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    Security and Crime

    Pajhwok reporter hurt in gunmen attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Pajhwok reporter, Azizullah Hamdard was injured during attack by unidentified gunmen in central capital Kabul.



    Security and Crime

    Security tightened in Kabul ahead of Eid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police said on Saturday tight security measures had been put in place in the capital to enable residents to celebrate the Eid festival in a secure environment.



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    Civilian killings against Islam, says Farahi

    KABUL (): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) head on Friday blamed anti-state elements for attacking unarmed civilians, saying such assaults were against the teachings of Islam.



    Sports

    Masood all praise for cricket squad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Shahzada Masood, patron-in-chief of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), on Friday congratulated the national team on scoring its biggest-ever ODI victory and said it had rewritten history.



    Governance

    No question of coalition govt: Massoud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A supporter of presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday asked the Reform and Unanimity team, led by Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, to stop insisting on the formation of a coalition government.



    Business & Economics

    Licences of 2 LPG importers suspended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday suspended the licence of Mahmood Jalil & MJ Energy on the charge of inflating bids for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports from Turkmenistan.



    Security and Crime

    Kabul airport security beefed up: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday said tight security measures had been put in place to protect the Kabul International Airport.



    Governance

    German minister meets troops in Mazar-i-Sharif

    KABUL (Pajhwok): German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen touched down on Wednesday morning at a military base in teh northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif to meet troops from her country on an announced visit.



    Governance

    Protesters slam Orgun, Gaza massacres

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people, including women, rallied in Kabul on Wednesday against a deadly attack in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province and Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip.



    Governance

    Kabulis protest perks for lawmakers

     KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists protested in Kabul on Tuesday against proposed perks and privileges for parliamentarians after their retirement.