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    Nobel Prize a great encouragement: Malala

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani girl, Malala Yousafzai, who shares the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi, has said the award encouraged her to continue her struggle for girls’ education.

    Security and Crime

    2 alleged Pakistani terrorists arrested in Kunduz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Saturday two alleged terrorists associated with the Pakistani Taliban and Haqqani network have been arrested in northern Kunduz province.

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    MPs urge Ahmadzai to name ‘clean’ Cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hailing recent measures by the new government, a number of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday asked President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai not to appoint graft-tainted former officials and ministers as members of the new Cabinet.

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    Full Agenda for Second Annual Afghan Social Media Summit Now Available

    From e-Governance to #Hashtag Activism, Afghan Social Media summit paves the way for a digitized Afghanistan


    Ghani links economic prosperity to stability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said Afghanistan cannot achieve economic prosperity without peace and stability, which he called the most important job to be done.


    IWA: Most donors fail to publish project details

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) on Thursday said most donors had failed to publish information about their funds and donations given to Afghanistan over the past 13 years, hindering efforts at transparency.


    Simultaneous elections idea flopped: Sadat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Holding two elections simultaneously has proven a failure in Afghanistan, the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief said on Thursday.


    Ebola virus: Special teams deployed at airports

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has deployed special teams of doctors at airports nationwide to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from being imported to the country, an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    2 kidnapped Pakistani engineers rescued

    SHIBREGHAN (Pajhwok): Two militants, including a Pakistani, and a policeman were killed during a clash in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday, when two abducted Pakistani engineers were rescued from their captors.

    Business & Economics

    Food, fuel prices stable in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of some daily-use commodities and fuel registered no change during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.