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World has wrongly recognized Afghans: Robert Sampson

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Nov 20, 2017 - 14:43
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): British teacher Robert Sampson says if the world reads Pashtu poetry they will understand the Afghans hate war and love peace.
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50pc of north officials refusing to unveil assets

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Oct 30, 2017 - 19:27
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The High Office of Anti-Corruption in the northern zone says 50 percent officials, including two governors, in the zone refuse to register their assets.
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Criminal incidents declines in Kabul: Police

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Oct 14, 2017 - 17:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of criminal incidents in capital Kabul has declined from 30 in 24 hours to seven in round the clock over the past six months, an official said on Saturday.
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Freed Taliban governor fuelling insecurity in Bamyan

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Oct 08, 2017 - 16:54
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The administrative chief for the Shaibar district of central Bamyan province claims Taliban's shadow governor freed from Pul-i-Charkhi prison is behind insecurity in the area. Shaibar district chief Mohammad Azeem Farid, in an...
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PC member stresses tit-for-tat reply to Pakistani shelling

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Oct 02, 2017 - 20:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) member of eastern Nangarhar province has said Pakistani forces once again resumed firing rockets on Lalpura, Achin and Nazyan districts. PC Head Ahmad Ali Hazrat during an exclusive interview told...
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Kabul-Delhi ties pose no threat to Islamabad: Abdali

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Sep 24, 2017 - 15:52
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Afghan Ambassador to India Dr. Shaida Abdali says New Delhi’s relations with Kabul are not a threat to other neighbours but are aimed at the reconstruction of Afghanistan. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News,...
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Afghan traders charged heavy taxes at Indian airport: ACCI

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Sep 12, 2017 - 20:02
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) deputy head on Tuesday said Afghan traders exporting fruits to India were charged heavy taxes at Indian airports. Khan Jan Alokozai told Pajhwok Afghan News in an...
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New US strategy in line with NATO policy: envoy

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Sep 05, 2017 - 17:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO’s senior civilian representative (SCR) in Afghanistan has urged all regional actors to play a constructive role in promoting regional stability and “do their utmost to shut down sanctuaries for extremist groups.” Ambassador...
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US wants India to enhance uplift aid to Afghanistan

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Aug 27, 2017 - 12:57
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States is looking for an enhanced economic and developmental role for India and not on security-related issues, a senior administration official has said. America's security aid to Pakistan would be conditioned on...
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Kuwait can broker Afghan peace parleys: Hussain

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Aug 20, 2017 - 15:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s ambassador to Kuwait says the Afghan government is ready for peace talks and mediation by the Kuwaiti emir could encourage militants to enter dialogue.
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Mamozai wants massive offensive against rebels in Laghman

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Aug 16, 2017 - 16:25
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Laghman Provincial Council (PC) head has called unemployment the main reason behind the insecurity, urging the government to launch a clearing offensive in the province. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News,...
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NATO praises ANDSF bravery in fight against militants

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Jul 30, 2017 - 09:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO Resolute Support (RS) has hailed the bravery and skill of Afghan National Defence Security Forces (ANDSF) in regaining grounds temporally captured by the Taliban recently. NATO spokesman Bill Salvin during an exclusive...
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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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