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    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.


    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.


    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.

    Business & Economics

    Afghanistan’s export up by 33pc: ACCI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Saturday said the country’s exports witnessed a 33 percent increase during the current year, compared with 2013.

    Business & Economics

    ACCI promises aid to landslide victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Saturday announced aid for the victims of a devastating landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province.

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    1978 military coup paves way for bloodshed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some analysts believed the 1978 military coup staged by soviet backed communists had paved way for bloodshed, instability and foreign interference in the country.

    Business & Economics

    Prices of flour down, other items unchanged

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of flour have dipped while those of other essential daily-use commodities remained unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Candidates urged to demonstrate patience

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and other civil institutions on Monday welcomed release of partial results of April, 5 polls, urging candidates to demonstrate patience, officials said on Monday.