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Insurgents attack Takhar public health workers

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Sep 13, 2017 - 15:15
KUNDUZ CITY/TALOQAN/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants attacked a vehicle carrying public health workers in northern Takhar province, while two women were killed in separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday. Hayatullah Amiri,...
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3 killed, 11 injured in Takhar mosque attack

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Aug 11, 2017 - 18:01
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Gunmen opened fire at worshippers inside a mosque in Ab Chah district of northeastern Takhar province on Friday, killing three people and injuring nearly a dozen more, an official said. Six of the wounded people were said to be in...
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Amid increasing sales, Takhar shoemakers demand facilities

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Jul 10, 2017 - 17:52
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Shoe manufacturers in northern Takhar province say their sales have recently increased but they need tools to improve their business. Many families in the provincial capital, Taloqan, and other areas have long been associated with...
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700 carpentry shops gutted in Takhar blaze

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Jun 17, 2017 - 17:57
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Friday’s fire has gutted hundreds of carpentry shops in the capital of northeastern Takhar province, inflicting tens of millions of afghanis loss on shop owners, an official said on Saturday.
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Sale of illegal SIM cards on the increase in Takhar

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Jun 07, 2017 - 15:55
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) has noted an increase in the number of illegal SIM cards used in criminal activities in northern Takhar province.
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Due to personal problems, Takhar governor quits

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May 29, 2017 - 15:51
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Mohammad Yasin Zia, the governor of northern Takhar province, has resigned his position, officials said on Monday. His spokesman Sunatullah Timori told Pajhwok Afghan News Zia had presented his resignation to the presided through...
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Takhar policewomen optimistic things to improve

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May 20, 2017 - 16:18
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A number of policewomen in northeastern Takhar province on Saturday complained about problems they faced in line of duty, but hoped things would improve with the passage of time. There are about 50 female police personnel in...
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Town hall meeting assesses children’s situation in Takhar

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May 17, 2017 - 15:38
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A dialogue meeting assessed children’s situation and challenges in light of national and international laws and standards in northern Takhar province on Wednesday, the German Cooperation with Afghanistan said on Wednesday. The...
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3 gunrunners held in Takhar; explosives seized in Kunar

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May 06, 2017 - 15:27
TALOQAN/KABUL (Pajhwok): Three gunrunners have been arrested in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday. Elsewhere, hundreds of kilograms of explosives were seized in Kunar province. Takhar police chief, Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad...
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Senior Taliban among 67 killed in Takhar clashes

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May 04, 2017 - 18:07
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least 67 Taliban militants have been killed and another 41 wounded during clashes with security forces in Khwaja Bahauddin district of northeastern Takhar province, police claimed on Thursday.
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Taliban group leader slain in Takhar clash

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Apr 29, 2017 - 19:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Taliban group leader has been killed in a clash with Afghan security forces in northeastern Takhar province, police said on Saturday. A statement issued by the northern zone police headquarters to Pajhwok Afghan News identified...
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57 garden projects implemented on rain-fed land in Takhar

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Apr 20, 2017 - 15:24
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) officials in the northeastern region of the country say 57 garden projects worth 50 million afghanis have been implemented on rain-fed land in Takhar province. Mohammad Ghulam...
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Senior border police official killed in Takhar ambush

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Apr 19, 2017 - 16:16
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A senior border police official was killed and five others were wounded in a Taliban attack in Yangi Kala district of northeastern Takhar province, an official said. Sunnatullah Temor, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Takhar: Scores of cops & pick-ups at disposal of warlords

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Apr 11, 2017 - 15:43
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Tuesday confirmed dozens of policemen and pick-ups were in the service of some powerful individuals in northeastern Takhar province. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Takhar police...
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10 rebels killed in Takhar clash

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Apr 02, 2017 - 13:02
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least 10 Taliban militants have been killed and nine others wounded during a clash with Afghan forces in Durqad district of northern Takhar province, an official said Sunday. Lt. Gen. Sher Aziz Kamawal, police in the northern...
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Taliban mortar kills 5 civilians in Takhar

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Mar 30, 2017 - 18:25
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed including women and children in a mortar strike blamed on the Taliban in Khwaja Bahauddin district of northeastern Takhar province, officials said on Thursday. Police official Mahfuzullah Akbari told...
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Takhar man guns down his teenage fiancée

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Mar 19, 2017 - 20:47
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old girl has been shot dead by her fiancé in northern Takhar province, officials said on Sunday. Provincial police spokesman Maj. Khalil Aseer told Pajhwok Afghan News the girl, Zahira, was shot dead by her fiancé...
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Govt lambasted for ignoring rural women in Takhar

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Mar 09, 2017 - 13:52
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The government has been lambasted for paying no attention to the protection of women’s rights in rural areas and villages of northern Takhar province. A women’s rights defender in Taloqan, the provincial capital, Aziza Naseri,...
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Khwaja Ghar police chief’s brother killed in blast

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Feb 12, 2017 - 21:44
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Brother of a district police chief was killed in a bomb blast on Sunday in northern Jawzjanprovince, an official said. The brother of the Khwaja Ghar district police chief was killed in the blast that took placed at around 1pm,...
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Takhar: 2 ALP officials detained with alcohol

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Feb 11, 2017 - 15:21
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been detained with hundreds of bottles of alcohol by the spy-service in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday. The governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timor, told Pajhwok...
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