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KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs on Thursday said the payment of pension can be made by banks, benefitting 40,000 retired personnel.Earlier, retired individuals used to receive their pension from various offices after... read more
FAIZABAD (PAN): A cholera outbreak that killed a 19-year-old girl and infected at least 1450 people in northern Badakhshan province has been controlled, health officials said on MondayThe girl died after she was infected with cholera in Derayam... read more
FAIZABAD (PAN): Police on Tuesday arrested five individuals, including a foreigner, on charges of planning suicide attacks in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.The men were detained from a home in Faizabad, the provincial capital,... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Four people were killed and two others wounded during a clash between illegal armed groups in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Saturday.The clash erupted between supporters of four commanders in Janat Bagh and Bodin... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Security Transition Commission head says the combat ability of Afghan forces has considerably improved but the air force will continue to need NATO support after 2014.Addressing a news conference in Kunduz province late on... read more
KABUL (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the western province of Herat, officials said on Sunday.The incident took place on Saturday evening when the fighters opened fire on the soldiers in Rabat... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Lack of jobs and pressing poverty is forcing some Afghan university graduates to toil in laborious brick kilns instead of focusing on their own professions in northern Kunduz.About 15 graduates are jobless over the past two years... read more
KABUL/KUNDOZ CITY (PAN): The Interior Ministry on Sunday said the dispute between the police headquarters in northern Takhar province and reporters in the north would be resolved once the case is reviewed.Two days ago, several reporters, mostly from... read more