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    Pakistani delegation to attend Fahim’s funeral

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s federal minister for states and frontier regions along with a delegation will arrive in Kabul on Tuesday to attend the funeral ceremony of late Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Afghanistan’s Vice-President.



    Governance

    TTP announces month long ceasefire

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a fresh development, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Saturday announced a unilateral one month ceasefire amid optimism that it could restart the stalled peace process with the government.



    Governance

    Meddling in polls won’t be allowed: Alizai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of northwestern Badghis province on Tuesday promised concrete steps would be taken to ensure security for the April 5 presidential and provincial elections.



    Governance

    President phones Sri Lankan counterpart

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, who cancelled a three-day visit to Colombo due to a deadly attack on Afghan troops in eastern Kunar province, telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa.



    Security and Crime

    Burqa-clad suicide bombers killed in Sarobi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three burqa-clad bombers and one policeman were killed as a result of a suicide attack on the Sarobi district police headquarters in central Kabul province early Friday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Abdullah’s convoy comes under attack in Sarobi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday said gunmen attacked a convoy carrying presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and his supporters in the Sarobi district of Kabul province.



    Governance

    Taliban's Dubai meeting urges home-grown solution

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Taliban leaders and military commanders, who met in the UAE, have called for the initiation of an intra-Afghan dialogue to end the ongoing conflict, saying their doors were open to opponents, including the Afghan government, for talks.



    Governance

    Czech Republic offers facilities to Afghan students

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Czech Republic on Saturday promised offering education facilities to Afghan students, the Presidential Palace in Kabul said.  



    Security and Crime

    2 civilians injured in Kabul explosion

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two civilians were wounded in a bomb explosion in this heavily-fortified central capital on Saturday evening, officials said.



    Governance

    Karzai condemns boys' deaths, orders probe

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Strongly condemning Thursday's gun attack on volleyball playing boys in Laghman, President Hamid Karzai has ordered a probe into the deaths and assistance to the bereaved families, his office said on Friday.