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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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Afghanistan’s opium production shoots up by 43pc

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Oct 23, 2016 - 15:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s opium production rose by 43 per cent to 4,800 metric tons and cultivation by 10 per cent during the current year, compared with 2015 levels, However, eradication of the illicit crop significantly dropped by 91 percent Reveals the latest United Nations survey.
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September less deadly: 1065 killed, 727 wounded

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Oct 13, 2016 - 15:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 2,000 people were killed and wounded across the country in September, a 25 percent decline in violence and a 35 percent cut in causalities from August. According to Pajhwok reports based on different sources, 143 clashes and...
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Most jailed drug offenders are poor, illiterate

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Sep 28, 2016 - 14:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to the government’s ineffective counternarcotics policy, most of the convicted drug traffickers are illiterate and poor individuals who support their families, not the high level drug kingpins who control the industry. A survey...
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1,285 people suffer casualties in Kabul attacks from the beginning of current year

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Sep 07, 2016 - 15:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The death toll from this year’s terrorist attacks in Kabul has reached 328, with another 957 people suffering injuries after Monday terror strikes by militants. A day earlier, 35 people were killed and nearly 100 others wounded in...
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Nearly 2,800 people suffered casualties in August

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Sep 07, 2016 - 12:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): As a result of 190 clashes, more than 1,600 people were killed and nearly 1,200 others wounded in 30 provinces of the country in the past one month, while no incident of violence occurred in remaining four provinces in this period...
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Education and geography hold key to gender equity in Afghanistan: Study

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Aug 23, 2016 - 14:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): For women, education and for men, where they live may be key for the future of female leadership. Research findings indicate higher education would possibly catapult women into the leadership of Afghanistan in the future. In this...
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