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Team from Kabul evaluating Kandahar education officials

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Jul 18, 2017 - 15:59
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Education department personnel in southern Kandahar province are being evaluated to ensure reforms and prevent corruption, an official said on Tuesday. The evaluation has been initiated by a five-member delegation from the...
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Hundreds of Daesh rebels emerge in Kunar: Police chief

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Jul 05, 2017 - 18:48
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Kunar police chief says hundreds of Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have emerged in the eastern province, receiving training from foreigners. Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Himmat in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok...
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Hamdard scoffs at made-in-Turkey alliance

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Jul 04, 2017 - 10:12
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Juma Khan Hamdard, a senior member of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) in the north, claims the newly formed opposition alliance is not in the interest of the existing system.
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Warlords, strongmen have political connections: Hadid

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Jun 19, 2017 - 17:13
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Balkh provincial council head on Monday said political connections had paved the ground for the illegal activities of local strongmen. Dr. Mohammad Afzal Hadid, the provincial council head, alleged some powerful figures...
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Some circles still resist law enforcement on them: Mangal

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Jun 11, 2017 - 17:47
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Nangarhar governor has said ‘there are still some volatile groups on whom enforcing the law by cent percent can create problems for the system.’
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Security forces in need of moral support: Sabawoon

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Jun 10, 2017 - 15:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Muttahid Afghanistan (HIMA) party on Saturday said the security forces needed moral support in the current situation in the country. HIMA leader Wahidullah Sabawoon, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan...
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Thousands of Bamyan women attend literacy courses this year

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May 29, 2017 - 18:34
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) says as many as 15,000 people, mostly women, have been enrolled for literacy courses this solar year in central Bamyan province. Sardar Mohammad Rahimi, MoE’s deputy head for literacy, told...
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Taliban, ISIS-K being chased in Afghanistan: NATO

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May 24, 2017 - 12:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO was closely following its commitment to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan (ISIS-K) or Daesh in Afghanistan, a top US Navy general said on Wednesday. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Capt...
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‘Paktika security men involved in drug smuggling’

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May 21, 2017 - 15:27
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The appellate court in southeastern Paktika province on Sunday accused some officials of their involvement in drug smuggling, saying a number of other officials had been prosecuted on the same charge. The appellate court head,...
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Police chief bans pillion bike riding in Ghazni

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May 17, 2017 - 18:43
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities have banned pillion bike riding in southern Ghazni province in the wake of increasing insecurity. Police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the ban was aimed at reducing security incidents...
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Foreign military experts aiding Taliban: Baghlan police

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May 17, 2017 - 16:04
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The police chief for northern Baghlan province on Wednesday claimed several Russian, Pakistani, Egyptian and Chechen military experts had arrived in the province to train and support the Taliban militants. Brig. Gen...
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Govt has forced me into begging: Sacked policeman

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May 16, 2017 - 15:13
SHARAN (Pajhwok): A policeman in southeastern Paktika province, who was recently fired, blames the government for forcing him to beg. He has losr two brothers defending the country. Sirajuddin, a resident of the Sigani area of Kherkot district, told...
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Some Taliban circles ready to reconcile: HIA

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May 14, 2017 - 22:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Taliban’s political circles have contacted the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan to join the peace process, a spokesman for the Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led party said on Sunday. HIA spokesman Qarib Rahman Saeed told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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MoRRD projects in Paktika to create 100,000 jobs

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May 06, 2017 - 16:04
SHARAN (Pajhwok): As many as 100,000 residents of southeastern Paktika province will be provided with jobs through water supply, rural roads and regional integration projects. The projects in different parts of the province near the Pakistan border...
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Rising divorce rate in Ghazni blamed on foreign TV soaps

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May 03, 2017 - 17:41
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Women’s affairs department officials on Wednesday said they had registered 125 divorce cases in southern Ghazni province last solar year. While there were 90 divorce cases in 1394 solar year, the year before last solar year,...
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Enemy to be given tough time this summer: Hussainkhel

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May 02, 2017 - 18:09
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan Border Police (ABP) commander Col. Mohammad Ayub Hussainkhel on Tuesday said they had repulsed several militant attacks in the past six months and inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy. While launching ‘ABP action plan...
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Hekmatyar’s return has boosted peace hopes: Naeemi

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May 02, 2017 - 13:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Laghman province Abdul has thanked Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) chief for his first public appearance in nearly two decades in the province.
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Ghazni Civil Hospital urgently needs new building

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Apr 23, 2017 - 15:28
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Public health officials in southern Ghazni province on Sunday said despite the lapse of 12 years, the provincial civil hospital’s building is yet to be constructed. Public Health Director Dr. Zahir Shah Nekmal, in an exclusive...
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Takhar: Scores of cops & pick-ups at disposal of warlords

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Apr 11, 2017 - 15:43
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Tuesday confirmed dozens of policemen and pick-ups were in the service of some powerful individuals in northeastern Takhar province. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Takhar police...
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Nangarhar customs revenue up by 4.14mn afs

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Apr 10, 2017 - 17:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Revenue of the Customs Department of eastern Nangarhar province has increased following computerization of the department, an official said Monday. The customs department collected 2.5 billion afghanis in the first quarter of...
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