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    Kandahar voters enthused by graffiti

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Conveying a variety of messages, including peace and good governance, graffiti can be seen on walls of main buildings in southern Kandahar City.    

    Accidents & Disasters

    3 passengers die in Zabul accident

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Three passengers were killed and 12 others injured when a passenger coach collided with a tractor in the Shah-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, official said Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Police detain PC member in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Zabul province on Monday arrested a provincial council candidate on legal charges, an official said Monday.

    Security and Crime

    Militants hold 5 civilians hostage in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Militants held five civilians hostage in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.


    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.