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    Huma Sultani: Karzai does not want talks with Taliban

    KABUL (PAN): Ghazni MP Huma Sultani claims to have met twice with Taliban leader Mullah Omar and several times with President Hamid Karzai in a bid for peace.


    Forced engagements increasing rates of elopement

    KABUL (PAN): Many girls opt to elope instead of marrying against their will. Shukria, a citizen of southeastern Paktia province, is one of them.


    Women say bath houses are unclean

    KABUL (PAN): Women in Kabul worry that communal bath houses are unclean but say they have no choice as many do not have bathrooms in their own homes.


    Karzai urges German investment in Afghanistan

    KABUL(PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday urged Germany to invest in different Afghan sectors after the security transition to Afghan forces from their international colleagues, a process begi


    68 children treated in Germany return home

    KABUL (PAN): Sixty-eight children returned home after being treated in Germany with the cooperation of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) and German Peace Village, officials said on Sunday.

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    Women drivers harassed on the roads

    KABUL (PAN): Their numbers may be small, but the female drivers of Kabul are not silent.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    UN wants children excluded from security forces

    KABUL (PAN): A senior United Nations official demanded on Sunday that child soldiers should be expelled from Afghan security forces.


    Violence against children leaves scars

    KABUL (PAN): Hameedullah, 12, sells cigarettes on a busy road in the capital, Kabul.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Violence against children leaves scars

    KABUL (PAN): Hameedullah, 12, sells cigarettes on a busy road in the
    capital, Kabul. He says he was often been beaten by his father, making


    Hindu, Sikh children bullied out of school

    KABUL (PAN): When he was 12, Velinder Singh, a Sikh,  was bullied so viciously by his Muslim classmates, that he dropped out of school and went to work with his father