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Russia strongly condemns Haska Mena incident

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 21:07
By Pajhwok Report on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday strongly condemned a bomb attack on a... read more

Digital data center’s lock not broken: Nuristani

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 21:02
By Azizullah Hamdard on 22 October 2019

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

Multiple-side efforts for peace revive Afghan hopes

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 20:59
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan... read more

3rd polio positive case emerges in Kandahar

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 20:36
By Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 22 October 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Another new polio case, the third this year, has emerged in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

Senior Health Official Dr. Abdul Shakour Nasrat told Pajhwok Afghan News the fresh... read more

Prosecutor, tribal elder killed in Ghazni

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 19:53
By Saifullah Maftoon on 22 October 2019

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said the Attorney Office’s executive head for southern Ghazni province has been gunned down by unidentified assailants.

Governor’s spokesman Mohammad Arif Noori told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mujtaba Hanafi, the executive head, was killed... read more

Nangarhar factory owners desperate for solar plant

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 19:27
By Yousuf Zarifi on 22 October 2019

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 100-megawatt solar power project was inaugurated in eastern Nangarhar province one and a half years ago to provide electricity to factories, but work on the plant has been postponed.

Nangarhar where around 400 factories operate, has been facing shortage of... read more

ART land given to UK, ADB against law: Senate

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 19:24
By Pajhwok Report on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga... read more

Ghani vows direct talks with Taliban if reelected

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 18:38
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok):  President Ashraf Ghani has said if he is reelected, he will restart peace talks with the... read more

Online form-filling for passport kicks off in Balkh

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 17:47
By Ahmad Jawed on 22 October 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A test process of filling form to obtain online passport kicked off in northern Balkh province on Tuesday, an official said.

Balkh Passport Department director Ahmadullah Hajizadah told a press conference in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, that the... read more

ver 400,000 names struck off voter list to ensure transparency

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 17:40
By Azizullah Hamdard on 22 October 2019

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

Intelligence operative gunned down in Nangarhar

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 16:46
By Yousuf Zarifi on 22 October 2019

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an intelligence operative in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Tuesday morning, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in the Bibi Hawa High... read more

2 miners believed dead in Samangan collapse

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 16:29
By Mohammad Barat on 22 October 2019

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Two workers were believed killed after a coalmine collapsed in Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.

Ahmad Ali Hussaini, the district administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the coalmine partially collapsed burying... read more

18 ALP personnel killed in Taliban attack

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 15:38
By Ajmal kakar on 22 October 2019

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 18 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and two others wounded in a Taliban attack in Kunduz... read more

Pakistani, Afghan forces clash near Durand Line

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 15:32
By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 22 October 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistani militiamen and Taliban have attacked Afghan forces in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province... read more

Armed families linked to Yaldash sneak into Ghor

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 14:31
By Pajhwok reporter on 22 October 2019

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Around 200 armed families supporting the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader Tahir Yaldash have sneaked into western Ghor... read more

Balkh strongmen grab 90pc of Kochi pastures

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:17
By Jawed Ahmad on 22 October 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Kochis in northern Balkh province claim their meadows measuring thousands of acres have been grabbed by powerful individuals and local commanders.

As a result, the nomadic community complains, its livestock farming has declined by 50 percent.

The Balkh... read more

Pakistan to attend Moscow talks on Afghanistan

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 11:44
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 22 October 2019

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan will attend consultation on the Afghan peace process in Moscow on October 25, a media report said on Tuesday.... read more

Russia stresses security of Afghan civilians

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 11:23
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia has urged the Afghan government to take urgent measures to ensure the security of civilians and step up the... read more

Haska Mena bombing a heinous act: UNSC

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 11:11
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Security Council has condemned as heinous and cowardly a suicide bombing that killed at least 62 people inside... read more

Afghanistan: Khalilzad begins fresh peace bid

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 11:02
By Pajhwok Monitor on 22 October 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has embarked on a multination visit for talks on ending the war in... read more

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