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GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Six Taliban insurgents have been killed and four others injured during a clash with security forces in Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday. Ghazni acting police chief Col. Mustafa Mayar... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Most pharmacists in southern Ghazni province are without professional qualifications, giving patients wrong or expired medicine, residents complain. Mohammad Rahim, an inhabitant of Ghazni City, the provincial capital, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 24 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 14 others wounded during an ongoing operation in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Tuesday. Mohammad Haneef Rizaee, spokesman for 203rd Thunder Military Corps... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two former Afghan Local Police (ALP) members involved in targeted killings have been detained in southern Ghazni province, an official said Sunday. Acting Ghazni police chief, Col. Mustafa Mayar, told reporters on Sunday... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Thirteen children from southern Ghazni province have been rescued from being smuggled to Pakistan for militant training, officials claimed on Sunday. The acting police chief, Col. Mustafa Mayar, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Police in southern Ghazni province have arrested a man for sexually attacking an eight years old girl, an official said on Sunday. Acting police chief Col. Mustafa Mayar told Pajhwok Afghan News the man, a shopkeeper, was... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province was injured during a clash with Taliban insurgents who lost a dozen fighters to the overnight battle, an official said on Wednesday. Another 15 insurgents... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the capital of southern Ghazni province complain about the high tariff of government-supplied electricity, saying many families are unable to pay bills. Mohammad Sarir, an inhabitant of Ghazni City, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Police in southern Ghazni province on Monday claimed rescuing 25 children from being smuggled to Pakistan for what they alleged militancy training. The boys, aged between eight and 15 years, were in two vans which the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Health centres have either been closed or lack doctors and medicines in various districts of southern Ghazni province, residents complain. A resident of Giru district, Naqibullah, told Pajhwok Afghan News the health clinic... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Government departments, including the governor’s office, in southern Ghazni province have defaulted on paying 35 million afghanis in electricity bills, officials said on Wednesday. Jan Mohammad Noori, Da Afghanistan Breshna... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has accepted the resignation of the police chief for southern Ghazni province. Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News he was unable to continue his job on medical grounds and... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 142 militant groups have been active in southern Ghazni province and rebels from other parts join them at times, the police chief says. Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province have accused the authorities concerned of paying little attention to controlling growing kidnap incidents. Police, however, rubbished the claims and insisted an operation against... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 11 Taliban fighters have been killed in clashes with security forces in Qarabagh and Deh Yak districts of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday Taliban stormed Afghan forces’ checkpoints in Deh Yak... read more
GHAZNI CITY/ SHARAN (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban and a civilian have been killed as a result a bomb blast and clashes in southern Ghazni and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Wednesday. Ghazni police spokesman Fahim Amarkhel told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Most residents of southern Ghazni province resolve their problems and disputes through tribal jirgas instead of approaching the judicial organs due to corruption. However, a number of residents believe decisions of such... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): About 30 girl students of a high school have been apparently poisoned in Jaghori district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday. Education Department head Mohammad Abid Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents allege Taliban have imposed taxes on some shops, worrying the vendors of southern Ghazni province. The insurgents confirm the claim. Bismillah, hailing from Ali Kala area on the outskirts of Ghazni City, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have asked schoolteachers to avoid receiving salaries through banks in many areas of southern Ghazni province. A teacher at Shahbuddin High School in Andar district of the province, Haseebullah, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 13 Taliban militants have been killed and more than 10 others wounded during a clash in Giro district of southern Ghazni province, security officials said on Thursday. Ghazni Police spokesman, Fahim Amarkhel, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): School students in southern Ghazni province complain they are faced with a shortage of professional teachers, an issue that has not received due attention from the relevant quarters. A provincial council member, Hamidullah... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Public representatives on Sunday claimed unknown aircrafts had been spotted landing in areas under Taliban’s control in Waghaz and Khogyani districts of central Ghazni province. Ghazni provincial council secretary, Hassan... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Property manager at the Education Department of southern Ghazni province was killed in a roadside bombing on Wednesday morning, officials said. Mohammad Abid Abid, department director, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Sakhi... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A girls’ school was blown up by unidentified people in the capital of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday. Education Director Mohammad Abid Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News the Albiruni Primary School in... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Work on incomplete projects was resumed and new projects promised by government officials who visited to southern Ghazni province on Saturday. Urban development minister Sayed Sadat Nadiri, Higher education minister Farida... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban fighters have been killed during clashes, which also caused security forces casualties, in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday. Police chief, Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban shot dead local uprising group commander for the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province on Friday, an official said. District Chief Abdul Karim Taraki told Pajhwok Afghan News a motorcyclist sprayed bullets... read more
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... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council members and residents of southern Ghazni province on Monday complained about the shortage of textbooks in schools despite the passage of two months of the current academic year. Abdullah, a... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have banned all sports, including cricket, in southern Ghazni province, residents complained on Saturday. But the insurgent movement, which barred girls from going to school during its rule, said it had... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The absence of mayor for the capital of southern Ghazni province over the past six months has affected the municipality’s affairs. Former Ghazni City mayor Faridon Ahmadi resigned about six months ago following his... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The governor has said some businessmen and tribal elders in southern Ghazni province give ushr (a 10 per cent tax on harvests) to the Taliban who use the aid to buy weapons. Abdul Karim Matin alleged, while addressing a... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok):  Dozens of Taliban militants suffered casualties on Thursday when their bomb-rigged vehicle exploded in the Doab district of southern Ghazni province, police said. Sixteen militants were killed and 18 others were wounded in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban militants were killed and nine others wounded in a predawn clash with security forces in southern Ghazni province, security officials said on Thursday. Ghazni police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Journalists in southern Ghazni province on Thursday complained local officials did not share information with them on time, leaving them in the lurch. However, local officials, who joined the journalists at an even marking... read more
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... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Hunting of endangered wild animals and birds has lately gained momentum in southern Ghazni province, the provincial environment protection director said on Tuesday. Shabir Ahmad Ahmadyar told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): The recruitment of children in Afghanistan’s ongoing conflict has declined, but not ended as young boys are still sent to the battlefield. The recruitment of children in forces is another form of human trafficking which destroys... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces and Taliban militants clashed in the Qarah Bagh district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday morning, with both sides claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. Mohammad Hanif Razai, the 203... read more
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... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 17 Taliban, including two notorious commanders, have been killed during separate clashes with security forces in southern Ghanzni province, an official said on Saturday. Police Chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban have been killed and five others wounded during an operation in Dahyak district of southern Ghazni province, security official said on Monday. Mohammad Hanif Rezaee, spokesman for 203rd Thunder... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three civilians and six Taliban were killed in a clash in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Sunday, an official said. Police Chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash erupted... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Revenue of the customs department of southern Ghazni province increased by 28 percent over last year’s returns, an official said on Wednesday. Customs Director Mirwais Mirzai in an exclusive interview told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen Taliban militants have been killed and 13 others wounded during clashes with security forces in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Thursday. Mohammad Hanif Rezaee, spokesman for the 203rd Thunder Corps,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban have been killed and five wounded in separate clashes with security forces in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. Mohammad Hanif Rezaee, spokesman for 203th Thunder Military corps 3rd... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday said insecurity deprived 14 of 18 districts of southern Ghazni province of development projects last solar year. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Governor Abdul Karim Matin said... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen Taliban militants were killed in a ground and air operation in central Ghazni province on Tuesday, officials said. Ghazni police chief Brig. Gen Aminullah Amarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News militants stormed... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province say they are concerned about an uptick in insecurity with the start of spring, with local officials admitting security problems in 15 districts. Jan Mohammad, who lives in Mohammad Khan... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Administrative chiefs for five districts of southern Ghazni have been absent from their offices due to growing insecurity, leaving public problems unsolved. The five districts are Ajristan, Rashidan, Giro, Waghaz and Zankhan... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Eight policemen including a post commander have surrendered to the Taliban in Gilan district of central Ghazni province, an official said on Monday. Ghazni police spokesman, Fahim Amarkhail, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some public representatives and residents of southern Ghazni province accuse the provincial court of releasing criminals detained by Afghan security forces after a brief detention either under pressure or in return for money... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have set up a check-point in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, forcing drivers to pay customs duty, both sides confirmed on Thursday. Roohullah, a truck driver plying the Paktia-Ghazni highway,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): An Afghan National Army (ANA) service member is among dozens of drug addicts living under the bridge in the capital of southern Ghazni province. The bridge over the river in Ghazni City provides shelter for drug addicts.... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and 32 others wounded in a traffic accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in Maqur district of central Ghazni province on Saturday, police said. The Maqur district police chief, Maj. Haji Mohammad,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Families displaced by the conflict from southern Helmand Province to the capital of central Ghazni province have been living in a bad condition and are in need of serious help. Nine of the replaced families have been living... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Drug addicts who live under a bridge in the capital of southern Ghazni province claim they were beaten during treatment in order to quit taking drugs. The population of drug addicts under the bridge over the river in Ghazni... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok) Local officials on Wednesday said nearly a dozen people, including five women, had died in recent heavy snowfalls in southern Ghazni province. Azizullah Azimi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the snowfall... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Vehicles of the Ghazni provincial council head and several other people are trapped in snow in Nahwar district, authorities said on Saturday. As a result, a policeman was wounded and a provincial council member taken... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and another 20 sustained injuries on Monday when a passenger bus crashed into a trailer in southern Ghazni province, officials said. Ghazni traffic department head Mohammadullah Ahmadi told... read more
GHAZNI/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and two others were injured in a bomb blast in the capital of southern Ghazni province while security forces captured a Daesh member and four Taliban in eastern Nangarhar, officials said on... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): More than 75000 acres of government land has been grabbed by powerful individuals in southern Ghazni province and their names would be exposed in the media if they did not relinquish the property, a public representative said... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Thursday claimed busting a nine-man kidnap group and recovered one person from their captivity in southern Ghazni province. Ghazni police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel told reporters here that the group had... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people from two districts of southern Ghazni province, in an attempt to make it to Europe illegally, have lost their lives at sea, officials said on Tuesday. Mohammad Zafar Sharif, administrative chief of... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The mayor for southern Ghazni province on Saturday resigned but some provincial council members said the mayor had been sacked days before. Feraidon Ahmadi has been serving as Ghazni mayor for the past three years.... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of three districts in southern Ghazni province complain about what they say unsatisfactory health services and a shortage of doctors. A resident of Gilan district, Abdullah, told Pajhwok Afghan News in the solo... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of three districts in southern Ghazni province say they are happy with the role of Afghan local police in maintaining security. Haji Mirza Mohammad, a resident of Maqur district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Drivers in southern Ghazni province say they are tortured by police and forced to pay money while transporting goods and services on highways. A driver from Paktia-Ghazni highway Jan Mohammad told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief Sunday said people had promised him cooperation with security forces in improving security situation of southern Ghazni province. Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an education supervisor for the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said. The provincial education department head, Mohammad Abid Abid, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Taliban militants flogged more than a dozen people in two weeks over different ‘crimes’ in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, residents said on Monday. A Taliban fighter and a woman were lashed last week in Gabro... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militant group has emerged in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, the provincial governor said on Monday, assuring ‘they are fully prepared to deal with the outfit.’... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Residents of Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province say district officials, including the administrative chief, do not attend offices, leaving people’s problems unsolved. Haji Lal Khan, a resident of Rabat area of the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A local television journalist was beaten and harassed by police in southern Ghazni province over violating the ban on pillion riding. Mohammad Arif Noori, the provincial journalists’ union chief, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): At least one passenger was killed and 15 others, including children and women, were injured in an overnight bus-tanker collision in Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. The Gilan district... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A man accused of killing her wife and an imam who allegedly sexually assaulted a child have been arrested by police in southern Ghazni province, an official said Tuesday. Crime branch chief Ahmad Qahir Naseri told a press... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Zankhan district of southern Ghazni province claim dozens of Urdu speaking masked gunmen have appeared in the town. Samiullah, a resident, told Pajhwok Afghan News the masked militants had come to the area... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province complain besides the government Taliban militants also collect taxes from them. The Taliban have been collecting 'taxes' from fuel sellers, doctors and owners of big businesses,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and eight Taliban have been killed and another 12 insurgents and two ANA personnel wounded in the Muqar district of southern Ghazni province, a military unit stationed in the district... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ninety-six cases of violence against women have been registered in southern Ghazni province this year, an official said on Tuesday.  Women’s Affairs DirectorShukria Wali told a press conference here the violence rate... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and four public uprising members have been arrested on robbery charges in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday. Crime branch chief at the provincial police... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Nine Taliban insurgents were killed and another seven wounded in retaliatory firing by security forces in southern Ghazni province on Sunday, an official said. However, Taliban claimed inflicting casualties on security... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some madaris in southern Ghazni province are training armed militants, the governor alleged on Sunday -- a claim vehemently rejected by the insurgents. Abdul Karim Matin told a press conference here that religious schools... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have collected smartphones that played music and video songs from local residents in Qarah Bagh district of southern Ghazni province. Alam Khan, a resident of Mirakhan area of the district, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Sixteen Taliban militants, including a notorious commander, were killed and five others wounded during in a clash with security forces in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday. Provincial police chief Brig... read more
GHAZNI/KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Police seized 375 kilograms of opium from smugglers after a brief clash in Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, an official said. Ghazni police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel told a press... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban fighters and seven policemen have been killed during clashes in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, a senior police officer said on Friday. The insurgents staged group attacks in Dabal and... read more
KABUL/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two residents of southern Ghazni province have died of suspected Congo virus, a health ministry official said on Saturday. Mohammad Hafeez Rasouli, head of the ministry’s human and animal joint diseases, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Ghazni province has submitted his resignation to the Ministry of Interior (MoI), but the move is yet to be accepted, an official said on Monday. Ghazni police spokesman Fahim Amerkhel told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was killed and two of his family members were injured in southern Ghazni province, where five rebels eliminated during a clash with security personnel, police said on Wednesday. Fahim Amiri, the provincial... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ghazni police chief Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel on Sunday warned of quitting his post if the Ministry of Interior (MoI) did not address security threats in the restive southern province. Amarkhel assailed the ministry for... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Saturday said Taliban militants had blocked roads connecting several districts with the capital of southern Ghazni province. Local residents also complained they faced many problems after the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Six Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters were killed and seven others wounded during a clash in the southern province of Ghazni, an official said on Friday. A group of masked fighters on Friday morning attacked a police... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The southern Ghazni province’s revenue has increased by 25 percent this solar year, compared to last year’s returns, an official said on Sunday. Fida Mohammad Aziz, the revenue department head, told Pajhwok his department... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four militants, including a commander, have been killed and three others injured by their own bomb in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday. Andar district chief, Mohammad Qasim... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Tuesday said an armed uprising group member accused of harassing civilians in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province has been arrested. The arrest comes after residents of Andar held a protest rally in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief on Monday warned no one would be allowed to usurp government land in future in southern Ghazni province. Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhil issued the warning at a press conference after the provincial council... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Women were among dozens of people who staged a protest demonstration in the capital of southern Ghazni province against the Afghan Local Police (ALP) and uprising members. The women with some holding copies of the holy... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two passengers were killed and another 10 wounded on Thursday evening when a public transport bus collided with a minibus on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Ghazni province, officials said. The collision took place... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least nine Taliban militants and two policemen have been killed during separate clashes in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday. The two policemen were killed during an attack by insurgents in Tasang area... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Giro district in southern Ghazni province say the only healthcare centre in the town has been closed for the past six years, with patients facing hardships. Mohammad Gul, a resident of Mazar area of the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of southern Ghazni province on Thursday claimed the Taliban had banned sports events in certain areas. The insurgent group, however, rejected the allegation. Mohammad Jan, a resident of Mamorwalo locality in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Consecutive earthquakes since a week have worried residents of southern Ghazni province. Ghazni residents said 16 quakes rocked districts since last Thursday, causing panic but no financial damage or casualties. They... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A newborn has gone missing from the civil hospital in southern Ghazni province and family of the two-day-old says they would not go home in central Maidan Wardak province until the baby boy is found. The family from Jaghatu... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A district police chief survived a suicide bomb attack that left eight people wounded in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province on Monday, officials said. However, the Taliban claimed it was not a suicide attack,... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and his two bodyguards were killed in a roadside bombing in Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said. Ghazni’s deputy police chief Asadullah Shujai told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A commander was among four Taliban militants killed in a blast caused by their own explosives in Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, police said. The dead included commander Qari Hikmat and his three... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday accused passport office staff of seeking bribes from applicants. Rahmatullah, hailing from the Mushki locality in Qarabagh district, said he applied for a passport two... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Most residents of southern Ghazni province refer their cases to Taliban courts, largely due to widespread corruption in judicial organs. People have to take their legal cases to the Taliban, because the provincial judiciary... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army soldiers were found dead near the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province on Monday, a week after they had been kidnapped by Taliban militants, police said. Provincial deputy police chief... read more
GHAZNI CITY/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Five Taliban, three civilians have been killed and six others wounded in two separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday. Heavy clashes between security forces and the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 25 people were wounded in a traffic accident in the Ab Band district of southern Ghazni province on Thursday, the second incident in the past 24 hours, an official said. Mohammadullah Ahmadi, the traffic department... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and 22 others wounded in a traffic accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said. The accident took place in Aziz Kala area, where a... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of remote areas of southern Ghazni province still use primitive methods of medical treatment, a practice that has resulted in serious health hazards problems for many. Naeemullah, a resident of the Tapoor area of... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council members and residents of southern Ghanzi province say most members of the council are busy performing their personal tasks and do not attend meetings. Under the civil servant law, government... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Ghazni province complain some doctors at the Ghazni Civil Hospital do not treat patients in the hospital and ask them to come to their private clinics for treatment. Rahmatullah, a resident... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters have abducted two civilians in the restive southern province of Ghazni, officials said on Sunday. On Sunday morning, the rebels disembarked five civilians, including three women, from a car in the Mushak... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said 15 militants were killed during an ambush by security forces in Ab-Band district of southern Ghazni province. Gen. Ghulam Haidar Nikpai, the 203rd Thunder Military Corps commander, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen members of a family were injured when a stray mortar shell hit their house in the Zankhan district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Friday. The district administrative head, Ahmad Zia Yaqubi,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two men were sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a 15 years old girl by the appellant court in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. The victim was attending a literacy course in Ghazni City, the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Ghazni province on Monday said joblessness and other problems were forcing the youth into fleeing to foreign countries through smuggling routes. A resident of old city of Adnar district,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eighty incidents of violence against women have been reported during the past one year in southern Ghazni province, an official said Thursday. Provincial Women’s Affairs Director Shukria Wali told a meeting about violence... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local intelligence operatives have seized a vehicle full of explosives in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. The explosives, weighing 850 kilograms, had been placed in Mazda truck in Malistan district, a... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):Some craftswomen, trying to support their families, complainthey have no marketfor their handicrafts products in the southern province of Ghazni. A widow from Deh Yak district, Rahela, meets her day-to-day needs by selling... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two brothers were killed during an explosion in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said. Karimullah Amiri, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday alleged Afghan Local Police (ALP) have been kidnapping women at gunpoint to demand money for their release. Mohammadullah, a resident of Kabli area of the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Monday accused Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel of what they said mercilessly killing a civilian. The residents, who arrived in Ghazni City, the provincial... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander in southern Ghazni province on Monday claimed the government had distributed weapons to jihadi figures for the improvement of security. Also member of the Jamiat party, Ismail Khanjar confirmed to... read more
GHAZNI CITY/ QALAT (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said eight civilians, kidnapped by militants, had been released and reunited with their families in southern Ghazni province. Zafar Sharif, the Jaghori district’s administrative head, told... read more
GHAZNI/QALAT (Pajhwok): The bodies of civilians, including four women, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in southern Zabul province, are being shifted to the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Monday.... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Journalists in southern Ghazni province say Taliban militants and government officials create problems for them during work and sometimes threaten them with elimination. They expressed their concerns a day after Taliban... read more
GHAZNI CITY/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two religious scholars have been killed in separate incidents in southern Ghazni and northwestern Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Friday. Director of Islamic programs of Saadat Radio StationGhulam... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday said they avoided visiting the provincial capital for purchasing necessary commodities for fear of Taliban attacks. Public apprehensions have been on the rise after a series... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Andar district of southern Ghazni province accused Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers of killing an innocent civilian in Nani area of the district on Saturday. A tribal elder Mohammad Aman named the slain... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province complain barriers on road have created problems for them, but officials insist the security measureis aimed to prevent car bombings. “Roads to our shops have been blocked by the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Narcotics are being openly sold in southern Ghazni province and as a result, the number of drug addicts is on the increase, officials of a drug addicts rehabilitation centre say. Nasraullah Naeemi, the centre head, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday shot dead the administrative chief for Jaghatu district along with his guard in southern Ghazni province, an official said. Deputy Governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the district... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two hundred Taliban fighters were killed during clashes in southern Ghazni province last week, an official said, but the insurgent spurned the claim as baseless. Deputy Governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, speaking exclusively to... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in southern Ghazni province have claimed reopening the Kabul-Kandahar highway for traffic on Thursday after three days of blockade by the insurgents. The Taliban had banned the flow of traffic on the vital... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban kept the Kabul-Kandahar highway blocked for a third day on Wednesday, adding to the miseries of stranded commuters who are spending nights under the open skies in southern Ghazni province. The insurgents blocked... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed police chief for southern Ghazni province on Wednesday asked the militants to shun the insurgency or be ready for being targeted. Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel issued the warning during his introduction... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway for a second day on Tuesday on the outskirts of the capital of southern Ghazni province. Officials said 90 militants, blocking the highway, were killed during a joint ground... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Kabul-Kandahar highway was reopened for traffic in southern Ghazni province on Monday after security forces pushed back Taliban from the area, the governor said. Amanullah Hamim told reporters that security forces had... read more
GHAZNI CITY/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 30 militants, including seven would-be suicide bombers, have been arrested in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday. Security officials in Ghazni said six would-be suicide bombers... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): At least two policemen and seven civilians were wounded on Sunday when a roadside bomb hit two police vehicles in southern Ghazni province, officials said. The blast ripped through two police pick-up vehicles in the afternoon in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in southern Ghazni province on Saturday said Afghan forces had launched a clearing operation in a number of districts to improve the security situation there. National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief for... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say that 28 inmates, who fled from the central prison of southern Ghazni province in the wake of a militant attack, have been re-arrested. In late September, the Taliban smashed an explosives-laden car into... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 828 Taliban have been killed and more than 300 wounded in the past six months in southern Ghazni province, security official claimed on Thursday. Amir Mohammad, a 203rd Thunder Military Corps official, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Farmers and agriculture officials of southern Ghazni province said that the fruit production has been increased this year but there was not marketing for the produce. An orchard owner in the Khwaja Omari district, Ali... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The people of Deh Yak district in southern Ghazni province complain planting of roadside bombs by Taliban insurgents has caused them transportation problems. After a recent clash with security personnel in the district, the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province on Sunday said Taliban militants had warned them to leave their houses in order to avoid being caught in clashes with security forces. A resident of Rubat area,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Passengers, kidnapped a day earlier in Andar district of southern Ghazni province on their way to southeastern Paktika province, were freed on Sunday, local officials said. The people were traveling from Ghazni to Paktika... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The central jail chief officer has been arrested following a brazen Taliban attack that enabled hundreds of inmates to flee the facility in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. The Taliban stormed the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least five civilians and an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier have been killed in a militant’s attack in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. Shafiq Nang, the governor’s spokesman... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said four policemen and three Taliban fighters were killed and 352 inmates fled during an attack on the central prison of southern Ghazni province. A group of Taliban militants stormed the prison... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province on Sunday joined anti-government protest demonstrations to push for adding the words “Afghan” and “Islam” to the biometric national identity cards. Earlier, similar protests have been... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A roadside bomb killed two policemen and injured three others in southern Ghazni province on Friday, an official said. The early morning blast ripped through the police pick-up vehicle in Qala-i-Joz locality of Ghazni City... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): A 303 public transport bus driver was killed and 25 passengers suffered injuries when the bus collided head-on with a truck on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway in southern Ghazni province, an official said. The collision occurred in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least five policemen were killed on Thursday morning when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Ghazni province, an official said. The police were on their way from Ghazni City, the provincial capital, to... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least 20 militants and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed during a clash in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. Deh Yak district’s administrative chief... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Up to 190 insurgents have been detained over the past two months in the southern province of Ghazni, a National Directorate of Security (NDS) official claimed on Sunday. The detainees were involved in the assassination of... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of families have been displaced from the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province due to fear of fighting, officials and residents said on Wednesday. Noor Rahman, a resident of Shadi Khan Kala area, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Five members of an uprising group and four Taliban militants were killed during a clash in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. The governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Shafiq Nang, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least six civilians were killed and three others wounded in roadside bombing in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, officials said. Mohammad Shafiq Nang, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The upraising group head along with one of his bodyguard and four Afghan Local Police (ALP) members were killed in militants’ attack in Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said Saturday. Ghazni governor’... read more
MIHTERLAM/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven insurgents have been killed and eight others wounded during clashes in southern Ghazni and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Monday. Three assailants were killed and two others wounded... read more
GHAZNI CITY/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): At least seven militants, including two notorious commanders, have been killed in southern Ghazni province, an official said Tuesday. Fazl Khuda Noormal, spokesman of the 203rd Thunder Military Corps, told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noorul Haq Ullomi on Monday accused Pakistan of sending armed individuals disguised as Islamic State (IS) fighters to  destabilise the country. Ullomi, who arrived in southern Ghazni province to... read more
LASHKARGAH/ GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least three civilians were killed in two different incidents of violence in southern Helmand southern Ghazni provincs, officials said on Saturday. Musa Qala district chief Mohammad Sharif Khan told Pajhwok... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Ten kidnapped people have been released in the Jaghatu district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday. Unidentified gunmen abducted a dozen individuals on last week but two of them managed to escaped... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen kidnapped 12 residents of the Jaghori district of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday. Shafiq Nang, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the people were traveling in two... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Tuesday said that four engineers kidnapped by militants in southern Ghazni province have been killed. The governor’s spokesman Shafiq Nang told Pajhwok Afghan News the engineers were kidnapped by militants from... read more
JALALABAD/GHAZNI CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Twenty-four insurgents have been killed and a dozen others wounded during clearing operation in eastern Nangarhar and southern Ghazni provinces, officials said on Saturday. Fourteen insurgents perished and... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two journaists were beaten by a member of the provincial council and a secretary of another public representative in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday. The Ghazni Union of Journalists president, Asadullah Jalalzai, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Ghazni province on Monday barred militants from holding a condolence session for the late Mullah Mohammad Omar in the Qarabagh area of Ghazni City, the provincial capital. Taliban earlier... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Orchard owners and businessmen on Monday complained they incurred losses each year in the absence of cold storage facilities in southern Ghazni province. Traders and farmers say they need cold storages to keep their fresh... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three women were killed and a man wounded on Monday when a motorbike struck a roadside landmine in the Aandar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said. Shafique Nang, the governor’s... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Nine people, including women and children, were killed in a traffic accident in southern Ghazni province on Thursday morning, an official said. Mohammad Ullah Ahamdi, head of traffic police, told Pajhwok Afghan News a... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have torched Imam Ahad High school in Khashak area in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday. Nisar Ahmad Azadzai, deputy director education, told Afghan Pajhwok News unidentified armed... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of southern Ghazni have taken up weapons to stand against Daesh and other militant groups, an official has said on Sunday. Deputy Governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News scores of people had... read more
GHAZNI CITY/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Fourteen Taliban insurgents and five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during clashes in southern Ghazni and northern Balkh provinces, the military and the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of Khogyani district of southern Ghazni complain they suffered financial losses due to clashes between security forces and Taliban militants. Khogyani district is about 25 kilometers west of Ghazni City, the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Ghazni province have complained they do not feel safe while traveling to the provincial capital because of growing robbery and incidents of violence. Mohammad Halim, a shopkeeper in Giro... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Most members of the provincial council (PC) have long been absent from their office in the capital of southern Ghazni province and are busy with their personal engagements.   According to the rules, no government... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Deputy head of Provincial Council (PC) in southern Ghazni province on Sunday alleged majority of members were illiterate, in collusion of land grabbing and were indifferent to resolve problems of people in this remote province... read more
CHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A Qatar funded Red Crecesent (RC) organization distributed aid and assistance among 1,000 vulnerable families in southern Ghazni province, en employee of RC said on Tuesday. Samiullah Sadiqi told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The process of distributing land plots among teachers in southern Ghazni province started on Sunday through a draw, but some teachers alleged fraud in the secret balloting. Former president Hamid Karzai had established a... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Spymaster Rahmatullah Nabil has tendered an apology to two university teachers from southern Ghazni province over their mistreatment during a brief detention on corruption charges. The two Ghazni University teachers, Nasir Ahmad... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Six Afghan Local Police (ALP) men were killed in a suicide attack in the Qarabagh district in southern Ghazni province, the governor’s spokesman said. Shafiq Nang told Pajhwok Afghan News that heavily-armed insurgents... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead three Afghan security forces personnel with a silencer gun in southern Ghazni province on Sunday, the governor’s spokesman said. Shafiq Nang told Pajhwok Afghan News that guard of Ghazni... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The appellate attorney has detained and released two university teachers in cooperation with intelligence officials in southern Ghazni province on corruption charges. The attorney’s office head, Abdul Rashid Abid, told... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed rebels kidnapped two singers from the Qarabagh district in southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, an official said. Shafiqu Nang, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the singers belonged to... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen, including two Afghan Local Police (ALP) commanders, were killed in a gun battle with militants on Monday in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, an official said.  Shafiqu Nang, the... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least two civilians were killed and three others wounded in Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers mortar shelling in the Qarabagh district in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday. Deputy Governor Mohammad... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have ordered many schools to be closed in the capital of southern Ghazni province after the Afghan military shelled a wedding party, killing several people, residents said on Sunday. Residents said seven people... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents on Saturday disputed official claim that seven people, including women and children, were killed on Friday in a roadside bombing, saying the wedding guests fell prey to mortar shells fired by security forces in... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Severe shortage of qualified teachers, lack of curriculum books and absence of proper buildings for a number of schools in southern Ghazni province are main hurdles hampering progress of education in the province, residents... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Wednesday claimed capturing the Khogyani district of southern Ghazni province, but their claim was rejected by local officials. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the fighters brought under their... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some newspapers have resumed publishing after a hiatus lasting two years mainly due to economic constrains in southern Ghazni province. About two years ago, newspapers in Ghazni were shut down one after another due to... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and eight militants were killed during an hours-long gun-battle in the Ab Band district of southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said. Another 12 rebels and six ALP men... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of books have been put on display at a five-day book festival that commenced in southern Ghazni on Thursday, an organiser said. Fida Kar told Pajhwok Afghan News that books written about literature, culture,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  Security forces captured a Taliban’s stronghold in the Geru district of southern Ghazni province, the acting governor said on Wednesday. Musa Khan Akbarzada told a press conference here that the Afghan forces struck... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A woman has killed her husband and buried his body inside their house in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday. Police dug out the man’s body on Thursday inside the house on the outskirts of Ghazni City,... read more
GHAZNI CITY/QALA-I-NAW/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight policemen, including a commander, and 20 militants have been killed in clashes and roadside bombing in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday. At least 20 Taliban, including... read more
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Taliban on Saturday publicly executed three more persons, accusing them of killing a nurse and her husband in southern Ghazni province, officials said. The woman and her husband were killed last month in Mongor locality, before... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Militants with links to little known Daish group on Friday beheaded the four civilians who were kidnapped by gunmen the other day from Ghazni City, the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province, officials said. On... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Five insurgents were killed in exchange of gun fire with the security forces in the Ander district of southern Ghazni province, a security official said on Friday. Nazif Ullah Sultani, spokesman for the 203rd Thunder Corps... read more
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Traders and economics experts in southeastern Paktia province say the distance to bring in Afghanistan commercial goods from Pakistan’s Karachi seaport will be shortened by hundreds of kilometers if the Gardez-Dand Patan road is... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants have been killed and eight others including two civilians and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) member wounded during a clash in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday.Shafiq Nang, the governor’s... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A former mayor for southern Ghazni province was arrested on Saturday on corruption charges in compliance with Supreme Court orders, an official said.Prosecutor Abdul Rashid Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News that the ex-mayor,... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have allegedly occupied civilian homes in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, using them as security posts.A number of residents told Pajhwok Afghan News the ALP personnel had... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The spouse of a female provincial council member was gunned down by a neighbour in revenge for the killing of his daughter in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.The armed clash between the two families took... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Wednesday blamed neighbouring Pakistan for last week’s deadly attack on state institution in southern Ghazni province.A group of militants stormed National Directorate for Security (NDS)’s provincial headquarters... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in south-eastern Ghazni province said on Monday last week’s terrorist attack had inflicted heavy financial losses in addition to claiming several lives.The Taliban attacked the provincial intelligence headquarters... read more
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Twelve insurgents, including a notorious commander, were killed in Afghan security forces’ operations in different districts of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday.The offensives had been ongoing in areas... read more
HAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): In the wake of mounting attacks, the authorities have banned pillion riding in southern Ghazni province, the governor’s spokesman said.Shafiq Nang told Pajhwok Afghan News the order would remain in force for an indefinite... read more
LASHKARGHA/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Five security forces and 32 militants were killed during clashes in southern Helmand and Ghazni provinces, an official said on Monday.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement three Afghan National Army (ANA... read more