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    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.

    Security and Crime

    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.

    Security and Crime

    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.


    Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday rejected with a majority vote the draft budget for the current year due to what they called inadequate allocations for the agricultural sector and infrastructure development.


    Sikh, Hindu children rally for Wolesi Jirga seat

    KABUL (PAN): A large number of children from Sikh and Hindu families on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration in Kabul, asking the government to reserve a seat in the Wolesi Jirga for the minorities.


    New ministers sworn in, greeted by Karzai


    KABUL (PAN): Five Cabinet members, who won a vote of confidence from the Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday, were sworn in by President Hamid Karzai on Monday.