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First-ever agriculture exhibition held in Jawzjan

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 20:13
By Hamid Tamkin on 30 March 2017

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Farmers on Thursday displayed their products in a first ever agriculture exhibition in northern Jawzjan province.... read more

48 Khost girls become professional midwives, nurses

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:54
By Mohammad Haroon on 30 March 2017

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Forty-eight girls have graduated from a two-year professional midwifery and nursing course in southeastern Khost province, officials said Thursday, hoping the graduates would help reduce mother-child mortality rate in remote areas.

Khost public... read more

7 Taliban killed, 10 wounded in Shindand battle

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:38
By Storai Karimi on 30 March 2017

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban militants have been killed and 10 others wounded during a clash with Afghan forces in the Shindand... read more

Taliban mortar kills 5 civilians in Takhar

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 19:25
By زلمى عزيز on 30 March 2017

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed including women and children in a mortar strike blamed on the... read more

UN stresses fair vote to cement democracy in Afghanistan

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:26
By Pajhwok on 30 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday said it was encouraged by the strong partnership between the Afghan government,... read more

Drones added to Afghan army fleet in northeast

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:25
By Ajmal kakar on 30 March 2017

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan forces have been equipped with drone aircrafts to strengthen their fight against militants in the northeastern zone, a senior official said on Thursday.

Lt. Gen. Sher Aziz Kamawal, the 808th Spinzar Military Corps general commander, told Pajhwok... read more

18 militants, 1 policeman killed in Kandahar

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:21
By Basher Ahmad Naadem on 30 March 2017

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Nineteen Taliban and policeman have been killed and two more security personnel wounded during in southern Kandahar... read more

Ghani to meet Indonesian president next week

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:19
By Pajhwok Monitor on 30 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani will visit Indonesia next week for talks with his counterpart Joko Jokowi Widodo on peace... read more

15 Taliban killed, 13 injured in Ghazni clashes

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 14:13
By Saifullah Maftoon on 30 March 2017

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen Taliban militants have been killed and 13 others wounded during clashes with security forces in southern Ghazni... read more

District attorneys without offices in Badakhshan

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:29
By Gul Mohammad Tanha on 30 March 2017

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Attorneys from more than a dozen districts have been working in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, due to the absence of facilities they need to perform their job in a proper way, it is learnt.

Fazal Sultan Safi, the provincial appellate court... read more

Bid to smuggle 6 white lions to Pakistan frustrated

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:20
By on 30 March 2017

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Border guards have seized six rare lions that were being smuggled to Pakistan in the Spin Boldak district of southern... read more

57 Daesh, Taliban fighters killed in Nangarhar raids

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:14
By Yousaf zarifi on 30 March 2017

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 57 Daesh and Taliban militants have been killed airstrikes and a ground operation in different areas of eastern... read more

Series against Afghans: WI promise interesting cricket

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:01
By Pajhwok on 30 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): An upcoming one-day international (ODI) and T20 series against ... read more

Peace talks the way forward in Afghanistan: Pakistan

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:45
By Lalit K Jha on 30 March 2017

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A US-based Pakistani diplomat, accusing the Ashraf Ghani administration of adopting a hostile approach to Islamabad, on Wednesday said blaming Pakistan... read more

Russia supplying weapons to Taliban, hints Votel

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:41
By Lalit K Jha on 30 March 2017

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A top American military commander, voicing concern over the latest development in the region, on Wednesday indicated Russia was supplying weapons to the Afghan Taliban... read more

6 US Embassy staffers sacked on drug charges

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:03
By Pajhwok on 30 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Six workers at US Embassy in Kabul have been sacked for consuming or possessing illicit drugs, an American news agency... read more

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from April 3

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 23:35
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 29 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN refugee agency UNHCR-facilitated voluntary repatriation programme for registered Afghan refugees in... read more

Kabul rally blasts Wolesi Jirga members

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 23:19
By Nasir ahmad sadiqi on 29 March 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of civil society... read more


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