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    President seeks time to resolve problems

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said the so many problems and challenges facing the country could not be solved all at once or in a short span of time.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Abdullah for deep probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday categorically condemned the Paktika suicide attack that left 61 people dead and over 60 wounded, directing security organs to thoroughly investigate the incident.


    2 ISAF soldiers killed in Kabul bomb attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two American soldiers were killed when a bomb tore through their convoy in the capital Kabul on Monday, sources said.


    Paktika suicide attack widely condemned

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Monday strongly condemned attack by a suicide bomber during a volleyball tournament in southeastern Paktika province that left 57 innocent civilians and officials dead and over 60 wounded.


    Strategy needed to protect vulnerable children

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Ali Muhammadi, legal advisor to President Ashraf Ghani, has said that a national strategy be developed to support and protect the vulnerable children in Afghanistan.


    Govt stressed to form cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan National Congress (ANC) and civil society organizations on Sunday warned to stage series of protests if the government failed to form cabinet without further delay.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Zakhilwal inaugurates new audit, accounts depart

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal inaugurated a new audit and accounts department in the Ministry of Finance on Sunday.


    Electronic ID cards to ensure election transparency: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chairman of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) said that issuance of new electronic identity cards, exact number of voters and tight security would ensure transparency in future elections.


    Moot on Afghanistan women's rights held in Norway

    OSLO (Pajhwok): A conference on women women's rights in Afghanistan was held in Norway on Sunday on advancing Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan.


    Khost council remains split over Senate rep

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some members of the provincial council in southeastern Khost province on Sunday alleged they had been offered bribes to vote for a specific senatorial candidate.