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    Abdullah blasts Karzai’s remarks on Crimea

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday criticised President Hamid Karzai’s stance on Russia's annexation of Crimea as a flawed foreign policy goal.


    Rassoul vows to disarm warlords

    KUNDUZ CITY/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Dr. Zalmai Rassoul on Tuesday warned warlords and strongmen against violating human rights, saying the perpetrators violators would be punished.  


    Journalists mourn Ahmad’s death

    KHOST CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Journalists in southeastern Khost and southern Helmand provinces on Monday expressed their deep sorrow and grief over the death of AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad in Thursday’s attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul.


    Foreign election observers pull out of Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two major international election observation missions have pulled out their staff from Afghanistan after Thursday’s attack on the Seerna hotel in Kabul.


    Over a million Afghans engaged in child labour

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Work and Social Affairs on Monday said that economic problems had forced more than one million children into child labour across Afghanistan.


    Trilateral pact on Chabahar port soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on construction of the Chabahar sea port would be signed soon among Afghanistan, Iran and India, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday.


    Women volleyballers visit India tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan women’s volleyball team will be visiting India tomorrow for attending a training camp there, the Indian embassy here announced on Saturday.

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    Illiteracy root cause of our misfortunes: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, stressing the imperative of promoting modern scientific knowledge, on Saturday called the lack of sound education the root cause of Afghanistan’s problems and misfortunes.