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    Security and Crime

    Foreign observers pulling out; EU team stays

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International election observers are preparing to leave Kabul following a string of deadly Taliban attacks in the heart of the central capital, a source said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Attacks won’t derail elections: Amarkhel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) and Afghans remain committed to holding transparent polls and rebel assaults would not deter them from pursuing their objective, an official said.



    Governance

    Qanuni appears before lower house tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice-President-designate Mohammad Younus Qanuni would be introduced to the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of the parliament, on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Experts fault Karzai’s stance on Crimea

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political analysts believe President Hamid Karzai’s overnight remarks on Crimea’s accession to the Russian Federation are aimed to assert his administration’s independence in framing its foreign policy.



    Governance

    Kabul backs Crimea’s accession to Russia

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint delegation of US Congress and Senate, led by Ms. Kelly Ayotte, called on President Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF to help secure April 5 elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) commander on Friday promised support to Afghan forces in securing next month’s presidential and provincial elections.



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    9 dead in Serena Hotel attack flayed by Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four foreigners and five Afghans have been killed in a suicide attack on a luxury hotel in the heart of Kabul, Interior Ministry officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Assault on luxury hotel ends with death of gunmen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four suicide attackers were killed after a two-hour clash with security personnel inside a luxury hotel in the heart of Kabul on Thursday might, witnesses and officials said.



    Governance

    Pakistan truce won't derail Afghan vote: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Thursday claimed religious seminaries teaching terrorism in Pakistan had been closed and their pupils sent to Afghanistan for attacks.



    Sports

    Gutsy Nepal dash Afghanistan’s hopes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nepal shocked Afghanistan by 10 runs in their final Group-A match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) tournament in Bangladesh on Thursday.