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    Release of 433 Bagram jail inmates ordered

    KABUL (PAN): The Investigating Fates of Prisoners Committee (IFPC) on Tuesday said it had issued release orders for 433 detainees from the Bagram Prison in central Parwan province after they were found innocent.



    Governance

    China to build capacity of Afghan security organs

    KABUL (PAN): Hours after his return home from China, President Hamid Karzai on Sunday described his four-day state visit as fruitful in terms of political, security, economic and cultural support.



    Security and Crime

    MoD asked to buy 4 planes for Ariana Airlines

    KABUL (PAN): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday ordered the Ministry of Defense (MoD) to purchase four transportation planes for the state-run Ariana Airlines.



    Governance

    Karzai to push for economic, security links with China

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai's four-day visit to China from Sept. 25-28 is aimed at further cementing political and economic relations between the two countries, his chief spokesman said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Cabinet OKs agreement on fuel exploration

    KABUL (PAN): The Council of Ministers on Monday approved an agreement with three companies for fuel exploration and production at the Afghan-Tajik basin in the north.



    Governance

    Rabbani’s goal of sovereignty achieved: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN 29): President Hamid Karzai on Friday said Afghanistan had reached his predecessor Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani’s goal of independence, asking the nation to solidify its foundation.



    Security and Crime

    Number of prisoners soars to 28,000; MoI

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday announced a significant increase in the number of prisoners in the country, saying about 28,000 individuals were being held in different provinces.



    Security and Crime

    Number of prisoners soars to 28,000; MoI

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday announced a significant increase in the number of prisoners in the country, saying about 28,000 individuals were being held in different provinces.



    Governance

    US grants $50m aid to Public Works Ministry

    KABUL (PAN): The United States has granted the Ministry of Public Works $50 million in assistance to help strengthen the capacity of its employees, the minister concerned said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    8 policemen referred to prosecutors

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday arrested eight policemen on charges of misusing their positions that lead to the killing of six children in northern Baghlan province.