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MoD to punish persons leaking hospital video to media

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Feb 13, 2016 - 16:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Saturday said it would punish those who shared a video clip showing a woman gives to birth her child in the courtyard of a major hospital in Kabul. A private television on Tuesday night aired a video...
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80mw power supply from Tajikistan to Kabul restored

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Feb 13, 2016 - 15:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): The destroyed power pylon has been repaired in northern Kunduz province, partially restoring electricity to capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday, claiming the government plans to import more electricity from Tajikistan.
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150 posts lying vacant in Kabul municipality

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Feb 11, 2016 - 19:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 150 posts in the municipality of capital Kabul, a city without mayor for the past one month, are laying vacant, an official said on Thursday. Abdul Qadir Arzo, broadcasting department head at the municipality, told...
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Baghlan offensive crucial to breaking Kunduz siege: Ghani

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Feb 09, 2016 - 21:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said the Special Forces had been sent to northern Baghlan province where ongoing operations against militants were crucial to breaking the siege of Kunduz province.
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Iranians among 318 crime suspects held in Kabul

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Feb 09, 2016 - 19:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police in capital Kabul have arrested 318 suspects, including two Iranians, in connection with 147 criminal cases during the past 30 days, an official said on Tuesday.
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Top officials use CBR to recruit relatives, say protestors

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Feb 09, 2016 - 17:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Government employees rallied in Kabul on Tuesday, seeking a halt to the Capacity Building for Results (CBR) programme that they alleged was being used by top officials to recruit their relatives and friends to vacant posts.
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Explosion rocks Kabul; no info on casualties

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Feb 09, 2016 - 09:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): An explosion took place on the Metrological Department Road in the 15th police district of Kabul on Tuesday morning, but details of casualties were not immediately available. Head of 119 police helpline, Brig. Gen. Humayoon Aini,...
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Protesters want Nangrahar governor removed

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Feb 08, 2016 - 16:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents of the Shinwari zone in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday staged a protest in capital Kabul, calling for the provincial governor to be removed. They also warned Nangarhar would fall to Islamic State (IS) if a...
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MoE engineers demand super skill allowance

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Feb 07, 2016 - 16:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of construction engineers of the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday staged a protest rally against what they claimed non-payment of “supper skill allowance” and warned to continue their protest if the problem was not...
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Regional, global cooperation key to Afghan stability: Ghani

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Feb 04, 2016 - 20:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling peace and stability in Afghanistan as its people’s fundamental demand, President Ashraf Ghani has said regional and international cooperation is crucial in this regard. The president said this while accepting credentials...
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Despite danger consequences, plastic bags sold unabated

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Feb 03, 2016 - 21:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): A ban on producing and selling plastic bags was imposed in the country five years ago, but the restriction lasted a few days and the bags have since been sold across the country unabated and unchecked.
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Dostum unhappy after his suggestions ignored

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Feb 03, 2016 - 18:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Islamic Movement (NIM) party on Wednesday said First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum was unhappy with the government for ignoring his suggestions and warned of serious problems if his suggestions were not implemented.
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Recommendations on nutrition reviewed at Kabul workshop

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Feb 02, 2016 - 21:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): The ministries of agriculture and public health jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) organized a national consultation workshop on recommendations of the 2014 second...
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5-year-old Murtaza from Ghazni wants to meet Messi

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Feb 01, 2016 - 20:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): A five-year-old boy from southern Ghazni province says he wants to meet Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi and wants him to construct a football ground in his home town of Jaghori district, after his photos in a homemade Messi shirt went viral on social media.
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2 Kabul roads inaugurated after reconstruction

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Feb 01, 2016 - 19:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on two roads in Kart-i-Seh and Kart-i-Char areas of capital Kabul has been completed and the roads were inaugurated on Monday.
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Afghanistan cricket team leaves for India

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Feb 01, 2016 - 17:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan national cricket team on Monday left for India ahead of participating in the five-nation Asia Cup Twenty20 Qualifiers scheduled to start in Bangladesh on Feb 19.
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Kabul, Berlin working to jointly address migration causes

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Jan 29, 2016 - 15:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Advisor on Friday said Afghanistan and Germany were jointly working on a programme to address the causes of migration by increasing number of Afghans to Europe.
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Kabul hillside dwellers face many hardships in winter

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Jan 28, 2016 - 16:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Families living in the hillside neighbourhoods of capital Kabul complain they lack electricity, drinking water and are vulnerable to floods and landslides in winter. Over the past two decades, people occupied government’s lands of...
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Increased exports a victory for Afghan traders: Ghani

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Jan 27, 2016 - 19:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said the increase in exports of Afghan products was a victory for traders and the country.
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NSC assesses security threats in 9 provinces

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) tasked security departments with finding resolution to security issues in nine provinces, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.
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