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    Gul's in-laws sentenced into 11 years jail (Video)

    KABUL (PAN): Sahar Gul, a teenager who was locked-up in a toilet for six months by her in-la



    Security and Crime

    7 dead, 17 injured in Kabul suicide attack

    KABUL (PAN): Seven people were killed and 17 others wounded on Wednesday morning after four burqa clad suicide attackers tried to enter an international military base at the 9th police district of Kabul.



    Governance

    Problem of Afghan envoys in Iran resolved: Foreign ministry

    KABUL (PAN): The the issue of beating of Afghan diplomats in Iran was exaggerated and the neighbours had been able to resolve the tiff, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    AI calls for release of Noorin TV journalist

    KABUL (PAN): An influential international human rights watchdog on Tuesday launched a campaign for the release of an Afghan TV journalist who was detained last month



    Business & Economics

    Eftikhar takes over as new AISA chief

    KABUL (PAN): The newly-appointed Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) chief said he would introduce tax exemptions to help strengthen the industrial sector.



    Governance

    MPs outraged by Laghman operation

    KABUL (PAN): The death of two people and the arrest of eight others during a security operation in Qarghayee district of eastern Laghman province on Tuesday angered parliamentarians, who asked the defence minister to explain the situation.



    Governance

    Senators want ASP members punished

    KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga (Senate) members on Tuesday urged the government to punish Afghanistan Solidarity Party (ASP) supporters who staged a demonstration against jihadi leaders in the capital Kabul.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan spy chief verifies Ismail’s death

    KABUL (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief on Tuesday confirmed the death of Taliban military council’s deputy head Maulvi Ismail and 25 key rebel figures, but the militant movement vehemently rejected the claim.



    Security and Crime

    Al Qaeda unaffected by Osama’s demise: Analysts

    KABUL (PAN): A year after the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, experts say the network’s activities remain unaffected.



    Culture

    Copper extraction from Ainak mine to start next year

    KABUL (PAN): The process of digging historic relics at eight sites around the world’s largest copper mine in central Logar province is nearing completion and extraction work would be launched next