabul on Saturday.



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    World’s Peace Day marked in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Civil society groups on Saturday marked the International Day of Peace in Kabul, amid calls for more struggles to achieve a lasting peace in the country.



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    Floral wreath laid on ex-president's mausoleum

    KABUL (PAN): Senior government officials placed a floral wreath on the grave of former High Peace Council (PHC) chief Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani in Kabul on Friday.



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    Iran's bid to replace Kharqah Sharif gate foiled

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Iranian efforts to replace the historical Kharqah Sharif gate have been frustrated, Information and Culture Department officials in southern Kandahar province said on Thursday.



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    Journalists want law on access to info approved

    KABUL (PAN): Journalists, backed by the media-support organisation NAI, on Wednesday asked the government to send at the earliest the draft law on access to information to the parliament for approval.