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    NDS claims foiling suicide attack in Jawzjan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A possible suicide attack on a presidential campaign rally has been thwarted in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, the spy service claimed on Friday.


    Karzai for regional cooperation in war on terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday called for cooperation among regional countries to strengthen peace and combat the menace of terrorism.

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    Hundreds of factory workers stage rally in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of factory workers on Saturday rallied in Kabul to condemn the murder of a union leader in southern Helmand province and mourn the deaths of national army soldiers in a Taliban attack in eastern Kunar province.


    Hundreds gather in support of Sherzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of civil society activists on Saturday announced their support to presidential candidate Gul Agha Sherzai at a gathering in Kabul.


    No end to illegal abortions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Desperate families are resorting to abortion in unsafe conditions and abandoning newborns, particularly female infants, in hospitals.


    Activists join ‘One Billion Rising’ drive

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Women’s rights activists staged a rally in Kabul on Thursday in connection with the “One Billion Rising,” a global campaign to end violence against women and promote gender equality.


    NIA pledges support to Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Nahzat-i-Islami Afghanistan (NIA), underlining the imperative of national harmony and reforms, on Thursday voiced its support to a presidential runner Dr.


    Senate ratifies cooperation accord with Saudi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday ratified by a majority vote a bilateral cooperation agreement between Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia.

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    Plot to kill NDS officer foiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An attemp to assassinate a senior National Directorate of Security (NDS) official has been foiled and three suspects have been arrested in Kabul, the spy service said on Wednesday.

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    Poll security report to be released in 2 days

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The elections security report would be released in two days, Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayub Salangi informed governors and provincial police chiefs on Tuesday.