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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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