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Paktia governor survives gun attack

2 hours 43 min ago
By Abdul Maqsood Azizi, Pajhwok reporter on 23 June 2018

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Paktia Governor Shamim Katawazi on Saturday survived an armed attack in central Logar province, an official said.

His Spokesman Abdullah Hasrat told Pajhwok Afghan News that Katawazai came under attack on Kabul... read more

Steps taken to criminalise drug trade: Mohib

4 hours 49 min ago
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 23 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 600 drugs traffickers have been arrested, 155 laboratories destroyed, 12 storage units destroyed and poppy... read more

Saudi Imams pray for peace in Afghanistan

4 hours 58 min ago
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 23 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Imam of Harmain Sharifain, in his Friday sermon, prayed for lasting peace in Afghanistan, the Saudi media reported on Saturday.

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais presented extended greetings to all Muslims and emphasised the enforcement of the Islamic law and promotion of... read more

Chabahar port to be completed by 2019, says India

7 hours 46 min ago
By Pajhwok Monitor on 23 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): In defiance of fresh US sanctions on Iran, India says the strategic Chabahar port in southeastern Iran will be made... read more

Islamabad offers Kabul disaster management training

7 hours 49 min ago
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 23 June 2018

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has offered to arrange configured training courses for Afghan officials on disaster management.  

National... read more

Pakistan, UAE boards to discuss dates for APL

7 hours 57 min ago
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 23 June 2018

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan and UAE cricket board officials will meet this week to discuss the Afghan Premier League (APL) schedule, an... read more

38 Afghan refugees return from Pakistan and Iran

8 hours 3 min ago
By Pajhwok Monitor on 23 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): More than three dozen Afghan refugees returned to their homeland from ... read more

US firm to operate, maintain drones in Afghanistan

8 hours 7 min ago
By Pajhwok Monitor on 23 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): An American company has been awarded a $39.6 million contract to operate MQ-9 Reaper drones in... read more

Commando operations against Islamic State continue

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:57
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos, advised by US Special Forces, continue offensive operations against Islamic... read more

5 Lashkar-i-Taiba militants eliminated in Kunar raid

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:45
By on 22 June 2018

SADABAD (Pajhwok): Five fighters of a Pakistan-based militant outfit have been killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province, an official... read more

5 Lashkar-i-Taiba militants eliminate in Kunar raid

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:45
By on 22 June 2018

SADABAD (Pajhwok): Five fighters of a Pakistan-based militant outfit have been killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province, an official... read more

15 members of uprising force killed in Taliban attacks

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:43
By Storai Karimi on 22 June 2018

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen members o an uprising group have been killed by Taliban in Badghis province, local officials said on Friday.... read more

NATO chief all praise for Afghan peace initiatives

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:20
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani’s peace initiative is an encouraging move in ... read more

New security checkpoints to be built in Haska Mina

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:48
By Yousaf zarifi on 22 June 2018

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): New security posts are being constructed in the Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Friday.

A high-level delegation visited the district to assess the situation there late on Thursday, the governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told... read more

Taliban kidnap 33 workers of road construction firm

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:26
By Basher Ahmad Naadim on 22 June 2018

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters have kidnapped 33 workers of a road construction company in southern Kandahar province, an official... read more

Enforcement of Af-Pak action plan to begin soon

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:43
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Top Afghan and Pakistani officials took taken important decisions on June 19 on implementing a new framework for... read more

US soldier who killed 16 Afghans may seek clemency

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:54
By Pajhwok Monitor on 22 June 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): A former US soldier convicted of killing Afghan civilians may ask President Donald Trump for a sentence commutation... read more

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