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    Security and Crime

    NYT reporter gets 24 hours to leave

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Wednesday asked the New York Times (NYT) reporter to leave Afghanistan within 24 hours, saying his entry into the country had been banned.



    Governance

    Security forces need $6b annually: Zakhilwal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More foreign aid would be needed to strengthen Afghan security forces after the drawdown of international troops and the current insurgency in the country, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Foreigner stabbed to death in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A foreign national died after being stabbed by unidentified men in the 10th police district of Kabul on Wednesday, an official said.



    Governance

    Sher rejects idea of national unity govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wafaq-i-Milli Party on Monday rejected the idea of a national unity government, alleging both election teams were comprised of corrupt and unqualified people.



    Governance

    MoFA: No decision yet on rep to NATO summit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said a decision on who would represent Afghanistan at next month’s NATO summit in Wales would be made after the new president was sworn in.



    Security and Crime

    Corruption seen behind torching of oil tankers

     

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of Wolesi Jirga, investigating the torching of hundreds of fuel tankers, said on Monday some security and supply officials were linked to the arson attack.



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    Afghan airlines allowed to fly Hajj pilgrims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's airlines have been allowed to transport pilgrims to Saudi Arabia (SA) for performing the Hajj ritual, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Private company chief shot dead in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead the head of a private company in the 10th municipality district of Kabul on Monday, an official said.



    Health

    Japan donates 40 ambulances to MoPH

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nation International Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday delivered 40 ambulance, donated by Japan, to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).



    Security and Crime

    MoD says no talks with rebels in Helmand

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Rejecting reports of talks with militants, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Sunday said the troops were carrying out operations in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.