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    Condolence ceremony for Khpalwak held

    KABUL (PAN): A special condolence ceremony for Pajhwok Afghan News reporter Ahmad Omaid Khpalwak, who was killed last week in central Uruzgan province, was held in Kabul on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    ISAF, Kabul police differ on security switch

    KABUL (PAN): Contradicting the International Security Assistance Force's view that the security switch has already taken place in the Afghan capital, Kabul police said on Monday the transfer was yet to be formalised.

    Security and Crime

    Daily Security Brief: July 21, 2011

    BALOCHISTAN, PAKISTAN: Four people were killed and 11 others wounded in a remote-controlled blast targeting a vehicle of the state-owned Oil and Gas Development Corporation Ltd.(OGDCL) in Pakistan&


    Kabul residents unhappy with park closure

    KABUL (PAN): Kabul residents are unhappy with the shutdown of Zarnegar Park, located in center of city. Officials say the park was closed down for security reasons and will reopen soon.

    Security and Crime

    Officials prepare for Kabul security transfer

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan officials are preparing for the transfer of security responsibility to Afghan security forces in Kabul, officials said Tuesday, but some analysts say that Afghan security forces should be better armed.

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    MPs blame ISI for death of Karzai's advisor

    KABUL (PAN): Members of parliament denounced on Monday the killing of President Hamid Karzai's advisor, accusing the Pakistani spy agency of supporting "terrorist" attacks in Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    Daily Security Brief: July 18, 2011

    FARAH: Two Taliban fighters were killed during a cleanup operation by Afghan National Army (ANA) and police on Monday in the Khake Safed district of western Farah province.