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    Abdullah promises madrasa reform

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday promised he would promote seminaries and expedite refugees’ repatriation if he won the April 5 ballot.

    Security and Crime

    ISAF soldier killed in Zabul suicide attack

    QALAT (Pajhwok): One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed and three others wounded in a suicide attack in southern Zabul province on Sunday morning, an official said.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    79m euros spent on airport reconstruction

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday 79 million euros had been spent on the reconstruction of Kandahar International Airport.


    Female candidate complains of insecurity

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A female provincial council runner in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday said she was ready to serve her people despite security problems and traditional restrictions.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Kandahar official succumbs to injuries

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A senior official at the Kandahar governor’s office, Dr. Parvez Najib, succumbed to his injuries late on Friday night, the provincial government said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Zabul deputy police chief wounded in attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The deputy police chief for southern Zabul province was injured in a gun attack on Thursday morning, an official said.


    Pakistani scholarships for Kandahar students

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Monday promised 100 education scholarships for students from southern Kandahar province.

    Business & Economics

    Iodised salt factory starts production

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The first-ever iodised salt factory started production in the industrial park in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor’s office said.

    Security and Crime

    6 rebels killed in Kandahar operation

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Kandahar province on Saturday claimed killing six militants.

    Security and Crime

    10 civilians injured in Kandahar suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least ten civilians were hospitalised with injuries after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.