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    Governance

    Karzai condemns Moscow blast

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai condemned on Tuesday a suicide bombing that killed at least 35 people at Russia's busiest airport.



    Security and Crime

    Police detain US citizen

     KABUL(PAN): A US citizen from Jordan has been detained in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Abdullah urges Afghans to turn out in large numbers for election

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai's main rival in last year's presidential election has urged Afghans to turn out in large numbers on Saturday, and thus avoid possible fraud in the parliamentary poll.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    European Commission to donate 600 million euros

    KABUL (PAN): The European Commission will donate 600 million euros to Afghanistan following this week's Kabul conference, a European Union envoy said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Japan supports peace jirga decisions

    KABUL (PAN): Japan, a major donor to Afghanistan, has backed the outcome of a peace jirga in which delegates agreed to open talks with the Taliban, a statement said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Germany backs peace jirga decisions

    KABUL (PAN): Germany, assuring continued assistance to Afghanistan, has announced its support to the conclusions of the three-day Peace Advisory Jirga held in Kabul last week.