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    Civilian deaths caused by airstrikes up: ISAF

    KABUL (PAN): Civilian deaths caused by NATO-led airstrikes increased from 57 to 67, or by 18 percent, over the past eight month, compared to the same period of 2010, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Govt asked to accept woman MP's peace plan

    KABUL (PAN): Almost 200 people staged a protest in Kabul on Thursday, demanding that a peace process, proposed by a woman member of the Wolesi Jirga, be implemented forthwith


    Saudi embassy set to reopen

    KABUL (PAN): The Saudi Arabia embassy in Kabul is expected to resume its operations soon, an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    4 ISAF soldiers perish

    KABUL (PAN): Four international soldiers were killed in two separate incidents in southern and eastern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Thursday.  

    Business & Economics

    Traders call for abolition of municipal tax law

    KABUL (PAN): A number of trade bodies in Afghanistan demanded on Wednesday the government either abolish or amend the municipal tax law.

    Security and Crime

    Heroin labs destroyed, drugs worth $300m seized

    KABUL (PAN): Six heroin laboratories and drugs worth $300 million were seized in the Baghran district of southern Helmand province, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.


    Karzai to scientists: help resolve Kabul problems

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday urged scientists and experts to study the problems being face by Kabul and find out solutions for them.

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    Partnership with Pakistan hard to revive: Mullen

    KABUL (PAN): The partnership approach between Washington and Islamabad would be hard to revive in the wake of recent attacks on American interests, US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Pak speaker calls for joint front against terror

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan's National Assembly speaker on Wednesday condoled with her Afghan counterpart the assassination of former president Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani.


    Second Scientific and Research Seminar of Milad-e-Kabul held (Video)

    KABUL, Sept 28, 2011: Kabul City Mayor Eng.