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    Masood stresses sustained focus on peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Shahzada Masood, advisor to the president on tribal affairs, has demanded of the national unity government to take concerted steps to ensure lasting peace in the country.

    Governance,Security and Crime,Interviews

    Meddling behind Helmand fighting: Lawang

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The 215th Maiwand Military Corps alleged on Friday fighting in southern Helmand province was dragging on due to brazen interference from a neighbouring country and joblessness.

    Security and Crime,Interviews

    Gunmen seen as a threat to Laghman peace

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The presence of a large number of irresponsible gunmen poses a serious threat to security in eastern Laghman province, a public representative said on Sunday.


    First female PC head pledges efficiency

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Tayyeba Khawari, first female headed provincial council in central Bamyan province, said on Thursday that women had been playing a highly significant role in Afghanistan and she would prove that women could perform their duties efficiently as men.


    New Kandahar council chief vows new projects

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The new provincial council chief on Thursday vowed to take solid steps towards improving security, bringing reforms to government entities, fighting corruption and resuming development activities in southern Kandahar province.


    Afghans to pose challenge to world’s best teams: Murad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Noor Mohammad Murad, Chief Executive Officer Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), has said the national side’s preparations for the World Cup are not confined to participation only, but to pose a challenge to the world’s best teams.

    Security and Crime,Interviews

    ISAF set to vacate main base in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops are set to vacate their main base in central Logar province, handing the camp over to the Afghan National Army (ANA), an official said on Thursday.


    Gilani suggests parleys with insurgents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Mahaz-i-Milli Islami leader Syed Hamid Gilani on Saturday suggested the armed opposition should also be included in the national unity process.


    NU chancellor promises drastic changes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Professor Muhammad Tahir Inayat, the newly appointed chancellor of Nangarhaar University (NU) has promised drastic changes to take this important academic institution out of current crisis.


    Slow work on bridge irks residents

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Residents of the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province complain they have been facing problems over the past three years after a key bridge was destroyed to build a new one.