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    Poetry session held in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The traditional annual mushaira (poetry session) -- titled Helmand River -- was held in the capital of the southern province, an official said on Sunday. 



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    Seminar on education, history of Helmand held

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A well-attended seminar on education and history of Helmand province was held in Lashkargah on Friday. Speakers highlighted the importance of the province.



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    Tribute paid to upcoming Nangarhar poet

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Qalam Society arranged a gathering to pay tribute to young writer, journalist and poet, Muhammad Wasil Wisal, in Jalalabad -- the capital of eastern Nangarhar province -- on Friday.



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    Bach Khan University honours Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of the Pakistan-based Bacha Khan University on Friday presented a letter of appreciation to President Hamid Karzai.



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    Afghans victim of a foreign intel war: Ludin

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday said a foreign intelligence war has been imposed on Afghanistan, benefitting aliens and victimizing Afghans.



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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.