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3 killed, 10 held in raid on senior banker’s residence

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Mar 30, 2017 - 12:05
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and more than 10 others arrested during a raid by security force on the residence of a senior banker in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Special Forces raided the house of...
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Wednesday’s attacks: 20 of the injured in critical condition

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Mar 02, 2017 - 13:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday said 20 of the 104 people wounded in Wednesday’s blasts in Kabul were in critical condition. At least 16 people were killed and 104 others wounded in the bombings that rattled the...
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80 dead, scores hurt as blasts rip through Kabul rally (Video)

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Jul 23, 2016 - 18:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 64 people were killed and 234 others wounded as twin explosions ripped through a mammoth rally staged by the Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said. Mohammad Ismael Kawasi, the...
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HR violations, civilian displacement in east worries AIHRC (Video)

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Jul 14, 2016 - 16:47
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) head for the eastern zone has expressed her concern over civilian displacement by the conflict in Nangarhar province. Sabrina Hamidi, in an exclusive interview with...
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25 Daesh, Taliban rebels killed in Nangarhar operations (Video)

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Jun 27, 2016 - 13:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 49 Daesh and Taliban militants have suffered casualties during air and ground operations in different areas of eastern Nangarhar province, officials claimed on Sunday. The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told...
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Woman who lost members of family to conflict (Video)

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Jun 27, 2016 - 13:40
JOZJAN CITY (Pajhwok): Tajor a woman, who lost three members of her family to recent, fighting between Taliban and Government in Jozjan province, has been forced to shoulder responsibility for looking after her children.
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Female Civil Right Activists praise Afghan Security Forces (Video)

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Jun 19, 2016 - 14:07
NANGARHAR (Pajhwok): Number of female Civil Rights Activists praise Nangarhar Border Police forces for their resistance at the battle against Pakistani soldiers in eastern Nangarhar province.
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Torkham border crossing reopens after 5 days of closure (Video)

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Jun 19, 2016 - 13:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Following talks between the two sides, Afghanistan and Pakistan reopened the Torkham border crossing for traffic on Saturday, an official said. Some days back, Pakistan tried to construct a gate at the border to check what it called...
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Ghani, Modi formally inaugurate Salma Dam (Video)

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Jun 05, 2016 - 16:58
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Nanendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Afghan-Indian Friendship Salma Dame in Western Heart province. Earlier, Indian PM arrived in Heart City, the provincial capital...
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Brimming with confidence, student with disability eyes brilliant future (Video)

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Jun 01, 2016 - 10:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Haseebullah Shahabi, a 25 years old man with disability who recently found his way to the Kabul University, says special people can excel at studies and have equal chances of success. A resident of Panjsher province, Shahabi is born...
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Bodies of 10 kidnapped passengers found; 18 still missing (Video)

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Jun 01, 2016 - 10:04
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok):Ten passengers have been found dead while 18 others are still missing after militants stopped their vehicles on main highway on the outskirts of the capital of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday. Acting...
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Blinded by blast, ex-cop longs for a glimpse of children’s faces (Video)

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May 30, 2016 - 17:02
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Staff Sergeant Mohammad Nazir, a policeman who lost his eyes in a bomb attack by militants, blasts the government for ignoring him following his incapacitation. A resident of the Ismailkhel Mandozai district of southeastern...
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10 civilians killed in suicide attack on court workers in Kabul (Video)

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May 25, 2016 - 17:03
KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): At least 10 civilians were killed and four others wounded in a suicide attack on a bus carrying court employees in Kabul on Wednesday morning, an official said. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (MoI...
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Blinded by blast, ex-cop longs for a glimpse of children’s faces (Video)

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May 25, 2016 - 16:52
Staff Sergeant Mohammad Nazir, a policeman who lost his eyes in a bomb attack by militants, blasts the government for ignoring him following his incapacitation.
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No casualties as IED hits NATO convoy in Parwan (Video)

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May 22, 2016 - 13:19
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A roadside bomb struck a foreign troops’ convoy in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Saturday, NATO’s Resolute Support (RS) mission said, denying any casualties. “We can confirm that one coalition vehicle was...
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Mammoth protest ends as Ghani offers talks on power project (Video)

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May 17, 2016 - 10:42
KABUL Pajhwok): Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili’s call on Monday convinced thousands of people to end a mammoth protest in the heart of Kabul against the route of a multi-country power project. The angry protestors asked the government to...
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Former PM Gilani’s son handed over to Pakistani officials (Video)

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May 12, 2016 - 15:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ali Haider Ali Gilani, son of former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, was handed over to senior Pakistani officials in Kabul on Wednesday, a day after he was rescued during a joint operation by Afghan and US special forces...
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Paktia protestors warn against change in TUTAP project route (Video)

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May 10, 2016 - 16:20
GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people from southern Paktia province staged a rally, asking President Ashraf Ghani not to change the route of a multinational power project. The Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TUTAP) power...
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Danish urges President Ghani to create media fund (Video)

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May 07, 2016 - 12:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News editor-in-chief Danish Karokhel on Wednesday urged President Ashraf Ghani to create fund for journalists and media outlets and enact into laws their protection and access to information. Danish, speaking at a...
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