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    Buddha’s statues 13th anniversary celebrated

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Civil society activists on Thursday celebrated the 13th anniversary of Buddha’s statues dynamited by the Taliban on March 10, 2001.



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    Blackwater book in Pashtu hits stalls in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pashtu translation of a 2007 book “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Powerful Mercenary Army” authored by independent journalist Jeremy Scahill has been printed and its copies have hit the stalls in Kabul.



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    Journalists end strike as senior medic apologise

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Journalists on Friday called off their strike after they were assured action against doctors who allegedly harassed and beaten a reporter in western Herat province.



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    Ghazni ceremony underway sans foreigners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony declaring southern Ghazni province as cultural capital of the Islamic Civilization kicked off in the provincial capital on Sunday, an official said.



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    Security up for landmark Ghazni ceremony

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The stage is set for a grand ceremony marking Ghazni City as the capital of Islamic Civilisation, authorities said on Saturday.



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    Info Dept retakes house after 20 years

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Information and Culture Department on Wednesday announced retaking a house from its illegal occupants after two decades in the capital of northern Balkh province.



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    Tight security planned for Nawroz festival

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With a month remaining in the current solar year, tight security arrangements have been put in place as part of preparations to celebrate the Nawroz festival in Kabul, officials said on Monday.



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    Female prisoners go on hunger strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than a dozen female inmates on Sunday started hunger strike at a woman’s detention facility in western Herat province, seeking amnesty under presidential decrees.



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    Journalists warn Jawzjan governor of boycott

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Journalists on Wednesday vowed to indefinitely boycott the governor’s house in northern Jawzjan province if security guards there did not stop misbehaving with them.