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    Azizullah Hamdard


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    AWCC launches 3G Internet service

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) on Sunday launched the third generation (3G) technology service in Kabul, saying it would soon be expanded to other provinces.


    President confirms Bagram prison closure

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Palace on Friday confirmed the United States military had transferred detainees to Afghan authorities and shut down its notorious detention facility in central Bagram province.

    Security and Crime

    6 Afghan soldiers dead in Kabul suicide attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded in a suicide attack in the Qasaba area of the capital Kabul on Thursday morning, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

    Security and Crime,Health

    Insecurity, shrinking funds hit health services

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Public Health Minister Dr. Ahmad Jan Naeem on Sunday said insecurity and lack of budget remained key challenges being faced by health workers in the country.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Daudzai doubts Pakistan’s sincerity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former interior minister Omar Daudzai on Thursday asked President Ashraf Ghani to explore alternatives instead of depending on Pakistan which was not serious about bringing Taliban to the negotiating table.


    Access to Info Law needs review: IWA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Monday welcomed the ratification of the Access to Information Law, but said the measure needed a serious review.

    Security and Crime

    3 militants killed; opium seized

    Hamdard & Kohi

    KUNDUZ CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants, including a commander, were killed in northern Kunduz province, police said on Sunday.


    Constitution needs amendments: VP

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Second Vice-President Sarwar Danish on Saturday underlined the need for a careful review of and amendments to the constitution.

    Security and Crime

    World must help dismantle terror havens: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.


    2 ISAF soldiers killed in Kabul bomb attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two American soldiers were killed when a bomb tore through their convoy in the capital Kabul on Monday, sources said.