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US to continue aiding Afghan peace bid: Envoy

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Mar 12, 2018 - 20:23
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The US envoy to Afghanistan on a trip to southern Kandahar province on Monday said his country would continue supporting the war-torn country in diverse fields particularly in the peace process.
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Roadside bomb hits NATO convoy in Kandahar

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Mar 11, 2018 - 15:20
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A roadside bomb hit a convoy of foreign troops but caused no causalities in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said. Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the NATO...
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For Kandahar women, only female prosecutor a ray of hope

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Mar 10, 2018 - 13:41
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Amidst rising incidents of domestic tension, the only female prosecutor in southern Kandahar province is investigating cases of violence against women. Zainab Faiz, 28, serving as prosecutor for the past two years, has...
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60 attacking Taliban gunmen perish in Kandahar blitz

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Mar 08, 2018 - 15:56
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Five dozens of Taliban militants were killed in two hours of an airstrike called in after a large number of the rebels stormed a security post in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province last night, an official said...
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For 6 months, Kandahar teachers working without pay

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Mar 05, 2018 - 20:03
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of teachers in southern Kandahar province have been not paid their salaries for months, negatively impacting their economic situation and the education process. The most affected teachers are those hired on...
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Kandahar man commits suicide after shooting wife

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Mar 03, 2018 - 21:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A man shot injured his wife before turning the gun on himself in Daman district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in...
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12-member target killer gang busted in Kandahar

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Feb 25, 2018 - 17:39
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A dozen alleged targeted killers have been arrested by intelligence officials in southern Kandahar province, the spy-service said on Sunday. A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS)’office said the suspects...
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Kandahar egg industry meets 40pc of local demand

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Feb 22, 2018 - 14:41
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand. The newly-built professional farm is opened in...
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Work on 60m afs projects begins in Kandahar

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Feb 21, 2018 - 15:56
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said. Works on the three projects were inaugurated by deputy governor Abdul Hanan...
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Kandahar prayer leader blown up by own explosives

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Feb 17, 2018 - 13:22
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A prayer leader has been killed by own explosives in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Matiullah Hilal told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident took place...
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Weesa urges UN to help construct refugee township

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Feb 14, 2018 - 17:47
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Kandahar Governor Zalmai Weesa has appealed to the UN and donor countries to help construct a township for refugee families in the southern province. He made the appeal during a meeting with Toby Lanzer, the UN chief’s...
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43 Taliban killed, 20 wounded in Kandahar battle

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Feb 13, 2018 - 13:52
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 43 Taliban militant have been killed and 20 other wounded during a clash with security forces in southern Kandahar province, an official claimed on Tuesday. Matiullah Hilal, deputy spokesman for provincial police,...
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Widowed, unsheltered Kandahar women seek jobs

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Feb 11, 2018 - 17:07
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Many widowed and unaccompanied women in southern Kandahar province have asked the central government to provide them with jobs in order to give their children a decent life. Saima, 36, a resident of 2nd police district of...
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80pc people unsatisfied with ongoing situation: Wali Massoud

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Feb 07, 2018 - 18:32
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Accompanied by a delegation, Ahmad Wali Massoud during a trip to southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said 80 percent of the Afghans “are unsatisfied with the ongoing situation in their country.” Speaking at a press...
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Jamia Omar Mosque’s construction to resume soon

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Feb 06, 2018 - 17:15
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work will be resumed soon after long years to complete the grand mosque named after Hazrat Omar bin Khetab (RWA) in the capital of southern Kandahar province. The mosque “Jamia Omar” famously known as “Omar Bin...
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3 civilians gunned down in Kandahar city

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:50
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men shot dead three people in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. The incident took place in the limits of the 3rd police district in front of Popal market in Kandahar...
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2 killed, 21 injured as bus overturns in Kandahar

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Jan 24, 2018 - 19:06
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least two people were killed and 21 others injured on Wednesday when a public transport bus overturned in Daman district of southern Kandahar province. Qutratullah Khushbakht, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Dozens of Kandahar prisoners on hunger strike

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Jan 22, 2018 - 22:26
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Dozens of prisoners being held at the central jail in southern Kandahar province have been denying food in protest against what they say inordinate delays in processing of their cases and injudicious decisions of judges. Talking...
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Alarm bells: Kandahar records 7th polio case this year

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Jan 16, 2018 - 16:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A 17-month-old boy has been tested positive for poliovirus in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of polio cases so far this solar year to 14 nationwide. The provincial Public Health Department director told a...
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23 Taliban, 4 ANA troops dead in Kandahar battle

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Jan 13, 2018 - 16:19
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least 23 Taliban attackers were killed during an hours long battle with Afghan National Army (ANA) troops in southern Kandahar province, an official said Saturday. Four ANA troops were lost to the clash in Ghorak district,...
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