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    Further silence against Pakistan a sin: Muslimyar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga Chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar on Tuesday strongly condemned Sunday’s suicide attack on a volleyball tournament in southeastern Paktika province, alleging such barbaric attacks were the handiwork of Pakistan’s intelligence agency and army.



    Security and Crime

    World must help dismantle terror havens: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.



    Security and Crime

    Haqqani Network behind Paktika attack: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Monday claimed the deadly Sunday’s suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province had been carried out by the dreaded Haqqani Network.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Abdullah for deep probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday categorically condemned the Paktika suicide attack that left 61 people dead and over 60 wounded, directing security organs to thoroughly investigate the incident.



    Governance

    Govt stressed to form cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan National Congress (ANC) and civil society organizations on Sunday warned to stage series of protests if the government failed to form cabinet without further delay.



    Governance,Women

    Moot on Afghanistan women's rights held in Norway

    OSLO (Pajhwok): A conference on women women's rights in Afghanistan was held in Norway on Sunday on advancing Women’s Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Foreign troops can operate in 3 legal areas

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan government on Saturday said three legal areas have been outlined for operations by foreign troops in Afghanistan under the security agreements.



    Governance

    France to help build women health care centre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): French Ambassador to Kabul Jean-Michel Marlaud on Saturday promised construction of a health care centre for women in the capital Kabul.



    Governance

    Paktia security, economy improve a lot : Official

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spokesperson of Paktia governor on Saturday claimed considerable improvement in security and economic situation of the strategically important southeastern Paktia province.



    Security and Crime

    2 security forces, 10 rebels dead in Kamdish fight

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Saturday that hundreds of militants carried out coordinated attack on Kamdish district of eastern Nuristan, and the ensuing battle left two Afghan security forces and 10 militants dead.