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    Security and Crime

    3 sabotage attempts foiled in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday said security forces had foiled three sabotage attempts and defused a bomb-rigged bicycle and detected three jerry canes filled with explosives in the central capital Kabul.



    Security and Crime

    Protection of journalists demanded

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) on Thursday voiced its concern over the growing incidents of violence against media professionals in Afghanistan.



    Business & Economics

    Petrol up, flour & gold down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of petrol soared while rates of flour and gold decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Bagram invite seen against diplomatic norms

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some political analysts said on Monday an invitation through the US embassy to President Hamid Karzai to meet his US counterpart Barack Obama at the Bagram Air Base was against diplomatic norms and principles.



    Business & Economics

    Industrialists demand govt support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In its maiden meeting, the Kabul Industrialists Association on Sunday urged the government to help resolve the problems they faced.



    Social,Interviews

    Sadly, rights on paper only for the disabled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Even government offices have flouted the law on jobs for the disabled, according to an Independent Media Consortium (IMC) investigation.



    Business & Economics

    Gas rate up, diesel down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of gas rose, but that of diesel decreased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban release 33 kidnapped civilians

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As a result of tribal elders’ mediation, 33 civilians kidnapped by militants in the Sarobi district of Kabul have been released, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Afghanistan to oversee railroad project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Tajikistan has once agreed to fund the construction of a sub-railroad in addition to the main line, with Afghanistan responsible for overseeing the implementation process and technical cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Monday.



    Health

    Polio vaccination 2nd round kicked off

    KABUL (Pajhwok): About 8.9 million children below five years of ages would be vaccinated during the second round of polio vaccination campaign across the country, an official said on Sunday.