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Newly-wed Paktika couple dies of gas suffocation

4 hours 8 min ago
By Rahim Khan Khoshal on 16 January 2019

SHARANA (Pajhwok): A newly-wed couple died of gas suffocation inside the bride’s home in the Yousafkhel district of southeastern Paktika province, the family said on Wednesday.

The incident happened on Tuesday night, a relative of the family, Akbar Shah, told Pajhwok Afghan News. He said... read more

Afghanistan needs peace first, says Chinese envoy

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 23:36
By Azizullah Hamdard on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): China’s ambassador to Afghanistan... read more

Harakat candidates reject Kabul polls as rigged, fraud

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 20:37
By Naheed Bashardost on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some unsuccessful Wolesi Jirga... read more

Durrani breaks ground on Saffron Institute in Herat

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 20:35
By Storai Karimi on 16 January 2019

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Agriculture Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani on Wednesday laid the foundation of ‘Saffron Institute’ in Herat province,... read more

Ulumi registers candidacy for July presidential poll

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 20:32
By Azizullah Hamdard on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): National United Party of Afghanistan... read more

Winning candidates’ supporters shut Balkh IEC office

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 20:27
By Pajhwok Report on 16 January 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Supporters of winning Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the provincial Independent Election Commission... read more

Gen. Murad says he resigned to fight ‘injustices’

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 19:33
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul garrison commander Gen. Murad Ali Murad on Wednesday said he recently resigned from his post to join an... read more

To stand by Afghans if Taliban choose to fight on: Khalilzad

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 19:31
By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US special representative for Afghanistan... read more

US to stand by Afghan forces if Taliban choose to fight on: Khalilzad

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 19:31
By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US special representative for Afghanistan... read more

5 Afghan soldiers, 7 rebels killed in Faryab violence

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 19:02
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 16 January 2019

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday said five Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban militants in Qaisar district of northwestern... read more

Former local US football player, Indian national killed in Kabul bombing

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:31
By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): A former US local football player from the Arcadia city of California and an Indian national were among four killed... read more

New faces make 65pc of top lower house candidates

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:19
By on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): There are 66 women... read more

Logaris complain their works delayed at governor’s house

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:11
By Abdul Maqsod Azizi on 16 January 2019

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Some residents of central Logar province on Tuesday complained their works faced ‘inordinate delays’ at the governor’s house, but the authorities rejected their allegations.

Hassibullah, a resident of Pengram village of the Charkh district, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more

HPC’s annual food budget amounts to 7.1mnafs

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:52
By Pajhwok Report on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) monthly expenses, including food for 72 people, employees’ salaries, fuel and other expenses work out at 26 million afghanis, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learnt.

The 72-member council was set up back... read more

Balkh women’s interest grows in learning car driving

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:37
By Jawed Ahmad on 16 January 2019

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Interest among women about learning professional car driving has increased in northern Balkh province, a female... read more

Worried by attacks, residents demand relocation of GVC

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:12
By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents of the 9th police district nine of Kabul have demanded the relocation of the Green Village... read more

Khalilzad briefs Ghani on swing through region

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:26
By Azizullah Hamdard on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan... read more

FIFA rejects AFF president’s appeal against ban

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:35
By Pajhwok on 16 January 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): FIFA’s chief ethics judge has rejected the Afghanistan... read more

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