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    Obama greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr festival

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Greeting Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, US President Barack Obama on Sunday said the festival celebrated common values that united humanity and reinforced obligations people of all faiths had towards each other.


    UNAMA wishes all Afghans Eid Mubarak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has extended its greetings to all Afghans celebrating Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.


    Hundreds return to drug use in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): In a tragic development, more than 300 rehabilitated drug addicts have returned to the habit in central Bamyan province, where many addicts refuse to go to rehab centres, an official says.


    Eid brings no joys to fallen ANA soldier’s family

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A woman, who lost her husband, an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, during clashes in southern Helmand province, says she is passing through the hardest days of her life and special days like Eid has no importance for her.

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    71 Pakistani rockets hit 3 Kunar towns

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired up to 71 rockets into three districts of eastern Kunar province, inflicting financial losses on residents, an official said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.

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    Afghans celebrate Eid amid prayers for peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid tight security and prayers for peace, the Afghans on Monday offered Eidul Fitr prayers across the country without any major incident of violence taking place.


    Afghans want vote audit concluded fast: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday said the violence Afghanistan witnessed over the last two months was unparalleled during the past 14 years, as he prayed to Allah, the Almighty, to bring peace and stability to the nation after offering Eidul Fitr prayers.


    Eidul Fitr mubarak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News congratulates the Afghan nation and Muslim Ummah on the observance of the first day of Eidul Fitr festival, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

    Pajhwok hopes the festival may usher into a new era of peace and stability and Afghanistan take giant leaps towards development and prosperity.