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    Consultative women’s board soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new board called ‘Consultative Women’s Board’ would be soon created to work for resolving problems facing the gender, an official said on Thursday.


    PC members-elect to take oath next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Thursday announced holding swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected provincial councils (PC) members next week.


    President seeks China’s role in Afghan stability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Currently on his maiden four-day trip to Beijing, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has urged China to play a proactive role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.

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    Military uniform sellers warned of arrest

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Thursday warned illegal sellers of military uniform sellers would be detained and their shops closed down if they did not return such items within three days.

    Security and Crime

    Special court created to hear Kabul Bank case

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Supreme Court has created a special court to address cases of individuals involved in the Kabul Bank scandal, the Attorney General’s Office said on Wednesday.


    Afghanistan to be regional trade hub: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said Afghanistan had the potential to become the region’s largest iron and copper exporter over the next decade.


    Beijing offers to mediate between Kabul, Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): China on Thursday offered to mediate between bickering South Asian neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan for the sake of stability in the region.


    China pledges asistance; 4 accords signed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): During his first international trip, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday won concrete aid pledges at talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.


    Senators ask govt to stem insecurity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of the parliament -- on Tuesday asked the national unity government to enforce effective measures to stem the ongoing wave of insecurity across the country.  


    Feldman, Aziz discuss regional stability

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): America’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Dan Feldman has arrived in Islamabad for talks with top Pakistani officials on bilateral and regional issues.