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Regional, global cooperation key to Afghan stability: Ghani

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Feb 04, 2016 - 20:18
کابل (پژواک، ١٥ سلواغه ٩٤): ولسمشر غني په افغانستان کې سوله او ثبات د حکومت او خلکو بنسټيزه غوښتنه وبلله او وايي، په دې برخه کې سيمه ييزه او نړيواله همکاري مهمه ده.
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Despite danger consequences, plastic bags sold unabated

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Feb 03, 2016 - 21:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): A ban on producing and selling plastic bags was imposed in the country five years ago, but the restriction lasted a few days and the bags have since been sold across the country unabated and unchecked.
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Dostum unhappy after his suggestions ignored

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Feb 03, 2016 - 18:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Islamic Movement (NIM) party on Wednesday said First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum was unhappy with the government for ignoring his suggestions and warned of serious problems if his suggestions were not implemented.
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Recommendations on nutrition reviewed at Kabul workshop

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Feb 02, 2016 - 21:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): The ministries of agriculture and public health jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) organized a national consultation workshop on recommendations of the 2014 second...
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5-year-old Murtaza from Ghazni wants to meet Messi

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Feb 01, 2016 - 20:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): A five-year-old boy from southern Ghazni province says he wants to meet Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi and wants him to construct a football ground in his home town of Jaghori district, after his photos in a homemade Messi shirt went viral on social media.
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2 Kabul roads inaugurated after reconstruction

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Feb 01, 2016 - 19:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on two roads in Kart-i-Seh and Kart-i-Char areas of capital Kabul has been completed and the roads were inaugurated on Monday.
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Afghanistan cricket team leaves for India

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Feb 01, 2016 - 17:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan national cricket team on Monday left for India ahead of participating in the five-nation Asia Cup Twenty20 Qualifiers scheduled to start in Bangladesh on Feb 19.
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Kabul, Berlin working to jointly address migration causes

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Jan 29, 2016 - 15:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Advisor on Friday said Afghanistan and Germany were jointly working on a programme to address the causes of migration by increasing number of Afghans to Europe.
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Kabul hillside dwellers face many hardships in winter

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Jan 28, 2016 - 16:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Families living in the hillside neighbourhoods of capital Kabul complain they lack electricity, drinking water and are vulnerable to floods and landslides in winter. Over the past two decades, people occupied government’s lands of...
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Increased exports a victory for Afghan traders: Ghani

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Jan 27, 2016 - 19:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said the increase in exports of Afghan products was a victory for traders and the country.
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NSC assesses security threats in 9 provinces

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) tasked security departments with finding resolution to security issues in nine provinces, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.
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Anti-corruption fight a top priority, Danish tells DI team

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Jan 25, 2016 - 21:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Second Vice-President Sarwar Danish briefed representatives of the Democracy International (DI) on the government’s efforts at fighting corruption, legal reforms and monitoring activities of public sector departments, a statement from his office said yesterday.
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Governors to be consulted on police chiefs’ appointment

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Jan 25, 2016 - 20:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said provincial governors would be consulted prior to the appointment of provincial police chiefs in future.
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Ghani attends fateha for Jalalabad attack victims

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Jan 25, 2016 - 19:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Monday attended a memorial service at the Eid Gah mosque in Kabul for the victims of last week’s suicide attack on a gathering of tribal elders in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province.
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President mourns media people killed in suicide attack

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Jan 24, 2016 - 21:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday joined a prayers offering ceremony for the victims of Wednesday’s suicide attack on a minibus carrying Tolo News channel’s staff members in Kabul.
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Ex-inmates join protestors in Kabul to demand Gitmo closure

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Jan 23, 2016 - 16:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Protestors in central capital Kabul on Saturday asked the United States government to close down notorious Guantanamo Bay prison and treat its inmates in accordance with international conventions on human rights. The US established...
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Peace strategy ineffective, needs thorough review: Ahady

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Jan 21, 2016 - 15:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan’s New National Front (ANNF) on Thursday called the peace process complicated, claiming the government’s strategy for reconciliation had been ineffective. ANNF head Anwarul Haq Ahady said the government believed...
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Security incidents: 2 district police chiefs sacked in Kabul

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Jan 20, 2016 - 19:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police chiefs for eighth and 12 th districts of Kabul have been removed after the torching of a girls’ school and rocket strikes in theirbailiwicks, an official said on Wednesday. Two days back, the Ahmad Shah Baba Girls’ School was...
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7 killed, 25 injured as bomber hits media van in Kabul

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Jan 20, 2016 - 17:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least seven people, including two women, were killed and another 25 sustained injuries on Wednesday evening when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying employees of a local TV channel near the Russian embassy in Kabul, officials said.
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Ghani congratulates Rouhani on sanctions lift

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Jan 19, 2016 - 22:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani congratulated his Iranian counterpart President Hassan Rouhani on the lifting of international sanctions, his office said on Tuesday.
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