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    Governance

    Obama, Karzai talk war strategy review

    KABUL (PAN): US President Barack Obama talked to his Afghan counterpart President Hamid Karzai on a White House review of the security situation in Afghanistan on Thursday.



    Reconstruction,Health

    Germany donates $43m to health ministry

    KABUL (PAN): Germany would donate $43 million over the next three years for improvement in public health services in four northern provinces, an official said on Wednesday.



    Business & Economics

    APTTA to be implemented soon: Ahadi

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) would be implemented in a week or two, the minister of commerce said on Tuesday.



    Education

    Ex-Taliban to start school programme in violent areas

    KABUL (PAN): An Afghan non-governmental organization, led by a former Taliban ambassador, plans to open schools in violent areas of the country with a curriculum suitable to both the Taliban and lo



    Security and Crime

    Iran to free hundreds of Afghan prisoners

    KABUL (PAN): Iran would shortly release hundreds of Afghan citizens being held in different jails in the neighbouring country, blamed for executing dozens of refugees, Foreign Minister Dr.



    Security and Crime

    Iran to free hundreds of Afghan prisoners

    KABUL (PAN): Iran would shortly release hundreds of Afghan citizens being held in different jails in the neighbouring country, blamed for executing dozens of refugees, Foreign Minister Dr.



    Misc

    US funds media centre for journalism students

    KABUL (PAN): The United States will build a media centre at Kabul University to allow journalism students to gain practical experience alongside their theoretical studies, an official sai



    Governance

    Afghanistan close to joining EITI

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan will be accepted as a member of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) within a year, an official said on Sunday.



    Reconstruction

    Gas pipeline MoU signed: Kabul mayor

     KABUL(PAN): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a gas pipeline project has been reached between the Kabul Mayor and a representative of an international oil company, the mayor said on Fri



    Sports

    HIA congratulates Afghan cricket team on victory

    KABUL(PAN): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), the second largest militant group after the Taliban, has congratulated Afghan cricket team on their victory against Pakistan in the Asian Games.