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Coronavirus: Hotels shut in Baghlan to prevent spread

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 17:30
By Raz Muhammad on 24 March 2020

 

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Police in northern Baghlan province have shut hotels, wedding halls, bathhouses and other public places as part of efforts to contain coronavirus outbreak.

Police spokesman Ahmad Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News that the closure of wedding halls,... read more

4 NATO service-member test positive for COVID-19 in Afghanistan

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:59
By Pajhwok on 24 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Coalition service-members have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first positive tests among the Resolute... read more

Insecurity delays work on Kandahar-Uruzgan highway

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:59
By Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 24 March 2020

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of central Uruzgan and Southern Kandahar provinces on Tuesday said government has failed to protect and rehabilitate the vital Uruzgan-Kandahr highway and the situation remained deteriorated from the past three years.

They accused government... read more

Afghan transit trade containers put on hold

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:36
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 24 March 2020

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, port terminal operators in Pakistan have been ordered to make arrangements for holding... read more

UN chief calls for immediate global ceasefire

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:32
By Pajhwok on 24 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general has called for an immediate global ceasefire to protect vulnerable civilians in conflict... read more

16 Afghan refugees in Iran lose lives to pandemic

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:17
By on 24 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 16 Afghan refugees have died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in neighbouring Iran, says the... read more

Afghan refugees in Iran lose lives to pandemic 16

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:17
By on 24 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 16 Afghan refugees have died as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in neighbouring Iran, says the... read more

Continued US aid vital to peace, says ex-CEO

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:41
By Pajhwok on 24 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Former CEO Dr. Abdullah says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’sbrief visit to... read more

MP’s nephews gunned down in Lashkargah

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:36
By نيازالدين کليوال on 24 March 2020

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two nephews of the Wolesi Jirga secretary have been killed in a Taliban... read more

Ready to conduct elections in Ghazni, says IEC

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:00
By Azizullah Hamdard on 24 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC... read more

Ghani-Abdullah row: US cuts aid to Afghanistan

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 13:21
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 24 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has voiced its disappointmentat the failure of President Ashraf Ghani and former chief... read more

Pompeo, Baradar discuss prisoner releases

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:15
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 24 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and head of Taliban... read more

Pompeo, Baradar discuss prisoner release

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:15
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 24 March 2020

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and head of Taliban... read more

29 prisoners mistakenly released from Uruzgan jail

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:33
By Ajmal Wesal on 23 March 2020

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine prisoners have been mistakenly released from jail in central Uruzgan province and police are now trying to arrest them back, sources said on Monday.

The prisoners, including three children and a woman, were released during a special ceremony for prevention... read more

2 foreign embassies’ officials contract corona

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:30
By Javed Hamim Kakar on 23 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health... read more

Committed to help Afghanistan in any situation: UN

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:27
By Storai Karimi on 23 March 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): UNAMA’s deputy representative for Afghanistan on Monday said the war-torn country would face a lot of problems in... read more

Covid-19 positive cases jump to 42 in Afghanistan

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:22
By Abaseen Zaheer on 23 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok) The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) late on Sunday... read more

Recommendation to quarantine Herat ignored

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:14
By Pajhwok Report on 23 March 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): As a result of political and other considerations, the western Herat province could not be quarantined so far, and... read more

‘Doctors advices helped me recover from Coronavirus'

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 20:02
By Pajhwok on 23 March 2020

NEILI (Pajhwok): A resident of central Daikundi province, who was tested coronavirus positive, has recovered now and encourages people to follow doctors advice.

Mohammad, 45, the resident of Meramour district, is father of four sons and as many daughters. He is not economically sound and... read more

Coronavirus: 310 Shiite worship places closed in Herat

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 19:56
By Storai Karimi on 23 March 2020

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Following the increase in coronavirus cases, the Shiite community on Monday closed their 310 worship places in western Herat province.

Mohammad Isa Qurbani, who is responsible for managing worship places, told Pajhwok Afghan News that their council had decided to... read more

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