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    6 students killed in Khost suicide attack

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education strongly condemned Friday’s suicide attack that killed six school students and injured two others in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Sunday.


    Dalil leaves for Geneva to attend World Health Assembly

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Public Health Minister Dr. Suraya Dalil on Saturday left for Switzerland to attend the 65th World Health Assembly taking place in Geneva from May 21-26, an official said.


    Ministry: No change in education system

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education on Saturday refuted claims that Afghanistan's schooling system had been reduced from 12th grade to 11th.


    Stop closing schools, Wardak urges Taliban

    KABUL (PAN): Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak on Sunday called on Taliban fighters to stop closing schools, if they were involved in the proctice, and aid efforts to educate Afghan children.


    4m Saudi riyals donated to education ministry

    KABUL (PAN): Saudi Arabia would provide 4 million riyals (nearly 53 million afghanis) for the religious education department at the Ministry of Education, an official said on Sunday.


    Afghan students to Pakistan: Release our books

    KABUL (PAN): Schoolchildren and their parents on Saturday urged the Pakistani government to release four million textbooks stranded at the Karachi port. They said education had nothing to do with politics.


    Outsiders blamed for attacks on schools

    KABUL (PAN): Education ministry officials on Wednesday said elements outside the country were behind attacks on schools and staff in several Afghan provinces.


    Karzai expects tough talks on security accord

    KABUL (PAN): The strategic cooperation  pact with the United States was in Afghanistan’s interest and a bilateral security agreement would be signed next year if the country’s core concerns were addressed, President Hamid Karzai said on Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Gold prices up, food stable in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Prices of gold edged up during the outgoing week in Kabul, while other consumer products’ rates remained stable, retailers said on Thursday.


    Signing of pact with US evokes mixed response

    KABUL (PAN): Some Afghans believe the signing of the strategic cooperation pact with the US will help maintain peace and contain inference from neighbouring countries, but others are worried about