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Khost: Teachers in 4 districts go on strike

2 hours 46 min ago
By Pajhwok reporter on 21 July 2019

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): With midterm exams underway, hundreds of schoolteachers in southeastern Khost province have gone on strike against non-distribution of land plots.

The teachers have gone on strike in Bak, Zazai Maidan, Sabri Trezio and Ali Sher districts, refusing to go to schools.... read more

Ghani grants ICRC official Afghan citizenship

3 hours 29 min ago
By Pajhwok on 21 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has granted Afghanistan... read more

Eye hospital doctors go on strike in Balkh

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 22:23
By Ahmed Javed Javed on 20 July 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Doctors of the Noor Eye Hospital in northern Balkh province on Saturday went on strike in protest against the hospital’s administrator who they called as unprofessional.

The striking doctors said the hospital’s head was not fit for the post because he had not... read more

Taliban’s shadowy district chief arrested in Balkh

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 22:03
By Ahmed Javed Javed on 20 July 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Taliban’s designated administrative chief for Chahar Bolak district of northern Balkh province has been arrested by... read more

30 Nangarhar villages cleared as operations continue

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 21:48
By Yousuf Zarifi on 20 July 2019

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Joint Afghan security forces have cleared at least 30 big and small villages of the presence of Taliban militants during... read more

Attackers of educational institutes unaware about Islam: Ghani

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 20:40
By Azizullah Hamdard on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said those who targeted educational and cultural institutes were traitors and... read more

Peace only way to end current miseries: Paktika residents

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 19:16
By Rahim Khan Khoshal on 20 July 2019

SHARANA (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Paktika province believe peace is the only way to end the ongoing miseries and control extremist groups in Afghanistan... read more

Tajik trucks with double load allowed entry to Afghanistan

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 18:59
By Ajmal kakar on 20 July 2019

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Tajikistani truckers at the Sher Khan Port in northeastern Kunduz province say they are not allowed to carry more than 23 tons of load in a truck inside their own country but they carry load as much as they want in ... read more

Wolesi Jirga summons security bosses on Sunday

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 17:55
By Khawaja Basir fitri on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga... read more

’10 civilians killed in Badghis airstrikes’

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 17:53
By Khawaja Basir fitri on 20 July 2019

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): A public representative in Wolesi Jirga or lower house of the parliament on Saturday said 10 civiliasn were killed... read more

Symbolic coffins carried to decry ‘death of law, democracy’

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 17:26
By Azizullah Hamdard on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Protesting women... read more

Boost trust in presidential election process, govt asked

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 15:54
By Pajhwok on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Support Group (ESG) has urged the national unity government (NUG) to strengthen public trust and... read more

Afghan athletes earn 2 gold, 3 bronze medals

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:41
By Pajhwok on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan athletes have bagged two gold and three bronze medals in the ongoing South Asian Bodybuilding and Physique... read more

Kandahar attack: Traders suffer 300m afs losses

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:20
By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 20 July 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Businessmen in southern Kandahar province say they have suffered about 300 million afghanis to the attack on the police headquarters.

On Thursday, militants stormed the police building and detonated two car bombs, followed by several hours of fighting.

The... read more

32 insurgents eliminated in Kandahar airstrikes

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:16
By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 20 July 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 32 insurgents have been killed and 18 others wounded in airstrikes in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.

Police chief Maj. Gen. Tadin Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News foreign forces targeted two vehicles carrying rebels and their... read more

Trump, Imran to discuss intra-Afghan dialogue

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:13
By Pajhwok on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States is expected to mount pressure on Pakistan... read more

Turkey condemns attack on university in Kabul

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:05
By Pajhwok Monitor on 20 July 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Turkey has vehemently condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a university in the heart of Kabul.

At least... read more

Afghanistan: Call for political settlement renewed

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:02
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 20 July 2019

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Islamabad, Beijing and Kabul have renewed their support for a political settlement to decades of conflict in... read more

Afghanistan: Support for political settlement reaffirmed

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 13:02
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 20 July 2019

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Islamabad, Beijing and Kabul have renewed their support for a political settlement to decades of conflict in... read more

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