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    Unity urged to make elections a success

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Agenda Foundation (NAF) on Tuesday suggested creation of a body involving all presidential candidates to forge national unity and make the elections successful.



    Security and Crime

    5 suicide bombers killed after 4-hour battle

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide attack on a foreign guest house in Kabul ended with the killing of all five bombers on Friday evening, Deputy Minister of Interior Gen. Mohammad Ayub Salangi said.



    Governance

    Rahmonov stresses non-interference policy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmonov on Thursday said celebrating the new solar year highlighted the common culture of regional countries besides boosting ties among them.



    Culture

    Nawroz festival begins in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony marking the Nawroz festival got under way at the Presidential Palace in Kabul with the Afghan national dance called Atan on Thursday morning.



    Security and Crime

    Dead PC runner identified as Mohammadi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A provincial council candidate who died a day earlier along with nine others in a brazen Taliban attack on the Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in Kabul has been identified as Zamarai Mohammadi.



    Security and Crime

    ISI behind Kabul hotel attack: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday accused Pakistan’s Inter-services Intelligence (ISI) of masterminding Thursday’s attack on the Serena Hotel that claimed nine



    Security and Crime

    10 dead in attack on IEC office in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten people, including five gunmen, were killed on Tuesday when a regional office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul came under attack.



    Security and Crime

    Last year bloody for security forces: Azimi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces suffered many fatalities during the last solar year, when militant attacks drastically surged, the Ministry of Defence spokesman said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    7 Serena Hotel security guards arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven Serena Hotel security guards have been arrested for negligence in preventing Thursday’s armed attack, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.  



    Social

    Over a million Afghans engaged in child labour

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Work and Social Affairs on Monday said that economic problems had forced more than one million children into child labour across Afghanistan.