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    Kabul to host nationwide social media summit

    KABUL (PAN): Applications for Paiwand, Afghanistan’s first national social media summit, opened on Monday for the Sept 22-23 event that would bring together over 200 speakers and participants from all provinces, organisers said.



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    Eidul Fitr observed amid special prayers for peace

    KABUL (PAN): Like some other Islamic countries, the religious festival of Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, was celebrated across Afghanistan on Thursday with religious fervor and zeal.



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    Eidul Fitr on Thursday: Supreme Court

    KABUL (PAN): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said Shawwal moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia and Eidul Fitr will be celebrated in Afghanistan on Thursday.



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    Kubis says Eid Mubarak to Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): United Nations Special Representative Jan Kubis on Wednesday extend his greetings to all Afghans on behalf of the world’s body on the eve of Eidul Fitr.



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    Shawal moon not sighted; Eid likely on Thursday

    KABUL: The Eidul Fitr festival will be celebrated on Thursday, as the new Shawwal crescent was not witnessed on Tuesday, the Saudi Supreme Court announced late on Tuesday.



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    Fetrat’s short movies wins 1st prize in Italy

    KABUL (PAN): The short film “Do not trust my silence” -- directed by Afghan moviemaker Sahar Fetrat -- has won the first prize at the Universocorto Elba Film Festival in Italy.



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    Violence on rise against journalists in north

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Journalists in northern provinces say incidents of violence and threats against them are on the increase.



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    Khost protestors want Patang reinstated

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Tribal elders, provincial council members and civil society activists on Monday staged a protest demonstration in southeastern Khost province against the Wolesi Jirga’s decision unseating interior minister Mujtaba Patang.



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    Noted civil society leader remembered

    KABUL (PAN): Representatives of civil society, media and writers on Sunday paid glowing tributes to the late Dr. Saeed Niazi's contribution as a noted social worker.



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    Tanker drivers protest highway insecurity

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Tanker drivers and representatives of transport companies on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in front of the governor’s house in western Herat province.