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    7 dead, 17 injured in Kabul suicide attack

    KABUL (PAN): Seven people were killed and 17 others wounded on Wednesday morning after four burqa clad suicide attackers tried to enter an international military base at the 9th police district of Kabul.



    Governance

    Senators want ASP members punished

    KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga (Senate) members on Tuesday urged the government to punish Afghanistan Solidarity Party (ASP) supporters who staged a demonstration against jihadi leaders in the capital Kabul.



    Security and Crime

    ASP supporters seek trial for jihadi leaders

    KABUL (PAN):  Afghanistan Solidarity Party (ASP) supporters on Monday staged a demonstration in Kabul, blaming jihadi leaders for defaming the holy war and demanding their trial.



    Security and Crime

    2 ISAF soldiers killed in roadside bomb attacks

    KABUL (PAN): Two International Assistance Security Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Sunday, raising foreign troops’ death toll to 135 this year.



    Governance

    Kabul mayor comes under fire in Wolesi Jirga

    KABUL (PAN): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday criticised Kabul Mayor for what they alleged failing to maintain quality work on road projects, asking the Attorney General's Office (AGO) to probe th



    Governance

    Media role in electoral reforms stressed

    KABUL (PAN): The Free and Fair Election Foundation for Afghanistan (FEFA) on Tuesday urged media outlets to play their important role in persuading decision-makers to bring reforms into the country



    Governance

    Kabul mayor wants children involved in cleanliness

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Mayor Eng. Mohammad Yunus Nawandesh on Sunday said the Kabul Municipality had published thousands of books for children to create awareness among them about keeping the environment clean.



    Security and Crime

    Foreign soldier dies from non-battle injury

    KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier died from a non-battle injury in southern Afghanistan, the alliance said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Multiple explosions, gunfire shake Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Bursts of gunfire and several heavy blasts rocked the capital soon after suicide bombers entered a luxury hotel in a high-security neighbourhood on Sunday, officials and witnesses said.



    Security and Crime

    70 militants eliminated, 578 detained: POP chief

    KABUL (PAN):  Seventy militants were killed, 578 detained and 27 others injured during more than 20,000 security operations conducted by the Public Order Police (POP) last year across Afghanistan.