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    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.



    Sports

    Athletes can improve Afghanistan’s image abroad: Rahimi

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan boxer and the World Boxing Union champion Hamidullah Rahimi said on Thursday the international media projected Afghanistan as a nation disrespecting women and notorious for opium trade, but Afghan athletes could counter the propaganda and improve the country’s image abroad with their talent and courage.



    Sports

    Coaches, athletes taught new taekwondo techniques

    KABUL (PAN): Taekwondo coaches and athletes, including females, completed a two-day training course in Kabul, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Journalists worried about their safety

    KABUL (PAN): Journalists and civil society activists, voicing deep concern about the safety of media people in Afghanistan, on Monday strongly condemned the murder of a radio reporter in southeastern Paktika province.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Disrespect to Quran likened to playing with fire

    KABUL (PAN): A parliamentary group on Friday warned that disrespect to Afghanistan’s culture and religion amounted to playing with fire -- an act that could lead to dangerous consequences.



    Governance

    SAARC states agree to curb human trafficking

    KABUL (PAN): The fourth technical meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) concluded in Kabul on Saturday with the adaptation of a six-point agreement on preventing human trafficking in member states.



    Education

    Afghan children in Iran deprived of education

    KABUL (PAN): Although Iran is providing valuable services to refugees, some of Afghan migrants claim their children remain deprived of education in the neighbouring country.



    Sports

    Iranian spikers trounce Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan were routed by Iranian in a match of the preliminary round of the 16th Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship at Azadi Hall No. 1 in Tehran, an official said on Thursday.



    Culture

    150 relics found near Ainak copper mine

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 150 relics have been found near the world's largest copper mine in central Logar province, Ministry of Information and Culture officials said on Tuesday.



    Sports

    Afghanistan outplay Yemen 2-1

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan pipped Yemen by 2-1 in their third match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship 2012 qualifiers at the Sabah al Salem Stadium in Kuwait City, an official said on Sunday.