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Kabul: Rice, gold prices down, afghani jumps

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Sep 05, 2020 - 15:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of rice and gold decreased in Kabul during the outgoing week as compared to last week’s rates while the Afghan currency rose versus the US dollar. Currency Mohammad Hasan Sadiqi, a moneychanger at Sara-i-Shahzad market,...
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Experts slam DPPP transfer to AAO as illegal

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Sep 02, 2020 - 15:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts term the transfer of the Department of Public and Private Partnership (DPPP) from the Ministry of Finance to the Administrative Affairs Office (AAO)through a legislative decree as illegal.
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Kabul, Paris discuss ties, intra-Afghan talks

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Aug 31, 2020 - 15:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar held a telephonic conversation with his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian and both conferred on further strengthening bilateral ties. Atmar thanked the French people and government...
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Children among 10 injured in Kabul rocket strike

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Aug 18, 2020 - 12:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than a dozen rockets were fired into various parts of Kabul city on Tuesday, leaving 10 people injured including a woman and children, the Ministry of Interior said.
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5 police killed, 12 wounded in Farah city blast

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Aug 12, 2020 - 18:45
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least five police personnel were killed another 13, including a civilian, wounded as result of a heavy bomb blast in western Farah province on Wednesday evening, an official said. Deputy Police Chief Wahid Subat told Pajhwok...
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Ghani slams deadly explosions in Kabul, Kandahar

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Aug 10, 2020 - 11:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Outraged by blasts in Kabul and southern Kandahar, President Ashraf Ghani has said attacking civilians and public places is an unforgivable crime.
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Govt, Taliban asked to declare truce before Eid

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Jul 27, 2020 - 17:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of youth in Kabul on Monday urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to declare ceasefire in respect to Eidul Adha until the start of intra-Afghan talks. Dozens of youth, including boys and girls, gathered in Kabul under...
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90 drug smuggling suspects detained in Kabul

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Jul 27, 2020 - 16:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Monday said 90 people have been arrested in connection with smuggling narcotics over the past three weeks in capital Kabul. Tariq Aryan, MoI spokesman, told a press conference here that the...
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Afghan-born man charged with Ponzi scheme

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Jul 25, 2020 - 21:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): An Afghan-born man was arrested on Wednesday in Los Angeles on federal charges of defrauding investors out of $15 million through a Ponzi scheme targeting an Afghan bank and others. Naim Ismail, 60, was presented in federal court in...
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Kabul Serina Hotel owes $168m in lease payment

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Jul 22, 2020 - 17:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Information and Cultural Affairs (MoICA) has claimed that the Kabul Serena hotel owes $168 million to the ministry in lease payment, but the hotel acknowledges $100 million to be paid. In an extra-ordinary meeting...
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Iran’s deputy FM due in Kabul for talks

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Jul 15, 2020 - 14:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi arrives at the head of a delegation in Kabul today (Wednesday). He would hold talks with Afghan officials on a comprehensive cooperation document between Tehran and...
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Sticky bomb blast leaves 4 injured in Kabul

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Jul 13, 2020 - 15:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): A blast caused by a magnetic bomb injured four people, including two traffic officials, in Kabul city on Monday. A security official, who declined to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place near Republic Hospital and...
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Majority buildings constructed illegally: Kabul mayor

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Jul 08, 2020 - 17:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday accused the Kabul mayor of corruption, while the mayor said strategy to root out corruption was being implemented in the Municipality. The Lower House on Wednesday summoned Mayor Dawod...
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2 would-be suicide bombers captured in Kabul

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Jul 07, 2020 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two would-be suicide bombers have been arrested in central capital Kabul, the spay network said on Tuesday A statement from the National Directorate of Security ( NDS ) office said the two bombers were detained in Gola-i-Dawa Khan...
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Kabul, Ashgabat confer on joint projects

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Jul 06, 2020 - 11:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): Top diplomats from Afghanistan and Turkmenistan have underlined the importance of cooperation on executing joint projects in different fields. Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov and his Afghan counterpart Haneef Atmar...
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Kabul, Tehran confer on shared water resources

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Jun 30, 2020 - 12:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Iran have held fresh talks on their common water resources, says a media report. Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian discussed shared water resources in Tehran on Monday...
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Kabul, Colombo agree on expanding bilateral ties

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Jun 25, 2020 - 10:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Hanif Atmar and his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena held a telephone conversation on enhanced bilateral relations and other issues of mutual interest. The Ministry of Foreign...
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Covid-19: First international flight lands in Kabul

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Jun 24, 2020 - 15:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): As international flights being resumed, the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) said 350 passengers were brought home from Istanbul to Kabul by a Turkish airline on Wednesday morning. International flights from and to...
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Kabul’s 3rd district police chief sacked

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Jun 23, 2020 - 16:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul’s third district police chief has been dismissed over the killing and wounding of two subordinates and the police chiefs for four more districts transferred after people’s complaints. The police chiefs for the 15 th , 19 th...
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