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USAID celebrates goals through ABADE program in 5 years

44 min 39 sec ago
By Mohammad Halim Karimi on 23 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID... read more

‘Inside govt while working against it beyond logic’

1 hour 36 min ago
By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 23 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of government officials, inaugurating the “second Youth Parliament” in Kabul on Sunday, asked politicians to... read more

44 inmates released from overcrowded Nimroz jail

4 hours 2 min ago
By Muhammad Ramin on 23 July 2017

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Forty-four prisoners have been released from the central jail in southwestern Nimroz province, said officials on Sunday.

Governor Mohammad Sami said the 44 prisoners were released from the jail in Zaranj, the provincial capital, in compliance with a presidential decree... read more

Afghan nation trusts in future, says president

4 hours 21 min ago
By Muhammad Hassan Khetab on 23 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said two to five million foreign tourists would visit... read more

Afghan forces not to let militants cross Uzbek border: Atmar

5 hours 5 min ago
By Pajhwok on 23 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Adviser (NSA) Hanif Atmar has assured Uzbekistan that the Afghan security forces would never... read more

Death toll in Haska Mena drone strike climbs: source

5 hours 22 min ago
By Yousuf Zarifi on 23 July 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Government officials on Sunday provided different accounts about casualties after a US drone struck participants of a prayer service in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province.

The airstrike took place this afternoon in Mianji Baba village of Mariz... read more

NATO says probing airstrike that hits Nangarhar funeral

5 hours 22 min ago
By Yousuf Zarifi on 23 July 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Several people were killed and wounded when a drone strike hit a funeral ceremony in Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, an official said.

District administrative chief, Sazoli Shinwari, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in... read more

Trapped forces face death, 5 Faryab districts may fall: PC

5 hours 33 min ago
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 23 July 2017

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Public representatives in northern Faryab province on Sunday said some 200 security men and uprising forces faced death after being besieged by the Taliban... read more

12 police, 21 Taliban killed in Kandahar battles

5 hours 54 min ago
By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 23 July 2017

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Twelve policemen and 21 Taliban insurgents have been killed during separate incidents of violence in southern Kandahar... read more

Polio vaccination drive kicks off amid security threats

6 hours 53 min ago
By Yousuf Zarifi on 23 July 2017

JALALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security hurdles still exist in the way of a polio vaccination campaign in eastern Nangarhar province, where 13,000 children may be left out again, said officials on Sunday.

A three-day drive kicked off in the province on Sunday to administer... read more

15 killed, 28 injured in Baghlan bus accident

7 hours 35 min ago
By Habibi Sherzai on 23 July 2017

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least 15 people were killed and 28 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Doshi district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an official said.

Traffic Director 2nd Lt. Sohrab told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the morning... read more

14 killed, 26 injured in Baghlan bus accident

7 hours 35 min ago
By Habibi Sherzai on 23 July 2017

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least 14 people were killed and 26 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Doshi district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an official said.

Traffic Director 2nd Lt. Sohrab told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the morning... read more

Fire at Mazar-i-Sharif oil depot causes financial losses

8 hours 13 min ago
By on 23 July 2017

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A huge fire broke out at a fuel depot in the capital of northern Balkh province, causing financial losses, an official said on Sunday.

Police spokesman Sher Jan Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place late Saturday night in the Timoryan area of... read more

Children among 6 civilians injured in Helmand explosion

8 hours 27 min ago
By Zainullah Stanikzai on 23 July 2017

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least six civilians, including five children. were wounded in a blast in southern Helmand province on Sunday, an official said.

The explosion took place in the Momin area of Nawa district this morning, the governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more

Resurgent Taliban seize Kohistan, Taywara districts

12 hours 35 min ago
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 23 July 2017

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have overrun the Lowlash area of the Kohistan district centre of northwestern Faryab province, officials... read more

Pakistan to begin registering illegal Afghans from Aug 12

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 21:11
By on 22 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 700,000 Afghan refugees living in Pakistan... read more

Pakistan begins registering illegal Afghans

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 21:11
By on 22 July 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 700,000 Afghan refugees living in Pakistan... read more

Taliban slay 7 hostages, hold captive 33 more

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 21:03
By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 22 July 2017

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have killed seven of the 70 civilians they kidnapped on Thursday in Shah Walikot district of southern... read more

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