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    Accidents & Disasters

    10 bodies of drowned Afghans arrive in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The bodies of 10 Afghans, who drowned last week in the Mediterranean Sea near Istanbul, arrived on Saturday at the Kabul International Airport, an official said.


    Eye-dental ward opens at FMIC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An eye and dental ward was inaugurated on Saturday at the French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul during a ceremony attended by Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah.


    Cabinet framework to become clear this week: Khan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling early formation of the Cabinet as important, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah’s first deputy Mohammad Khan on Saturday said some progress had been achieved in forming a consensus Cabinet, but a final decision was yet to be taken.


    President seeks Pak sincerity in war on terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday said that Pakistan and Afghanistan were facing a common enemy in the form of terrorism that could be eliminated through a joint strategy.


    CEO stresses joint anti-terror war

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif met Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in his office on Thursday.

    During the meeting Sharif congratulated Abdullah on securing the Chief Executive office and discussed the opening of new chapter or cooperation between the two countries on issues of mutual interest.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistan offers to train Afghan forces

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif on Thursday offered Afghanistan military, political and economic support, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.


    CEO for greater focus on strengthening ANSF

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah on Thursday called for a stronger NATO mission to train and advise Afghan security forces after an end to combat operations in the next few weeks.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Bodies being sent home from Istanbul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Consulate in Istanbul on Thursday said preparations were being made to send to Afghanistan the bodies of migrants who drowned as a result of a boat that capsized in Turkey this week.


    Pakistan army chief meets Gen. Karimi

    KABUL(Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif arrived in Kabul on Thursday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on issues of common interest, particularly the security challenge.


    Logar cricket training academy inaugurated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A rehabilitated cricket training academy has been opened in central Logar province, with cricket officials hoping the facility would help hunt talent for the national side.