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2000 IDP families get food aid in Laghman

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Mar 06, 2018 - 20:58
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Around 2,000 internally-displaced persons (IDPs) and needy families received food aid in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the assistance had...
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Finance minister visits ongoing uplift projects in Laghman

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Jan 27, 2018 - 14:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Finance Eklil Hakimi has reviewed progress on a string of ongoing development projects during his visit to eastern Laghman province. Governor Abul Jabbar Naeemi, General Director of Civil Aviation Authority Mahmood Shah...
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7 Taliban killed in Laghman night raids: official

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Dec 25, 2017 - 16:05
MEHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): Seven Taliban insurgents, including a commander, have been killed in nighttime raids by the Afghan Special Forces in eastern Laghman province, an official said Monday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Would-be suicide bomber held in Laghman

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Dec 24, 2017 - 20:00
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Laghman province on Sunday claimed thwarting bloody attack by arresting a would-be suicide bomber before he could reach the target. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a would-be...
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At 11th hour, Laghman resident allowed to stay in UK

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Dec 24, 2017 - 11:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): An Afghan asylum seeker, who claims to be a torture survivor, has been allowed at the last minute to stay in the United Kingdom. The 39-year-old from Laghman province, who has lived in Britain for nearly 11 years, was to be deported...
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1.5b afs projects underway in Laghman: Naeemi

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Dec 06, 2017 - 15:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Dozens of reconstruction projects have been underway in eastern Laghman province and their execution will benefit more than half of the province’s population, the governor said on Wednesday. Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, who inaugurated...
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Laghman raid kills 4 Taliban including commander

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Nov 29, 2017 - 14:26
MEHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): Four Taliban insurgents, including a notorious commander, have been killed during an air-and-ground operation in Alingar district of eastern Nangarhar province. The joint forces raided a Taliban hideout in Sangar Dara area on...
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Nearly half of Laghman schools without buildings

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Oct 18, 2017 - 22:40
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Nearly half of the schools in eastern Laghman province have no buildings, drinking water facilities, toilets and boundary walls, officials said on Wednesday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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Muscat meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: CEO

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Oct 15, 2017 - 19:36
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman.
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7 militants blown up by own bomb in Laghman

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Oct 10, 2017 - 09:56
MEHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban insurgents have been killed and nine others injured by their own bomb in Alingar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok...
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Work on wall surrounding historic Saraj Qala begins

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Oct 09, 2017 - 16:14
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on a wall surrounding the historic Saraj Qala castle in the capital of eastern Laghman province began on Monday, the fifth project to rehabilitate the castle. The provincial governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak,...
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15 militants killed in Laghman, Nangarhar airstrikes

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Sep 23, 2017 - 17:22
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 Taliban and Daesh militants have been killed in airstrikes in eastern Lagham and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Saturday. Nangarhar police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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Roadside blast leaves 2 civilians dead in Laghman

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Sep 06, 2017 - 18:00
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when a roadside bomb tore through a truck carrying rocks in the capital of eastern Laghman province, an official said. Laghman governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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$6bn to be spent on strengthening air force : Ghani

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Sep 03, 2017 - 11:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday six billion dollars would be spent over the next four years on strengthening the country’s air force.
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Kabul-Jalalabad road accident leaves 1 dead

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Sep 02, 2017 - 15:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): One person was killed and two others sustained injuries when two cars crashed head-on on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province on Saturday.
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Projects worth 1.3 billion afs underway in Laghman

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Aug 21, 2017 - 17:11
MEHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): Dozens of development projects have been launched in eastern Laghman province at a cost of one billion and three hundred million afghanis. It was told to a meeting about provincial development held under the chairmanship of...
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Returnees’ land usurped in Laghman, claims Balkhi

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May 28, 2017 - 18:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Sayed Hussain Alami Balkhi on Sunday alleged widespread corruption in distribution of residential plots to returnees in two townships in eastern Laghman province.
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2 mosques being constructed in Laghman

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May 26, 2017 - 18:55
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on two mosques was launched in the capital of eastern Laghman province on Friday. Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi, who inaugurated the construction work on the mosques at the Sultan Ghazi Baba township and...
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12 killed, 14 injured in Laghman traffic accident

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May 22, 2017 - 18:35
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Twelve people were killed and 14 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Alishang district of eastern Laghman province on Monday, a statement from the governor house said. “The accident occurred this afternoon in Gonpal area...
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4 civilians killed in Laghman, Nangarhar incidents

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May 16, 2017 - 19:04
MEHTARLAM/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been killed and three others injured during separate incidents of violence in eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Monday. In Laghman, two women were killed and three children...
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