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Opium production up in Afghanistan: White House

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 15:59
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 08 February 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Poppy cultivation declined but potential opium production increased in... read more

Ex-spokesman for Pakistani Taliban flees army custody

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 15:09
By Pajhwok on 08 February 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): A former spokesman for the Tehreek-i-Taliban... read more

Ex-spokesman for TTP flees military custody

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 15:09
By Pajhwok on 08 February 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): A former spokesman for the Tehreek-i-Taliban... read more

1 policeman killed, 2 wounded in Khost bombing

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 14:58
By Pajhwok reporter on 08 February 2020

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a roadside bombing in southeastern Khost province on Saturday, an official said.

The explosion took place close to the Mechanical Institute in Khost City, the provincial capital, at around 11am. The blast... read more

1 killed, 7 wounded in Ghazni collision

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:38
By Saifullah Maftoon on 08 February 2020

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and seven others were wounded as a result of a traffic accident in southern Ghazni province on Saturday, an official said.

Mohammad Arif Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a Mazda vehicle collided with a passenger bus in... read more

3 Afghan citizens held in India on drug charges

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 12:31
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 08 February 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three Afghan citizens have been detained in India in connection with smuggling heroin worth Rs18 million, says a... read more

Police commander shot dead by ANA soldiers

Sat, 02/08/2020 - 11:56
By Storai Karimi on 08 February 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A special police unit commander has been shot dead mistakenly by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in western Herat province, an official said on Saturday.

Jilani Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Nawabad area... read more

Children among 5 killed in Faryab incidents

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 16:34
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 07 February 2020

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five people have been killed and three others wounded during separate incidents in northern Faryab province, local sources said on Friday.

Three children and a woman were killed on Thursday afternoon when a mortar shell hit the house of an... read more

Taliban capture, kill off-duty soldier in Faryab

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 15:12
By Qutbuddin Kohi on 07 February 2020

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen pulled an Afghan army soldier out of a vehicle and shot him dead in Dawlatabad district of northern Faryab... read more

Man who killed youth arrested in Samangan

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 15:00
By برات on 07 February 2020

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police have arrested a man who gunned down another person yesterday following a verbal clash in Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province.

Hazrat Sultan district chief Mohammad Hashim Mudaqiq told Pajhwok Afghan News that the accused, Mala, killed 26-year-old... read more

Taliban chief for Chamtal district killed in airstrike

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 14:43
By Ahmed Javed Javed on 07 February 2020

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Taliban-designated chief for Chamtal district of northern Balkh province ... read more

Ghani meets delegation probing Sattar’s killing

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 14:25
By احمد صهيب on 07 February 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has directed the delegation concerned to share findings of its investigation into the killing... read more

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