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    Dangam residents seek air support against rebels

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Insurgents have suffered heavy casualties in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province after as a result of an uprising from residents, officials said on Monday.


    3 wounded in gas cylinder explosion

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A gas cylinder exploded inside a shop in the central capital Kabul on Monday afternoon


    Energy cooperation with Kazakhstan discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has held talks on bilateral cooperation with Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov, a report said on Monday.


    Support sought for energy sector development

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, launched Afghanistan’s first Gas-to-Power Symposium as part of ongoing American support to the country’s energy sector.


    Security coordination non-existent: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said Afghan security institutions lacked coordination, an issue his administration would try to address soon.


    Iran to extend visas for Afghans: Mohaqiq

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has promised to extend visas of Afghan refugees in the neighboring country for six months, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Mohaqiq said on Sunday.


    Trust with Kabul improving: Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Sunday said the level of cooperation and trust between Kabul and Islamabad was increasing.

    A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office in Islamabad, Tasnim Aslam, said a section of Afghan media had wrongly attributed a statement to her. 


    Work underway to bolster security: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said his government had launched work on bringing improvement to the country’s security situation.


    President appoints new ACB leadership

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree appointing new director general and chief executive officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), an official said on Sunday.


    High-ups involved in insecurity, claim senators

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing some high-ranking government officials of involvement in fueling insecurity, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said the government had failed to maintain the law and order.