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    Migration

    Refugee school in Peshawar closed down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) has closed down a school for refugee children in northwestern Pakistan, touching off a protest, a news report said on Sunday. 



    Governance

    UN welcomes provincial council results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Sunday welcomes Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) announcement of the final results from the April provincial council polls.



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    20 militants killed in Khyber airstrikes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty insurgents were killed early on Sunday when Pakistan Army jets pounded their hideouts in in the semiautonomous tribal region of Khyber near the Afghanistan border, a media report said.



    Governance,Education

    Closing the book on culture

    The Taliban have once again made their influence felt in Afghan schools, this time objecting to a book called 'Culture' on the Afghan curriculum.



    Business & Economics

    Firewood up, liquefied gas down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood jumped while rates of liquefied gas dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.



    Governance

    Delhi keen on strong military links with Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Indian National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval on Wednesday voiced his country’s readiness to assist Afghanistan in areas of military, economy and higher education.



    Reconstruction

    Work on Rehman Baba township kicks off

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on residential units in the Rehman Baba township in this central capital began on Wednesday. The housing scheme in Karta-e-Naw area covers 55 acres of land.



    Governance

    Unity govt to prove its mettle in London

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday said his administration would prove its worth at the upcoming London Conference.



    Governance

    Sacrilegious opinion piece being probed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday vehemently denounced a profane article published in a Kabul-based daily as an insult to the entire Muslim Ummah.