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    Security and Crime

    Media urged to avoid images of terror victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Free media advocacy group NAI on Tuesday urged media outlets to avoid publishing pictures of victims of terrorist attacks because they left devastating psychological effects on citizens.



    Security and Crime

    Politicians, elders demand probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Political and tribal elders on Tuesday demanded thorough investigation and severe punishment for the perpetrators of tragic suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province that left dozens persons dead scores other wounded.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Health

    16 injured in Paktika blast in critical condition

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The death toll from Sunday’s suicide attack in southeastern Paktika province may climb further because some 16 injured people are said to be in critical condition.



    Governance

    Senate won’t hasten to ratify security deals

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The government has urged the Meshrano Jirga to give the approval of security accords with the US and NATO a priority, but the Senate chairman says they would not hasten to endorse the deals.



    Governance

    Further silence against Pakistan a sin: Muslimyar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga Chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar on Tuesday strongly condemned Sunday’s suicide attack on a volleyball tournament in southeastern Paktika province, alleging such barbaric attacks were the handiwork of Pakistan’s intelligence agency and army.



    Security and Crime

    World must help dismantle terror havens: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.



    Security and Crime

    Haqqani Network behind Paktika attack: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Monday claimed the deadly Sunday’s suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province had been carried out by the dreaded Haqqani Network.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Abdullah for deep probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday categorically condemned the Paktika suicide attack that left 61 people dead and over 60 wounded, directing security organs to thoroughly investigate the incident.



    Governance

    Govt stressed to form cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan National Congress (ANC) and civil society organizations on Sunday warned to stage series of protests if the government failed to form cabinet without further delay.



    Governance,Women

    Moot on Afghanistan women's rights held in Norway

    OSLO (Pajhwok): A conference on women women's rights in Afghanistan was held in Norway on Sunday on advancing Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan.