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    AIBAK, Sept 03, 2014: Heaps of coal, extracted from Daryi-Sof mine in northern Sumangan province.

    PUL-E-ALAM, Sept 02, 2014: An official donates sport clothes to a player at the end of premier league 10-day football, volleyball and cricket tournament in central Logar province.


    NATO summit urged to speak out on rights abuses

    LONDON (Pajhwok): NATO member countries should make a firm commitment to support human rights protections in Afghanistan beyond the end of the alliance’s combat mission post-2014, an influential human rights group said on Wednesday.


    US assistant secretary of state arrives in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs arrived in Kabul to reassure Washington’s full support for a peaceful and democratic transfer of power following prolonged election’s wrangling in Afghanistan.


    New building for ANA inaugurated in Helmand

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Afghan National Army (ANA) First Brigade in the Garamsir district of southern Helmand province was inaugurated on Monday, a statement said.


    Surge in violence on journalists concerns EU

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) expressed grave concern by the high increase in violence against journalists and freedom of the press in Afghanistan.

    KABUL, Aug 31, 2014: Three offenders convicted of robbery and rape have been arrested by police in Kabul. PAJHWOK/Fiaz Omari

    KABUL, Aug 31, 2014: Officials during a press conference in Kabul. PAJHWOK/Fiaz Omari

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    New $27 million US-Afghan project to improve electricity delivery in Kandahar

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: New $27 million US-Afghan project to improve electricity delivery in Kandahar

    KABUL, Aug 30, 2014: A number of Kabul University students on Saturday stage a protest rally against one year repeat study and transferring some students to other universities as punishment to thos