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    63 children returned from treatment in Germany

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 63 Afghan children with orthopedic problems and burn injuries returned home after receiving treatment in Germany, an official said Sunday.



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    ANDMA warns of winter food shortage

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) is concerned that the country might face food shortages in the winter, but the agriculture ministry says the opposite.



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    Campaign launched to remove security barriers

    KABUL (PAN): A campaign for removing security barriers from Kabul roads was launched on Saturday, but residents doubt the even-handed implementation of the drive.



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    Obama urged to suspend no-bid rug contract

    WASHINGTON (PAN): An influential American senator has urged US President Barack Obama that a no-bid contract to expand market for Afghan carpets should be suspended due to concerns over child labour.



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    Journalists boycott I-Day function

    KABUL (PAN): Journalists on Thursday boycotted covering the anniversary of Afghanistan's Independence Day as a show of protest after they were left waiting hours by the side of the road.



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    42 Buddhist relics discovered in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Archaeologists have found as many as 42 ancient Buddhist relics, some dating back to the second century, in central Logar province, officials said.



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    Independence Day tomorrow

    KABUL (PAN): Afghans are celebrating 91st year of freedom tomorrow, with the country still struggling to recover from centuries of wars.



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    Floods kill 7 in eastern Afghanistan

    ASADABAD/JALALABAD (PAN): As many as seven people, including children, have been killed as a result of flashfloods in the east of the country, locals and officials said on Saturday.



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    Pak Independence Day celebrated

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan's 64th Independence Day was celebrated in a simple and graceful manner at its embassy in Kabul on Saturday. The ceremony began with recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the national anthem and flag-hoisting by Charge d'Affaires Mansoor Ahmad Khan.



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    Eight dead in Nangarhar floods

    JALALABAD (PAN): Eight people, including women and children, were killed in flash floods in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Friday.