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    Kuchi-Hazara clash feared in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A fresh clash between Kuchi and Hazara tribes was feared on Wednesday by the Military Council in central Maidan Wardak province.


    Over a million Afghans engaged in child labour

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Work and Social Affairs on Monday said that economic problems had forced more than one million children into child labour across Afghanistan.

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    Tribesmen seek action against illegal Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Tribesmen from Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal region have demanded action against illegal Afghan citizens in their areas.


    Jawzjan to have gas-powered turbine

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The installation of gas turbine by an Indian company would help reduce electricity shortage in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Sunday.


    Nationwide Niazi tribe council created

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After considerable negotiations, the Niazai tribe on Thursday announced creation of social and nationwide council, underlining tribal unity and greater coordination to protect their constitutional rights.


    Ghazni residents seek power connections

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of this capital city of southern Ghazni province accuse the provincial power utility of turning a blind eye to their problems concerning electricity.


    Hundreds of families provided with potable water

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Following completion of a big project, hundreds of families provided with clean drinking water in Chaghcharan, the capital of central Ghor province, officials said on Monday.


    1,800 violence against women cases solved

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Of 4,500 incidents of violence against women recorded last year, 1,800 cases have been resolved under the Elimination of Violence against Women Law, a report released on Saturday said.


    Candlelight vigil held for slain soldiers in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A large number of people took part a candlelight vigil organised by civil society activists in northern Balkh province to pay homage to the slain Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers killed in Ghaziabad district of eastern Nangarhar province.