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    Business & Economics

    Poor quality oil floods Kabul filling stations

    KABUL (PAN): Drivers complain low-quality fuel has flooded Kabul, despite the Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA)’s promise to take measures to curb substandard fuel imports.



    Education

    70,000 12th grade graduates to get admissions

    KABUL (PAN): Around 70,000 students would be enrolled in semi-higher education institutes and colleges across the country during the current year, a Cabinet minister said on Saturday.



    Governance

    US to consider a range of options against Pakistan

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Adopting a policy of carrot and stick, the Pentagon leader on Thursday said a military-to-military relationship with Pakistan was improving.



    Security and Crime

    3 ISAF soldiers killed in roadside blasts

    KABUL (PAN): Three NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were  killed in two separate incidents in the troubled south, the alliance said on Friday.



    Governance

    Hammond renews UK’s Afghan commitment

    KABUL (PAN): UK Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond, at a meeting with President Hamid Karzai, on Thursday renewed his country’s commitment to supporting Afghanistan beyond 2014.



    Governance

    UK to Taliban: Talks to resolve conflict

    KABUL (PAN): A senior British official warned on Thursday that Afghanistan could face problems after the 2014 withdrawal of foreign soldiers from the war-hit country.



    Business & Economics

    Gold, gas, petrol prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Prices of gold, gas and petrol declined during the outgoing week in Kabul, where rates of other essential commodities remained stable, retailers said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Gold, gas, petrol prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Prices of gold, gas and petrol declined during the outgoing week in Kabul, where rates of other essential commodities remained stable, retailers said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    45 rebels perish in security operations

    KABUL (PAN): Forty-five insurgents were killed and 14 others detained in a series of joint operations in different provinces over the past 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Kabulis to pay power bills through cell phones

    KABUL (PAN): Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) on Wednesday signed a contract with the Etisalat Telecommunication Company to enable Kabul residents to pay electricity bills through mobile telep