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No print facility sends all Ghor media outlets packing

3 hours 43 min ago
By Pajhwok Report on 22 February 2018


FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Many print media outlets have been closed down in western Ghor... read more

Qarabagh residents protest against ALP brutality

3 hours 43 min ago
By Saifullah Maftoon on 22 February 2018

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of Qarabagh district in southern Ghazni province on Thursday protested against Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces and uprising members.

The protest comes a day after a clash between the ALP forces and Taliban... read more

UNAMA welcomes Afghanistan’s new Penal Code

3 hours 53 min ago
By on 22 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan... read more

Call to increase staff, facilities at Paktia zonal hospital

4 hours 23 min ago
By شکـور کامـران on 22 February 2018

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Some residents and officials of southeastern Paktia province say the provincial civil hospital is lacking equipment and staff amid increasing number of patients.

Paktia deputy governor Abdul Wali Sahi told Pajhwok Afghan News the Ministry of Public... read more

Policeman killed in Helmand suicide bombing, 6 injured

5 hours 32 min ago
By Zainullah Stanikzai on 22 February 2018

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One policeman has been killed and six others injured in a suicide blast in Greshk district of southern Helmand province, a well-placed source said on Thursday.

According to reliable security source the incident happened on Wednesday night in which one policeman was... read more

5 dead in Zabul blasts, Taliban attack

6 hours 17 min ago
By Pajhwok on 22 February 2018

QALAT (Pajhwok): Five people, including security forces, have been killed and six others wounded in a roadside blasts and Taliban attack in... read more

Kandahar egg industry meets 40pc of local demand

6 hours 42 min ago
By بشير احمد نادم on 22 February 2018

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand.

The newly-built professional farm is opened in Daman district and it has the capacity to... read more

8 ALP personnel killed, 3 wounded in Ghazni attack

7 hours 23 min ago
By Saifullah Maftoon on 22 February 2018

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel manning a check-post have been killed and three others wounded in a Taliban... read more

Samangan traffic accident leaves 2 dead 2 injured

7 hours 26 min ago
By Mohammad Barat on 22 February 2018

IBAK (Pajhwok) Two people were killed and as many injured in a traffic accident in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, early on Thursday, an official.

Abdul Razzaq, head of the traffic accidents department, told Pajhwok afghan News the accident happened at round 4 am on... read more

EU urged to ban child immigration detention

7 hours 54 min ago
By Pajhwok on 22 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahead of a key meeting of European Union (EU) institutions and Member States on issues relating to... read more

Pakistan PM due in Herat for TAPI groundbreaking

8 hours 19 min ago
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 22 February 2018

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will arrive in western Herat province tomorrow (Friday) to attend the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan... read more

UNFPA, Kabul ink 10-year agreement on assistance

9 hours 12 min ago
By Pajhwok on 22 February 2018

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The United Nations Population Fund and the government of Afghanistan on Thursday signed the Standard Basic Assistance... read more

Afghan exports go on display at Dubai expo

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:00
By Pajhwok on 21 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan... read more

UNFPA to spend $150m in various Afghan sectors

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 20:46
By Naheed Bashardost, یوسفزی صدیقی on 21 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday announced allocating $150 million to various... read more

Kabul security plan focuses on traffic jams, outskirts

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 20:26
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 21 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul security plan focuses on security checkpoints in the central capital city to help resolve traffic jams and... read more

Ghani warns powerful figures against creating crisis

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 19:56
By Navid Ahmad Barakzai on 21 February 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): With differences between the Presidential Palace and the governor of northern Balkh province going unresolved over... read more

ALP forces buy machinegun spending own money

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:07
By Saifullah Maftoon on 21 February 2018

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel in Muqur and Gilan districts of southern Ghazni province say they can recapture many areas from Taliban... read more

5 NDS officials killed in Parwan gun attack

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:02
By Farid Tanha on 21 February 2018

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Five National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel, including a provincial intelligence chief, were... read more

Work on 60m afs projects begins in Kandahar

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 16:56
By Bashir Ahmad Naadim on 21 February 2018

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.

Works on the three projects were inaugurated by deputy governor Abdul Hanan Munib along with a number of sectoral... read more


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