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    Pakhtun-Baloch Solidarity Day observed

    KABUL (PAN): The ongoing war has been imposed on Pakhtuns and Balochs, the worst-hit by the conflict, said speakers at gatherings that marked the Pakhtun-Baloch Solidarity Day in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces.



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    Nimroz dwellers promised clean drinking water

    ZARANJ (PAN): Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Tuesday promised resolving the problem of clean drinking water being faced by residents of southwestern Nimroz province until the end of this year.



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    Panjsher teachers receive food

    PARAKH (PAN): An Afghan trader donated 83 tonnes of wheat and 27 tonnes of ghee to teachers and education department employees in central Panjsher province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Kuchis going without health facilities

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Nomadic Kuchis in western Ghor province complain they have not received any medical assistance over the past five months.



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    Aid distributed to affected families

    ASADABAD (PAN): Relief items were provided to 550 families in the Asadabad and Marawara districts of eastern Kunar province on Sunday, the governor said.



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    Girls flee homes to avoid forced marriages

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Many girls in northern Baghlan province opt to run away from their homes instead of accepting forced marriages in northern Balkh province.



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    Refugees' repatriation picks up in 2010

    KABUL (PAN): More than 100,000 Afghan refugees have returned home so far during the current year under UNHCR's voluntary repatriation operation, the UN agency said on Sunday.



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    Rain, flooding cause sharp rise in fruit & vegetable prices

    KABUL (PAN): Vegetable and fruit prices have shot up in the past week due heavy rainfall in parts of Afghanistan and devastating flooding in neighbouring Pakistan, retailers said Thursday.



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    Police force trims on long-haired youth in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Armed with scissors, police in southeastern Khost province are stopping long-haired men on the street and demanding they submit to an on-the-spot trim, a move locals say is reminiscent of the Taliban.



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    Shahadah appears on the skin of melon

    AIBAK (PAN): A statement considered one of the five pillars of Islam has appeared on the skin of a melon in the northern province of Samangan.