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Azizullah Ludin passes away

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Jan 04, 2015 - 19:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Azizullah Ludin, ex-chairman High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption, died on Sunday morning in a US hospital after suffering a heart attack, a relative said. Mohammad Ismail told Pajhwok Afghan News Ludin was flown to the US...
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Crime ratio declined in capital Kabul: Police chief

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Jan 04, 2015 - 17:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Sunday claimed arresting 139 criminals, seizing 134 weapons of different brands and recovering 89 kilograms of narcotics in the last couples of weeks in the capital city.
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MPs want wedding deaths deeply probed

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Jan 04, 2015 - 17:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday called for a thoroughgoing investigation into Wednesday’s shelling on a wedding party in Helmand province and giving harsher punishment to the perpetrators. Several mortar rounds blamed on Afghan...
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Afghanistan, Pakistan work on ‘joint terrorist list’

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Jan 01, 2015 - 19:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Pakistan have started work on preparing a joint list of terrorists, a media report said on Thursday. Pakistan newspaper Express Tribune quoted diplomatic and government sources as saying the two countries had entered...
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Afghans forces in charge, vow to defend country

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Jan 01, 2015 - 18:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan security organs on Thursday took security responsibility of the entire country, assuring they were well-prepared and capable to counter internal and external threats posed by terrorist groups.
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8 dead in fresh bout of violence

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Jan 01, 2015 - 13:54
KABUL, MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed and two more wounded in two separate incidents of violence in capital Kabul and northern Faryab province, officials said Thursday.
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2014 deadliest year for Afghan journalists: NAI

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Dec 31, 2014 - 20:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Media support organisation NAI on Wednesday said eight journalists were killed in 2014 when violence against them surged by 64 percent. Another nine journalists were injured, 20 detained, 38 beaten and 50 threatened and insulted...
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75 Norwegian troops to stay on: envoy

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Dec 31, 2014 - 16:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventy-five Norwegian troops would remain in Afghanistan post-2014 as part of NATO’s new mission to “train and support” Afghan forces, the country’s ambassador to Kabul said on Wednesday. Tomorrow, Afghan army and police will take...
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Senators ask president, CEO to resign

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Dec 30, 2014 - 17:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday said the president and the chief executive officer (CEO) should resign for their failure to form cabinet in three months. President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah promised they would form...
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Protests if cabinet not named soon: activists

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Dec 29, 2014 - 20:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): A civil society group on Monday warned of launching a protest movement in Kabul if the unity government failed to introduce cabinet nominees soon.
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NATO should fulfill continued aid pledge: MPs

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Dec 28, 2014 - 18:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Welcoming the end to NATO’s 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan, senators on Sunday urged the western military alliance to fulfill its promises of continued assistance to Afghan forces. The NATO formally ended its longest combat...
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Deputy CEO lambasts delay in cabinet formation

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Dec 28, 2014 - 17:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Sunday vehemently criticized delay in formation of cabinet and made clear that people wanted to know procrastination tactics behind the vital task to be done.
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Senators criticise high oil prices

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Dec 28, 2014 - 17:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday complained against high prices of petroleum products and said the rates should be decreased in line with international market trends. Senator Hidayatullah Rihaee from central Bamyan province...
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‘Soviet invasion behind Afghanistan chaos’

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Dec 27, 2014 - 20:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve of 35 anniversary of Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, former inmates recalled on Saturday the Russian invasion of Afghanistan put the country into quagmire and eternal anarchy.
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Beneficiaries dote on NHLP, want it expanded

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Dec 27, 2014 - 16:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Farmers, orchard and livestock owners in many parts of the country have welcomed an ongoing project initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and have demanded its expansion. The ministry launched the National...
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US chided for new policy on Taliban leaders

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Dec 25, 2014 - 20:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Transitional Justice Coordination Group (TJCG), a leading civil society coalition, on Thursday voiced its grave concern at the release of some Taliban detainees from the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison.
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Insurgents have no religion, says spy service

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Dec 25, 2014 - 18:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): An intelligence official said on Thursday insurgents were not only the enemy of security forces but also of the people.
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Parwan man makes solar-powered vehicle

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Dec 24, 2014 - 20:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): A young man from central Parwan province, Mustafa Mohammadi, has made a three-wheel vehicle running with the help of solar power.
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Afghan carpets win 1st position at UAE show

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Dec 24, 2014 - 19:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan carpets got the first position at an exhibition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Tanwir Investments chairman said on Wednesday.
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Proposed Draft on Amending Selection Procedures of Members in Electoral Bodies (IEC&IECC)Mandate and Duties Law

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Dec 24, 2014 - 15:14
Proposed Draft on Amending Selection Procedures of Members in Electoral Bodies (IEC&IECC)Mandate and Duties Law For reading the full story, please click here
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