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    India's Independence Day celebrated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): India's 68th Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm at the Indian Embassy in Kabul on Friday.


    Pre-poll security operation lunched

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A clearing operation was launched in insecure areas of the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province on Sunday to ensure security for elections.

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    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur


    Kabul desires peace, stability in Cairo

    KABUL (PAN): Deputy Foreign Minister Ershad Ahmadi and his Egyptian counterpart Mahmoud Auf on Monday discussed expanding political and cultural relations investment and increasing the number of scholarships for Afghan students at Al Azhar University.


    India will stand by the Afghans: Mukherjee

    NEW DELHI(PAN): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said his country was prepared to increase bilateral contribution to institution-building, training and equipment to the extent India could for Afghanistan.


    India, China agree on Afghan support

    NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Monday discussed Afghanistan and agreed that the reconstruction and efforts for security and stability in the war-ravaged country should be Afghan-led.


    Kabul, Muscat vow to strengthen ties

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan and Oman have decided to develop a memorandum of understanding on establishing a joint commission to work for a cooperation framework in various fields, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.