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    Kochis block Kabul-Kandahar highway

    KABUL (PAN): The Kabul-Kandahar Highway was blocked for hours by protesting Kochis in the Arghani area of Paghman district of Kabul on Tuesday, witnesses said.


    20 picked for Kabul fencing team

    KABUL (PAN): Twenty players have been picked for the Kabul fencing team as a result of a tournament in the capital, officials said on Thursday.


    Omar says no to outside interference in poll crisis

    KABUL (PAN): Presidential spokesman Waheed Omar on Monday said the government would not countenance any foreign interference in Afghanistan's ongoing political crisis, calling it an internal is


    Qualifying race begins for Afghan national cycling team

    KABUL (PAN): On Monday, cyclists began a race from Kabul to Badakhshan to determine who would qualify for the national cycling team.


    Malalai, Suraya Schools find way to ministry teams

    KABUL (PAN): Malika Suraya and Malalai High Schools won inter-school basketball and volleyball championships respectively to qualify for education ministry squads, officials said on Sunday.


    Afghan women spikers off to Tajikistan

    KABUL(PAN): Afghanistan's women spikers on Thursday left for Tajikistan to play friendly matches on their first-ever trip to the neighbouring country, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    ISAF concerned about civilian deaths: Gen. Blotz

    KABUL(PAN): Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are not intentional and foreign forces are seriously concerned about such incidents, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF


    Afghans dominate bodybuilding contest in Bhutan

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan with three gold and as many silver medals got first position in the 8th South Asian Bodybuilding Championship concluded in Bhutan on Saturday, an official said on Sunday.


    Civilian deaths no longer tolerable: Karzai

    KABUL(PAN): Civilian deaths in counterinsurgency operations by NATO-led forces are no longer acceptable to the Afghan people and government, President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday. 


    Olympic Committee, Football Federation at odds

    KABUL (PAN): The National Olympic Committee has no right to interfere with activities of the Afghanistan Football Federation, its chief said on Tuesday.