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    EU launches BOMNAF II on cross-border cooperation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) the other launched Border Management Northern Afghanistan (BOMNAF II) to continue the work of the successful BOMNAF I that enhanced the capacity of Afghan Border police to manage border posts, increasing security, fostering cross-border cooperation and opening of cross-border markets along the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.



    Governance

    Child casualties up in Afghanistan conflict in 2013

    KABUL (Pajhwok): According to the United Nations Secretary-General’s global report on Children and Armed Conflict, there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of children killed or injured as a result of the conflict in Afghanistan in 2013, compared to the previous year.



    KABUL, Jul 02, 2014: A military bus is evacuated from the site of a suicide attack in the Kart-i-Sakhi locality of capital Kabul.

    MEHTARLAM, Jul 02, 2014: Shema Zargar, director of Logar Women’s Affairs department, addresses journalists.
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    KABUL, Jul 01, 2014: Foodstuff shops in Kabul City.
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    KABUL, Jul 01, 2014: An inside view of a foodstuff shop in Kabul City.
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    Security and Crime

    Inmates being treated harshly in Kilagi prison

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Family members of prisoners expressed concerns the way the inmates were being treated inside the Kilagi prison in northern Baghlan province.



    LASHKARGAH, Jun 26, 2014: A view of Sangin district of southern Helmand province.
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    Declaration by the EU on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

    Declaration by the EU on the occasion of the United Nations
    International Day in Support of Victims of Torture



    Governance

    Karzai signs anti-money laundering law

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In an expected move, President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday signed into law a money-laundering draft, already approved by the parliament.