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    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.

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    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.


    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

    Business & Economics

    Gold prices down, gas up in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of liquefied gas jumped and gold fell, but rates of other items stayed unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Efforts on to add 5 professions to curriculum

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education on Sunday said it had launched efforts to add five professional courses to the education curriculum and establish as many institutes in this regard in Kabul.

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    12 detained on different charges in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Police detained a dozen people on different charges in various parts of the central capital Kabul, the Ministry of Interior said on Monday.


    Pneumonia vaccination drive in Kabul soon

    PAN (PAN): The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday announced it would launch a pneumonia vaccination programme soon for children under year of age.


    NGO claims training thousands of women

    KABUL (PAN): One thousand women underwent literacy and vocational training in nine provinces and 3,000 others benefitted from a healthcare and justice programme over the past three years, an official said on Tuesday.


    3-day Loya Jirga on BSA in November

    KABUL (PAN): Nearly 3,000 people’s representatives would attend the proposed Loya Jirga on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States, scheduled to begin in November, an official said on Monday.


    Afghan-UK panel to meet on Wednesday

    KABUL (PAN): A second meeting of the Afghanistan-UK Joint Commission would take place in Kabul on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) announced on Sunday.