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    Governance

    AIHRC concerned at refugees’ situation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official Musa Mahmoodi on Tuesday said they were concerned about the situation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan and Iran.



    Health

    More investment in midwifery stressed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A four-fold increase in investment in midwifery is necessary over the next 15 years to meet 60 percent of the needs for maternal and reproductive health services, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Kabul police chief seeks people’s help

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Kabul police chief on Saturday sought cooperation from high-ranking government officials and citizens to bring security to the city.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Kabul Bank case verdict being enforced: AG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Kabul Bank embezzlement case has started, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    NDS claims foiling plot to kill Dostum

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Friday claimed foiling an alleged plot to assassinate First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum on a trip to northern Afghanistan by arresting five would-be suicide bombers.



    Governance

    Belgium’s Kabul embassy to close in January

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With its military presence in Afghanistan drawing to a close, Belgium has announced closing its Kabul Embassy before the end of January next year.



    Governance

    President to push for reliable administration

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said efforts are being made to establish a reliable and efficient administration for introducing fundamental reforms over the next five years.



    Accidents & Disasters

    10 bodies of drowned Afghans arrive in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The bodies of 10 Afghans, who drowned last week in the Mediterranean Sea near Istanbul, arrived on Saturday at the Kabul International Airport, an official said.



    Governance

    700 Pul-Charkhi Jail inmates on hunger strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of prisoners, some stitching up their lips, have gone on hunger strike at the Pul-i-Charkhi jail on the eastern outskirts of Kabul, one inmate said on Sunday.



    Governance

    UN backs Afghan youth’s bid for change

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday called for Afghanistan’s youth to play a proactive role in dealing with the challenges facing their homeland.