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    Delay in completion of airport deplored

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province have urged the authorities to complete the construction of an airport in the province on schedule.

    Security and Crime

    Protestors seek harsher punishment for rapists

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Hundreds of people attending two separate protest rallies in central Kabul and southeastern Khost provinces on Saturday urged the Supreme Court to award harsher punishment to the detainees linked to the gang rape incident in Paghman town.


    Girls’ inter-school competitions held in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An inter-school competition among girls’ students in southeastern Khost province was held on Wednesday, with officials expressed optimism that such competitions would help multiply educational activities in the province.

    Business & Economics,Migration

    Waziristan refugees in Khost receive aid

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Some Australia-based Afghans provided cash assistance to refugees from Pakistan’s South Waziristan Agency (SWA) in southeastern Khost province.


    Crackdown on substandard items launched

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Several pharmacies and shops were either shut or fined following a campaign against substandard medicines and food items in southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday.


    Foreign aid sought for Waziristan refugees

    KHOST (Pajhwok): The Minister of Foreign Affairs would contact donor agencies to seek support for the refugees who recently fled a military operation in the North Waziristan Agency (NWA) of Pakistan. 

    Security and Crime

    Naeemi wants elements spreading terror eliminated

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday directed security departments to take stern action against elements threatening government officials and tribal elders with death in southeastern Khost province.


    Elders allege attempts at dividing Pashtuns

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): In order to achieve their goals, intelligence agencies of some countries have been trying to fuel differences among Pashtun tribes living on both sides of the Durand Line.


    N. Waziristan refugees receive aid in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Edible and non-edible items were distributed on Sunday to 3,000 more families displaced from Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan as a result of an ongoing military operation. They have taken refuge in southeastern Khost province.

    Governance,Security and Crime,Migration

    Pak refugees brought no arms: Naeemi

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities in southeastern Khost province on Saturday rejected reports that refugees from Pakistan’s restive tribal region of North Waziristan had brought weapons to Afghanistan.