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KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed in a traffic accident in the Salang district of central Parwan province early on Saturday, an official said. District Chief Mohammad Sabir Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident took place at around 4... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 2,000 protestors on Tuesday condemned the killing of Muslims in Myanmar and airdropping of offensive leaflets by US forces in Parwan and Kapisa provinces, saying they were ready to lay down their lives for Islam. On... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): After widespread criticism, US forces have apologized for distributing anti-Islam brochures, acknowledging the leaflets contained an image highly offensive to Muslims. US forces airdropped the brochures in the Bagram district... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others, including a police officer, were wounded when gunmen ambushed a private vehicle in Sayedkhel district of central Parwan province, an official said on Tuesday. Farhad Hashimi, crime... read more
CHRIKAR (Pajhwok): Intelligence agents have seized 31 light American and Russian weapons and ammunition in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday. Police spokesman Mohammad Alam told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
PARAKH (Pajhwok): Four people have been killed and seven others wounded as a result of a traffic accident in central Panjsher province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Mohammad Mansour Anabi told Pajhwok Afghan News a Mazda-type... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight people were injured in a traffic accident in Charikar, the provincial capital of central Parwan province, an official said on Sunday. Mehrabuddin Parwani, director Traffic Department, said the accident happened in Pul Matak... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The busy Parwan-Bamyan highway was closed on Thursday morning in the wake of to a fierce clash between the security forces and Taliban, officials said. Haroon Mubarez, public order police commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Four education department officials have been sentenced to jail by an anti-corruption court in central Kapisa province, officials said on Tuesday. Provincial council chief Mohammad Hussain Sanganee told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods have caused huge financial losses in the Surkh-e-Parsayee district of central Parwan province, officials said on Saturday. A member of the provincial council, Qari Abdul Rahman, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four suspects, including two would-be suicide bombers, have been arrested by security forces during an operation in central Parwan province, a security official said on Monday. Alozai Ahmadi, commander of the security... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): “I can now read and write, so I am very happy. I wish I had been jailed a few years ago, so I could be literate,” says a prisoner learning in the main prison of central Parwan province. Abdul Lateef, 40, hails from the... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide attacker was detained by security forces in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Tuesday, an official said. Col. Abdul Samad Zalmay, crime branch chief, said the suspected individual was arrested... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Eight security guards of a foreign company have been killed and two others wounded in militants attack in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Tuesday. Col. Alowzai Ahmadi, security forces... read more
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Eleven Taliban, including the group’s three commanders, have been killed in a clash in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday. Police Chief Mohammad Razzaq Yaqubi told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A rebel who wanted to plant a mine in the Bagram district of central Parwan province has been targeted and killed by foreign forces, an official said on Saturday. Police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai, told Pajhwok... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Ulema Council chief for central Parwan province, Maulvi Abdul Rahim Hanafi, was killed and five of his students were wounded in a blast on Tuesday, an official said. Alozai Ahmadzai, head of the security coordination unit... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Eighteen people, including women and children, were wounded in a traffic accident on the Kabul-Parwan highway in central Parwan province on Saturday, officials said. Parwan Traffic Director Mohammad Younis Pardesi told Pajhwok... read more
KHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four children were killed and eight houses damaged as result of mountain slide in Siagard district of central Parwan province on Monday, officials said. Siagard district’s administrative chief, Noor Aqa Sami told Pajhwok... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Thousands of kilograms of (C4) explosives have been seized by intelligence operatives in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Monday. Bagram district’s administrative chief, Abdul Shakoor Qudusi,... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two suspects were detained on Wednesday in connection with the killing of an intelligence officer in the Qarabagh district of Kabul, an official said. The district’s administrative head, Abdul Sami Sharifi, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Fresh snowfall led to the closure of strategic mountainous Salang Pass that connected the northern part of Afghanistan with the capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, head of the Salang Pass... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Seven civilians were killed in a roadside explosion in the Syedkhelo district of central Parwan province on Tuesday, an official said. Ahmad Lamar Usmanyar, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the slain... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Women from central Parwan province, who participated in a handicraft exhibition, complained of few buyers for their products and stressed the need for holding such events more frequently. Organised by the Rural Rehabilitation and... read more
CHAREKAR (Pajhwok): A patrol of international troops has come under bomb attack in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai, the Parwan police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A drive to collect drug addicts from Charikar, the capital of central Parwan province, kicked off on Monday, officials said. The campaign will be extended to districts soon. At the beginning of the campaign, 27 junkies were... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A child has been killed and four other people were wounded as a result of two traffic accidents in the central province of Parwan, officials said on Monday. Zariba, a student of fourth grade, was passing the road at 8am when... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down a policewoman in Jablu Siraj district of central Parwan province on Friday, provincial police cheif said. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai told Pajwhok Afghan News that the policewoman had been killed in Izzatkhel... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen riding motorbike have killed a civilian on Friday in Charikar, the capital of central Parwan province, an official says. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai, police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Abdul Wahid... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Construction work of a sport stadium has been completed in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Wednesday. Abdul Shakoor Qodusi, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
CHARIKAR/ (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members shot dead a civilian in Siahgard district of central Parwan province while a couple was killed by unidentified gunmen in Uruzgan province, residents and officials said. Some people of... read more
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Officials on Monday said foreign troops raided the house of a former jihadi leader and destroyed an arms cache there without informing them, as hundreds of people protested against the nighttime operation. Residents said... read more
PARAKH (Pajhwok): River watersheds in Sayed Khail district of central Parwan province displaced more than a hundred families and damaged farmlands, an official said Saturday. Haji Mahmood, a resident of Aghor village, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
BAGHLAN, June 28, 2011:  Workers at Afghan Pul-e-Khumri textile industry demonstrate for their salaries, which they say have not been paid for two months. PAJHWOK/ Ahmad Fareed Tanha