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    Traditional local jirgas violative of human rights

    KABUL (PAN): Traditional local jirgas that deal with complaints on social issues and disputes are violative of human rights in many cases and their decisions are illegal and contrary to Shariah, according to an investigation by the Independent Media Consortium (IMC) Productions said.



    Governance

    No choice with govt but to sign BSA: Samar

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan’s Human Rights Commission (AHRC) chief Seema Samar on Wednesday said the government had no choice but to sign the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US.



    Reconstruction

    Inauguration of new Kabul project soon

     KABUL (PAN): The authorities of New Kabul Development Project on Saturday announced to inaugurate construction work on the major project in Dah Sabz area soon.



    Governance

    Some media outlets fueling racism: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday accused some media outlets of spreading linguistic and ethnic fanaticism in Afghanistan, claiming such prejudicial acts had support from outside to damage the national unity.



    Governance

    Inclusive settlement key to Afghan peace: Sharif

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, promising his support for Afghan peace negotiators to continue talks with the Taliban, on Saturday said an "inclusive political settlement" was key to sustainable peace in Afghanistan in 2014 and beyond.



    Business & Economics

    Afghani dips versus US dollar, gas up

    KABUL (PAN): The afghani dipped against the US dollar during the outgoing week in Kabul, where gas prices soared and other daily-use commodities rates stayed stable, retailers said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    3 would-be suicide bombers detained: NDS

    KABUL (PAN): A three-member group of rebels has been for trying to conduct suicide attacks during the consultative Loya Jirga in capital Kabul, the spy service said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Assembly endorses accord with recommendations

    KABUL (PAN): The consultative Loya Jirga on Sunday overwhelmingly approved the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington by issuing a 31-aritcle declaration that asked the US to set up courts at its bases in the country to try American troops accused of committing crimes in Afghanistan.



    Business & Economics

    Food prices up, supply trucks stay stuck

    KABUL (PAN): Nearly 8,000 vehicles laden with food, fresh fruits and vegetables have been stuck at the four gates to Kabul since Wednesday, triggering a four-fold increase in edibles prices, a trader representative said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Presidential runners: BSA in national interest

    KABUL (PAN): Reinstated presidential candidate Daud Sultanzoy on Thursday called on the Loya Jirga to pass the security deal with the US because Kabul needed a strong ally under the present circums