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Artillery fire from ANA base kills 4 Logar children

4 hours 40 min ago
By Abdul Maqsud Azizi on 10 December 2019

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four children have been killed in an artillery fire by security forces in Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, local residents claimed on Tuesday.

Government officials confirmed the incident, but denied security forces had fire the mortar.

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Bosnia ready to share experiences with Afghanistan

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:35
By Pajhwok on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Bosnia-Herzegovina officials say their country is ready to share experiences regarding good governance and... read more

Violence against women to fall if perpetrators punished: Abdullah

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:31
By Naheed Bashardost on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Ending a 16-day campaign for elimination of violence against women... read more

Ceasefire may not be part of US-Taliban deal: Agha

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:28
By Storai Karimi on 10 December 2019


HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Former Taliban leader Syed Akbar Agha on Tuesday claimed ceasefire would not be part of a possible US-Taliban... read more

More focus urged on human rights in peace talks

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:19
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Speakers of a meeting in capital Kabul on Tuesday said human rights were not ‘a western phenomenon’ but Islam gave... read more

Abdullah supporters rally in Kunar against electoral fraud

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:08
By Yousaf zarifi on 10 December 2019

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Supporters of the Stability and Partnership election team, led by Abdullah Abdullah, staged a protest rally against electoral fraud in eastern Kunar province.

Around 2,000 protesters gathered at Shaheedano Square in Asadabad, the provincial capital, asking the... read more

IEC: Initial election results likely within 2 days

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:46
By Pajhwok Report on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC... read more

Hekmatyar’s one-man show forces key members to quit: Experts

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:05
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 10 December 2019


KABUL (Pajhwok): Political experts believe Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, head of the Hizb-e-Islami... read more

Car bomb, 2 suicide attackers held in Nangarhar

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:36
By Yousuf Zarifi on 10 December 2019

JALALABD (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have seized a car bomb and two would-be suicide bombers before reaching their targets in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.

Governor Shah Mahmood Miakhel told media persons that the alleged... read more

Logaris unhappy with New Kabul Bank services

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:30
By Abdul Maqsood Azizi on 10 December 2019

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A number of residents of central Logar province on Tuesday complained about what they called ‘poor services’ of the New Kabul... read more

Colombia to help develop Afghanistan mining sector

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:09
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 10 December 2019


KABUL (Pajhwok): Colombia will facilitate and help the Afghanistan... read more

Taliban abduct 40 elderly men from Jawzjan funeral

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:22
By Hamid Tamkin on 10 December 2019

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Taliban militants abducted dozens of elderly men from Fiazabad district of northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, an... read more

7 fighters, civilian killed in Farah airstrike

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:18
By Benyamin Bariz on 10 December 2019

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Eight Taliban militants have been killed in a NATO... read more

Naqiba Barakzai wins Human Rights Tulip

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:35
By Sheer Ahmad Usmani on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Naqiba Barakzai was awarded on Tuesday the 2019 Human Rights Tulip ... read more

4 companies contracted to MoI blacklisted

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:01
By Pajhwok reporter on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Four companies contracted to the Ministry of Interior (MoI) have been blacklisted and barred from bidding on its... read more

Iran opposes foreign meddling in Afghanistan

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:49
By Pajhwok Monitor on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran says regional countries should facilitate the Afghan peace process instead of meddling in internal affairs of... read more

Public misled about Afghan war: US documents

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:46
By Pajhwok Monitor on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Senior American officials have concealed dark assessments about the conflict in... read more

5 security forces killed, 21 wounded in mortar attack

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:00
By Ajmal kakar on 10 December 2019

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least five security personnel have been killed and 21 others wounded in a mortar attack by Taliban in the Chahardara... read more

Ghazni: Martyrs’ Department head gunned down

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:57
By Saifullah Maftoon on 10 December 2019

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead the director of the Disabled and Martyrs Department in the capital of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, an official said.

Mohammad Arif Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Nasratullah Siasee was dead with a... read more

Peace in Afghanistan priority for US: Wells

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:58
By Sheer Ahmad Usmani on 10 December 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells has listed peace in... read more


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