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    Our soil won’t be used against anyone: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday promised the new government would not allow the use of Afghanistan’s soil against anyone. 

    Business & Economics

    Buyers fill cattle markets amid high prices

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Cattle markets in various parts of the central capital have witnessed a surge in the number of buyers amid complaints about high prices of sacrificial animals ahead of the religious festival Eidul Adha.


    BSA to be signed tomorrow: Obama aide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday the long-delayed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) would be signed between Kabul and Washington on Tuesday.


    Iran praises Karzai for his stable foreign policy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran on Monday paid tributes to outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai for maintaining an independent and stable foreign policy and good relations with neighbouring countries during his 13 years reign.

    Security and Crime

    28 lives lost on power transfer day

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the oath-taking day on Monday, at least 28 people lost their lives and around 30 were injured in various terrorist acts in across the country, officials said.


    Massoud named president’s special rep

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahmad Zia Massoud, a senior member of the Change and Continuity team, was appointed on Monday as President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s special representative on reforms and good governance.


    CEO vows good governance, war on graft

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Monday promised to work together with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai for stabilising Afghanistan.


    Number of Afghans in Canada surges

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on Sunday said the number of Afghan immigrants to the country had increased to 2,000 a year.


    MPs propose naming Kabul Airport after Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling outgoing President Hamid Karzai as a national leader, the Meshrano Jirga on Sunday proposed the incoming government to name the Kabul International Airport after him.


    Blood donated on Dr. Najib death anniversary

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of people on Sunday donated blood for wounded Afghan soldiers on the occasion of the 18th death anniversary of former president Dr. Najibullah in Kabul.