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Thousands of Dasht-i-Archi students out of school

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Jan 15, 2018 - 18:01
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A number of schools in the Dash-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province have been closed due to recent spike in insecurity, affecting thousands of students. The residents of the district demand the government reopen the...
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Kunduz police arrest robbery gang, defuse landmine

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Dec 29, 2017 - 20:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): An eight-member robbery gang has been arrested in the capital of northern Kunduz province, police said on Friday.
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Firewood prices jump in Kunduz as winter arrives

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Dec 10, 2017 - 17:51
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): With the advent of winter, firewood prices have almost doubled in the capital of northern Kunduz province, residents complain. Currently seven kilograms of firewood and coal is sold for 100 afghanis compared to 60 afghanis...
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Kunduz governance slow as acting heads reign

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Dec 03, 2017 - 18:24
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Running government departments by acting heads has slowed down governance related affairs in northern Kunduz province, local officials say. Based on information received by Pajhwok Afghan News, Kunduz departments headed by acting...
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3 Kunduz agriculture officials face graft charges

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Nov 21, 2017 - 17:48
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The Appellate Court in northern Kunduz province has detained three provincial agriculture department officials over alleged corruption. Appellate court prosecutor Mohammad Arif Mubashir told Pajhwok Afghan News that they...
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Winter diseases attack children of Kunduz IDPs

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Nov 16, 2017 - 15:43
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Displaced by the conflict, around 3,000 families from two districts of northern Kunduz province have been struggling with numerous problems, including lack of shelter to protect themselves from merciless winter, an official...
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Kunduz provincial council gets new building

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Nov 09, 2017 - 18:42
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The new building of provincial council of northeastern Kunduz was inaugurated on Thursday, an official said. Amruddin Wali, the provincial council head, who was speaking to the inauguration ceremony of the facility, said that...
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Kunduz doctors warn of going elsewhere

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Nov 07, 2017 - 20:06
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Doctors in northern Kunduz province on Tuesday warned of leaving the province if their security wasn’t ensured.
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Kunduz ALP commander injured in Balkh blast

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:50
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander for northern Kunduz province was injured in a blast on Wednesday, an official said. The ALP chief, Nabi Agha, was among seven others injured in the blast that took place in Khulm...
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Kunduzis take to streets against increasing insecurity

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:48
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Fed up with increasing insecurity and kidnapping and robbery incidents, hundreds of residents of northern Kunduz province on Wednesday took to the streets. The protestors included members of the Provincial Council, Public Health...
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Frontline soldiers in Kunduz eat ‘stale bread’

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Oct 30, 2017 - 18:54
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Soldiers fighting in close combat roles in northern Kunduz province say they have not been supplied proper food in the past five months and sometimes they are obliged to eat ‘stale bread’ with water.
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13 policemen killed in Taliban attacks on checkpoints

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Oct 29, 2017 - 09:46
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Thirteen police personnel have been killed in a clash with Taliban militants in the Khanabad district of northeastern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday. The district chief, Hayatullah Amiri, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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IARCSC process in Kunduz not transparent: PC

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Oct 18, 2017 - 19:00
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council of northern Kunduz province on Wednesday accused the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC)’s provincial exam committee of corruption in the employment process.
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Northeast zone civil society groups join forces

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Oct 05, 2017 - 15:42
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Civil society activists from northeastern zone encompassing Takhar, Badakhshan, Baghlan and Kunduz provinces on Thursday announced forming a coalition to jointly deal with challenges. Inayatullah Khaliq, director of the newly...
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12 Taliban killed, 17 wounded in Kunduz battle

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Sep 22, 2017 - 17:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban militants were killed and 17 others wounded during an hours-long gun-battle with security forces in northern Kunduz province on Friday.
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Kunduz: Taliban ban telecom services at nighttime

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Sep 20, 2017 - 18:40
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have forced telecom companies into suspending their services at nighttime in northern Kunduz province, local officials said on Wednesday. The Taliban also confirmed the ban on telecom services at night. A security...
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‘Speedy military vehicles often crush people in Kunduz’

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Sep 19, 2017 - 20:14
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Kunduz province say security forces’ vehicles have never obeyed traffic rules and their reckless driving often result in fatal accidents.
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6 rebels killed, 12 injured in Kunduz blasts

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Sep 11, 2017 - 19:33
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Six insurgents were killed and a dozen others wounded in two separate explosions caused by their own bombs in northern Knuduz province, an official said Monday. A reliable source at the provincial National Directorate of...
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Increasing jobless youth raises concerns in Kunduz

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Sep 08, 2017 - 16:05
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The number of jobless youth has increased in northern Kunduz province, raising concerns about their joining of militant outfits. A civil society activist, Mohammad Qasim, on Friday told Pajhwok Afghan News the government had so far...
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13 rebels suffer casualties in Kunduz operation

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Sep 05, 2017 - 16:05
KUNDUZ/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Tuesday said 13 militants have suffered casualties and a number of weapons and explosives seized in northeastern Kunduz and southern Helmand province. A security official who wished to go...
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