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    KABUL, Aug 17, 2014: Mirwais Alimi, Chief of Breshna Power Company, exchanges contract documents with representative of Afghan United Bank (AUB) in Kabul.

    Governance

    Obama pledges long-term support to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Congratulating President Hamid Karzai on the 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama on Sunday pledged continued support to the people of the Afghans and the incoming government.



    AIBAK, Aug 16, 2014: Zbihullah 32 is being posed for a picture before he flew his own made aeroplane in northern Sumangan province.
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    KABUL, Aug 14, 2014: Mohmmad Farid Afzali, Kabul crime branch chief, in an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) in Kabul.
    PAJHWOK/Ahmad Fiaz

    Media Releases

    UNITED NATIONS WELCOMES IMPROVEMENTS TO THE AUDIT PROCESS

    KABUL, 17 August 2014 - The United Nations welcomes the updates and refinements made to the ongoing comprehensive audit of the results of Afghanistan's Presidential run-off election.



    Security and Crime

    13 dead, several injured in fresh violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants and a civilian have been killed and 10 others wounded in separate security incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Marine who abused Taliban corpses dies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An American soldier, who insulted the Taliban’s bodies in 2011, has died at his residence in Jacksonville, a news report said.



    Security and Crime

    2 district officials among 6 killed in Faryab, Laghman

    MAIMANA/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two district officials, including a prosecutor and a crime branch chief, were killed by militants in Khan Cheragh district of northwestern Faryab province while three Afghan Local Police (ALP) died in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said Thursday.



    KABUL, Aug 12, 2014: Robbers pose for media at the primary court’s open session in Kabul.
    Five robbers sentenced to 16 years in prison by the court on charges of armed robbery.

    KABUL, Aug 12, 2014: Dar Mohammad who was sentenced to death by primary court of fourth zone, addresses journalist during open court session in Kabul.