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    President makes pitch for Pakistani investment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday hoped Pakistan’s investment in Afghanistan would play a key role in further improving ties between the neighbours.


    Bridge over Harirod River inaugurated

    FEROZKOH/FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed bridge over the Harirod River in western Ghor province was inaugurated on Thursday, officials said.


    ISI aiding global terrorism: Mujaddedi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Salvation Front (ANSF), led by Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, on Thursday accused the Pakistani spy network of aiding international terrorism.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Kandahar PC flays Dangam assault

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Condemning insurgent attacks on residents of Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, the Kandahar provincial council (PC) on Thursday asked the government to increase the number of security forces in the troubled town.

    Security and Crime

    Policemen among 5 hurt in Kapisa blast

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Five people, including three policemen, wounded in a blast that took place in front of the provincial police office in central Kapisa province on Thursday, police chief said.

    Business & Economics

    Gold rate up, fuel and afghani down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold jumped while the rates of fuel decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Mandate of EU police mission extended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL) has been extended for a year, the EU said on Thursday. A budget of €58 million was also approved for the mission.


    ISAF hails Ghani-Raheel resolve to combat terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) commander on Thursday welcomed the Afghan-Pakistan resolve to put up a joint front against the scourge of terrorism.

    Business & Economics,Features

    A model of economic development

    While others around them continue to squabble among themselves, remain suspicious of each other and are lukewarm in their responses even after agreeing in principle to bury the hatchet that mars their past relationship with each other, the Chinese single-mindedly pursue an economic agenda in their well-thought-out interest.


    CEO calls for urgent action against terrorists

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Mourning the loss of more than 130 school students in Peshawar, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said Afghanistan had never made any distinction between good and bad terrorists.