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    Security and Crime

    Motasim seeks change in Taliban’s approach

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim said on Monday fighting against foreign forces has slowed down, asking the militants to change their approach toward security personnel and common Afghans.

    Security and Crime,Education

    State-run varsities to stay shut till Aug. 2

    KABUL (Pajhwok): All state-run universities would remain shut till August 2, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) announced on Monday.


    Mid-year exams begin on July 6

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The mid-year examinations of schools in parts of the country having wintry weather would launch next week, the Ministry of Education said in a statement on Tuesday.

    Business & Economics

    Work on time-consuming projects halted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance on Monday said budget deficit has forced them to stop construction work on some time-consuming development projects.

    Security and Crime,Health,Sports

    On Olympic Day, Afghan athletes donate blood

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of athletes donated blood to deserving patients, especially those injured in a recent wave of clashes in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.


    Protestors accuse MoD officials of land-grab

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Participants of a protest demonstration on Thursday accused some Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials of having grabbed land allotted for public welfare projects in the central capital Kabul.


    NATO OKs plan for Afghanistan: Ahmadi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ershad Ahmadi has called the Brussels meeting important for Afghanistan’s future, saying NATO has evolved a clear plan for the country.


    Pakistan calls for better border management

    KABUIL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's National Security Advisor Dr Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Thursday met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after his arrival in Islamabad at the head of a delegation.

    Media Releases

    Declaration by the EU on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

    Declaration by the EU on the occasion of the United Nations
    International Day in Support of Victims of Torture


    Musician with global ambitions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A promising musician student at Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) has said he wants to compete in his field at national and international to represent his country.