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    Governance

    Kandaharis slam judiciary as corrupt

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Residents of southern Kandahar province say they agree with a recent Transparency International survey that singled out judiciary as the most corrupt public institution in Afghanistan.



    Culture

    Cyclist plans to take peace message to S. Arabia

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A cyclist from southern Kandahar province said on Sunday he had decided to pedal his way to Saudi Arabia with a peace message.



    Reconstruction

    Work on new commerce dept building opens

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Work was formally launched on a new building for the Department of Commerce and Industries in southern Kandahar province on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Ten Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike and two bombings in the southern province of Kandahar, the governor’s office said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    5 Zabul policemen defect to Taliban

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Five policemen have defected to the insurgents in southern Zabul province, an official said on Monday.



    Reconstruction

    Gymnasium being built in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A gymnasium is being built in the capital of southern Kandahar province at a cost of $6050000 to lure youth into whole sports, the governor said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    6 bombers killed, public reps injured

    QALAT (PAN): Six suicide bombers were killed after they stormed the provincial council office in southern Zabul province on Monday, leaving 20 people, including two public representatives injured, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    11 dead in Kandahar unrest

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Two policemen and a child died in a roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province, where eight Taliban insurgents were killed during an operation, officials said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    5 factories added to Kandahar industrial park

    KADAHAR CITY (PAN): With the establishment of five more factories at the industrial park in southern Kandahar province, a number of people have found work opportunities, overcoming their financial woes, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    10 civilians dead in blast condemned by Karzai

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Ten civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.