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    Afghan schools, clinics under fire: HRW

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights organisation on Thursday warned Afghanistan’s schools and health facilities would be among the most dangerous places in the country during Saturday’s elections.



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    Afghan students clinch top award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students have clinched the first award at an international exhibition arranged by a leading Pakistani university in Islamabad, a report said on Monday. 



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    220 Daikundi schools without buildings

    NEILI (Pajhwok): Despite a massive increase in the number of students last fall, 220 schools in central Daikundi province continue to be without buildings, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Shortage of teachers called a big problem

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Education Department officials on Saturday urged the government to address its problems, including a shortage of teachers, in southeastern Khost province.



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    Pakistani scholarships for Kandahar students

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Monday promised 100 education scholarships for students from southern Kandahar province.



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    Fraud in entry test blamed on MoHE officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Association (PUA) on Monday alleged widespread fraud had been committed in recently conducted university entrance tests in connivance with some Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) officials and teachers.



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    New governor vows to reopen closed schools

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The new governor on Tuesday said his first priority would be reopening of schools that had been closed due to security threats in central Uruzgan province.



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    Germany spent $6m on Afghan vocational edu

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Marking the launch of a two-day national conference on vocational education in Kabul, German Ambassador to Afghanistan Martin Jager said on Tuesday his country had invested $6 million in the sector over the past four years and would continue to assist it in future as well.



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    5 Paktika towns to have teacher training centres

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): Teacher training centres are being set up in five districts of southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Wardak university foundation stone laid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a university was laid in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.