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    Petrol, sugar prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of petrol, sugar and oil decreased during the outgoing week in the central capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.


    Protests staged against Quran desecration

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents on Tuesday blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway for several hours at various locations in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province to protest the alleged desecration of the holy Quran by security forces.

    Security and Crime

    Riyadh has no plan to expel illegal Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Refugee and Repatriation on Wednesday said Riyadh had assured Kabul that illegal Afghan refugees and workers would not be forcibly expelled from the kingdom.

    Business & Economics

    MoF fails to achieve annual revenue target

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government’s revenue in 2013 stood at $112 billion, or a quarter of its annual budget, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics

    2013 saw afghani falling against dollar

    KABUL (PAN): The afghani lost its value against the US dollar during the outgoing year, when rates of gold and some food items fell, compared with their prices in 2012.

    Business & Economics

    Rates of food items, fuel down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Rates of some essential items, including fuel, flour and sugar, came down in Kabul this week, market sources said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Bodies of couple found in Kabul

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Two dead bodies were founded behind the Barikot Cinema in the Deh Mazang locality of central capital Kabul, police said on Thursday.


    Cabinet, top court nominees win trust vote

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai’s five choices for Cabinet and two for Supreme Court High Council slots won a vote of confidence from the Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday.


    Karzai’s Cabinet picks introduced to MPs

    KABUL (PAN): First Vice-President Qasim Fahim on Saturday introduced President Hamid Karzai’s five Cabinet nominees for a vote of confidence to the lower house of the parliament.

    Business & Economics

    Essential item rates remain steady

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of essential daily-use commodities stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.