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    ISIS chief lived in Kabul during Taliban rule

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The head of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, is said to have spent considerable time in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime and served as a member of the Ishaq Group.

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    The price of a girl

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a tragic tale, tribal law lessens the emotional blow to a family selling its daughters out of financial desperation.

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    Unemployment continues to haunt Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Deep-rooted corruption and greater say of influential in affairs of government institutions force large number of Badakhshan youth to travel abroad mainly to neighboring countries for work.


    Weak governance fuel corruption in Daikundi

    NILI (Pajhwok): Some residents of central Daikundi province lauded the performance of provincial government while others complained against growing corruption and misuse of resources.


    The absolute winner of 2014 Afghan elections

    June 14th marked another day in the history of Afghanistan, millions of Afghans across the country voted to institutionalize democracy.

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    Flaws viewed in Paktia copper mine contract

    KABUL: The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) has awarded a private company with a dubious contract to dig out 200 tons of minerals from a copper mine in southeastern Paktia province solely for testing purpose, provincial officials alleged.

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    Takhar coppersmith industry on the verge of collapse

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The industry of coppersmith is on the verge of collapse in northern Takhar province, locals said.


    Band-i-Amir, a magnificent site for tourists

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan first Band-i-Amir National Park presents extraordinary attractive scene in this season and the site attract large number of tourists in a totally different atmosphere free of violence and tension.


    Violence against women linked to addiction

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Incidents of violence against women have recently increased in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Sunday.