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    Hundreds attend Farah poetry recitation

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Pashto poets took part in an annual mushaira (poetry recitation) in western Farah province, participants said on Friday.



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    Khost’s historic artifacts under threat

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Lack of a proper place and preservation in an inappropriate manner threaten hundreds of historic artifacts at the museum in southeastern Khost province.



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    Students block Kabul-Parwan highway

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    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Parwan University students on Sunday blocked the Kabul-Parwan highway for four hours against the government’s lethargic approach to resolving their problems.  



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    NAI honours 22 journalists

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two editors-in-chief were among 22 journalists who were given awards by a media support organisation in recognition of their outstanding performance on Sunday.



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    78 violence cases recorded against journalists

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The free media support organisation, NAI, on Sunday announced recording 78 cases of violence against journalists throughout the country in 2013.



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    Qasim’s 1st death anniversary observed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The first death anniversary of border police official Qasim Khan, who had killed in Pakistani shelling last year, was observed in Jalalabad on Thursday.



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    90pc of Afghan monuments under threat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ninety percent of historical monuments in Afghanistan are under threat, because the government lacks the capacity to deal with the problem, a US embassy official said on Wednesday.



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    Pajhwok marks 10th founding anniversary

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) celebrated its 10th founding anniversary at a simple but dignified ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday, pledging adherence to journalistic principles, including objectivity and freedom of expression.



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    Karokhel among 100 information heroes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two veteran Afghan journalists, including Pajhwok Afghan News Director Danish Karokhel, have been included in the first-ever list of 100 information heroes by Reporters Without Bor



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    New book on Waziristan launched

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new book--- Waziristan Wrostai Tamzai--- (Waziristan: The last stand) has been launched in Pashto language which is available in the market.