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June attacks leave over 1,600 killed & wounded in Afghanistan

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Jul 04, 2017 - 15:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): In total 839 people were killed and another 783 wounded in Afghanistan last month, when 172 attacks took place, showing a 16 percent decrease in assaults and a 46 percent decline in casualties compared to May, Pajhwok has learnt. In...
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Afghan, Pakistani officials to meet after Eid

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Jun 14, 2017 - 13:19
QUETTA (Pajhwok): Afghan and Pakistani military officials have agreed to resolve the issue of border villages through negotiations which will be held after Eid ul Fitr. The decision came during a flag meeting in the Afghan border town of Vesh Mandi...
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ISI supports terrorism in Afghanistan: Muhajir Congress

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Jun 14, 2017 - 09:13
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Alleging that ISI has been using Pakistani soil to plan terror attacks in Afghanistan, the newly formed World Muhajir Congress (WMC) in a letter to President Ashraf Ghani has extended its full support in his fight against...
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Afghan women have more say in money that they earned themselves than property in marriage

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Jun 13, 2017 - 12:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The proportion of women who have the authority of spending money that they earned themselves is higher than those having personal properties in Afghanistan, a survey reveals. “ The Demographic Survey of Afghanistan ,” a joint...
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3,000 people suffered casualties in May attacks

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Jun 05, 2017 - 21:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 3,000 people suffered casualties in 205 attacks across Afghanistan in May, with one-fifth of the assaults happening in Kabul. The statistics indicate a 58 percent increase in attacks and a 39 percent spike in casualties in...
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April saw Afghan conflict killing nearly 1,500

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May 06, 2017 - 10:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 2,200 people suffered casualties in 130 attacks in Afghanistan in April, showing a five percent decrease in attacks but casualty rate surged by 32 percent, compared to March. A Pajhwok reports show the insurgents carried out...
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2,200 civilians killed and wounded in 1st quarter of 2017

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Apr 27, 2017 - 15:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 2,200 civilians have been killed and wounded during the first three months of 2017, showing a rare decline in civilian casualties, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in its quarterly report released last...
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Investment in agriculture can accelerate economic growth, generate jobs

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Apr 06, 2017 - 12:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite its huge economic potential, both government and private investors have neglected agriculture for over a decade. Around four percent of private investment in Afghanistan in the past 14 years has gone to the agriculture...
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March proves brutal than February, 984 killed

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Apr 06, 2017 - 09:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 1,600 people suffered casualties in Afghanistan last month (March), showing a 13 percent surge over February’s toll, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt.
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February: 1,400 killed & wounded in 139 attacks

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Mar 06, 2017 - 00:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 1,400 people were killed and wounded in 139 attacks in Afghanistan last month, showing a 14 percent increase over previous month’s casualties. Pajhwok Afghan News reports show there was no let up in violence this winter,...
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Telecom services unstable in a quarter of Afghanistan due to insecurity

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Feb 28, 2017 - 18:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to security threats telecommunication towers remain switched off round the clock in 15 of the most violent districts of the country. In 74 other districts, the services are suspended only at night due to lack of adequate security, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt.
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Fear cited behind self-censorship in the north

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Feb 08, 2017 - 17:09
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Journalists on Wednesday cited fear, self-censorship and lack of resources as major hurdles to investigative journalism in the country’s north. They said threats from powerful individuals forced journalists into self-...
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Abdali backs Trump’s counter-terrorism strategy

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Feb 07, 2017 - 11:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan ambassador to India has welcomed US President Donald Trump's commitment to fighting radicalism and terrorism. "The greatest challenge for the region and the world is terrorism and radicalism, And he has said that it has...
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January toll: 1,300 people killed and wounded in 137 attacks

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Feb 07, 2017 - 11:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 1,300 people were killed and wounded in 137 attacks last month across Afghanistan, showing a 10 percent spike in attacks and a 17 percent rise in causalities compared to the previous month. Pajhwok Afghan News reports,...
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Global support for direct peace negotiations stressed

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Jan 12, 2017 - 16:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Declining international economic and political support for Afghanistan could lead to disastrous consequences for the global fraternity, an independent research organization has warned. NATO and partners were asked to treat regard...
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Over 10,000 people killed, wounded in past five months

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Jan 04, 2017 - 19:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): On average 70 people were killed and wounded daily in the past five months in Afghanistan, with a third of causalities happening in October. But causalities declined later on as the fighting season came to an end.
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Education boosting vaccination drive across the country

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Jan 03, 2017 - 13:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Currently, only two in five Afghan children are vaccinated, but this rate would go up if women were more economically stable and educated, finds a survey. The Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey was conducted in 33 provinces...
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Casualty toll hits nearly 1,400 in November

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Dec 18, 2016 - 11:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): About 1,359 individuals suffered casualties in 127 attacks across Afghanistan in November, showing 59 percent decrease in casualties and 34 percent decrease in attacks compared to October. In October, 3,285 people were killed and...
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In October, over 3,000 Afghans killed and wounded

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Nov 14, 2016 - 14:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 3,285 people have been killed and wounded in 193 attacks across Afghanistan last month, showing a 35 percent increase in assaults and 83 percent hike in causalities, compared to September. Based on several reports...
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On average, women constitute 15pc of ministries’ staff

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Oct 25, 2016 - 18:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Women’s participation in Afghanistan’s civil services is dismally low due to harassment and other issues, with 17 percent of female civil servants feeling insecure, says a new report.
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