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    New govt to ensure media freedom: Nai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The head of NAI, an organisation that supports free media in Afghanistan, on Thursday asked both presidential contenders to ensure more media freedom after the election.



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    Hundreds rally against Pakistan, Iran in Gardez

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people rallied in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, against Pakistan and Iran, asking for immediate end to attacks from Pakistan into the eastern Kunar province.



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    Book “who is woman” launched

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The long-awaited book titled “who is woman” has been published written by poet and writer Jamila Mujahid.



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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.