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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. During an interview in her office in the Dehbori area of Kabul, Sultani, 38, said that... read more
KABUL (PAN): Many girls opt to elope instead of marrying against their will. Shukria, a citizen of southeastern Paktia province, is one of them. Shukria says her father would not allow her to marry her boyfriend. Instead, he promised her to his... read more
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. According to the Kabul municipality, there are 266 bath houses, 85 of which are women only. ... read more
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 beginning in July. Karzai made the call at a meeting... read more
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. From different provinces of the country, the children were... read more
KABUL (PAN): Their numbers may be small, but the female drivers of Kabul are not silent. Many complain that the harassment from male drivers, and even traffic police, has led to some serious accidents. Nargis Neda, 29, who lives in Macro Rayan... read more
KABUL (PAN): A senior United Nations official demanded on Sunday that child soldiers should be expelled from Afghan security forces. Secretary-General's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Radhika Coomaraswamy said that she... read more
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 it hard for him to focus on his studies and leaving him fearful and ashamed. Although... read more
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 it hard for him to focus on his studies and leaving him fearful and ashamed. Although... read more
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 as a shopkeeper. "One day my son's... read more
KABUL (PAN): For the first time ever, sports teams are being raised at a women's prison in the capital, Kabul, an official said on Sunday. Enthusiasm for sports is growing among inmates at the Badam Bagh prison, said Mohammad Zahir Aghbar, head... read more
KABUL (PAN): Female poets in Afghanistan believe the government is not doing enough to promote their literature, warning that unless more effort is made, the art will die out. KABUL (PAN): Female poets in Afghanistan believe the government is not... read more
KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan needs another 80,000 soldiers and police by 2012, the commander of the US Central Command, which oversees the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, said on Wednesday. Gen. James N. Mattis met President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday... read more
KABUL (PAN): Suraya, who married 13 years ago and just gave birth to her 10th child, says so many pregnancies have left her weak and caused many other health problems. The lack of a pause between pregnancies not only affects the health of mothers... read more
KABUL(PAN): Footpaths measuring 2,125 square metres would be constructed in the capital city with an estimated cost of $498,800, a minister said on Sunday. A contract to this effect was signed between minister for social affairs, labour, martyrs... read more
KABUL (PAN): Violence perpetrated on women and children has increased in Afghanistan over the past six months of the current Afghan year, a human rights official said on Monday. During the last solar year, 1,000 cases of violence against women were... read more
KABUL (PAN): Thousands of child soldiers have been withdrawn from the Afghan National Army (ANA) and police in line with a United Nations convention, a deputy minister said on Tuesday. As many as 3,000 teenagers were expelled from the country's... read more
KABUL(PAN): Seven Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) volunteers have been killed over the last three years, an official said on Wednesday. More than a dozen others were injured in the line of duty during the period, the ARCS head for youth and... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Saudi ambassador on Monday handed over about 5,000 packages of food items to the Afghanistan National Disasters Management Authority (ANDMA), officials said. Ambassador Mansour bin Salih Al-Safi provided 200 tonnes of sugar, tea,... read more
KABUL (PAN): At 22, Kushbo Hasan Zada should be enjoying her life, but instead, the young woman is debilitated by a growing problem in Afghanistan: she just can’t sleep. Thousands of people in Afghanistan are thought to be affected by... read more
KABUL (PAN): The famous Bagh-i-Zanana Garden, the only recreational space for women in the capital, has been renamed as Bagh-i-Shahr Ara after being renovated. A gymnasium, a kindergarten, a restaurant, canteen and an engraving training centre have... read more
KABUL (PAN): Under a new agreement, the pension system of Afghanistan would be computerised and improved, an official said on Tuesday. A contract to the effect was signed between Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Amina Afzali, and Abdul Qayum... read more
KABUL (PAN): Eighty advisors would join 10 Afghan ministries next year to help enhance the capacity of government officials, an official said on Wednesday. In this regard, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) had reached an agreement with 10 other... read more
KABUL (PAN): Eighty advisors would join 10 Afghan ministries next year to help enhance the capacity of government officials, an official said on Wednesday. In this regard, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) had reached an agreement with 10 other... read more
KABUL(PAN): A two-day international seminar on peace, security, tribal and religious issues began in the capital Kabul on Saturday. About 400 people, including scholars and analysts from Egypt, Pakistan, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Iran and... read more
KABUL (PAN): Although their number has increased threefold over the last nine years, religious schools in the country cannot meet demands of students, an official at the Ministry of Education said on Thursday. The number of seminaries and Quran... read more
KABUL (PAN): A gathering, calling women's role in politics crucial, has asked people, particularly the women, to courageously participate in Saturday's parliamentary elections to fulfill their responsibility towards the country.Acting women's... read more
KABUL (PAN): More than 4,500 burn cases have been registered at two hospitals in Kabul over the past six months, nearly double the amount of the same period last year.Director of Isteqlal hospital, Dr Muhammad Ali Eshan told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior Saturday banned the sale and use of firecrackers, saying it disturbed public order and paved the ground for different crimes.Police were ordered to bring violators to justice and collect firecrackers from all... read more
KABUL (PAN): As many as 330 disabled people will be trained in repairing bicycles, wheelchair, radio, TV, mobile sets and tailoring.A contract for the project was signed between the Ministry of Social Affairs, Labour, Martyrs and the Disabled and a... read more
KABUL (PAN): As many as 63 Afghan children with orthopedic problems and burn injuries returned home after receiving treatment in Germany, an official said Sunday.The children were sent to Germany six months ago for treatment with the costs paid by... read more
KABUL (PAN): Many visitors of Kabul Zoo dont abide by the rules written on the signs and try to disturb the animals and birds, the zoo officials complain.In common days around 2,000 people visit the zoo, while in the holidays the number reaches from... read more

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