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12 killed, 100 wounded in massive Ghor blast

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 14:59
By Jamila Karimi on 18 October 2020


FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least 12 people were killed and about 100 others wounded when a powerful car bomb exploded in western Ghor... read more

8 security personnel killed in Kunduz attack

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 14:18
By Ajmal kakar on 18 October 2020

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least eight security personnel have been killed in a Taliban attack in northern Kunduz province.

A security... read more

2 women killed as mortar shell hits civilian house

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 13:08
By on 18 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Two women... read more

Germany hopeful about Afghan peace parleys

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 13:07
By Pajhwok on 18 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Germany’s special envoy for Afghanistan... read more

New police chiefs appointed for 100 districts

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 12:34
By Khwaja Nasir Ahamad sidiqi on 18 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Newly-trained police chiefs have been appointed for 100 districts of 29 provinces, the Presidential Palace said on... read more

Falcon smuggling attempt thwarted in Karachi

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 12:17
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 18 October 2020

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): An attempt to smuggle dozens of endangered falcons worth more than a million dollars out of Pakistan has been foiled.... read more

Abdullah heads to Tehran for talks on peace process

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 11:21
By on 18 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Council for National Reconciliation chairman arrives in Tehran today (Sunday) for talks with Iranian... read more

Hekmatyar to arrive in Pakistan on Monday

Sun, 10/18/2020 - 11:19
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 18 October 2020

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Islami leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar is scheduled to arrive on a three-day visit in Islamabad on Monday.

A... read more

Jawzjan governor back to work after 7 months

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 20:51
By Hamid Tamkin on 17 October 2020

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Jawzjan province returned to his office from Kabul on Saturday after a break lasting... read more

10-km road being built in Taliban-controlled area

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 20:11
By Shakor Kamran on 17 October 2020

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): In a rare development, Taliban insurgents will oversee construction work on a 10-kilomter road being built in Zurmat district... read more

Blast kills religious scholar inside Nangarhar seminary

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 19:44
By یوسف ظریفی on 17 October 2020

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A religious scholar was killed in a bomb blast inside his bedroom at a seminary in Sararud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an official said.

The landmine blast killed Mualvi Ali Ahmad Mukhlis in Darul Ullom Zubair in Daghma area at about 9am today... read more

Transport companies’ problems to be addressed: Minister

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 19:04
By Pajhwok Report on 17 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Transport Minister Qudratullah Zaki on Saturday pledged to resolve problems being faced by transport companies... read more

Gold prices down, food up in Kabul markets

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 18:59
By Atifa Suhrabi on 17 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Gold price declined but of essential food items increased during the outgoing week over their last week’s rates in... read more

Kabul gathering buries symbolic war coffin

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 18:14
By Pajhwok Report on 17 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some civil society... read more

Only US holds key to Afghanistan peace: PPM

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 17:22
By Yousaf zarifi on 17 October 2020


JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The People’s Peace Movement (PPM) on Saturday said efforts were underway to mobilize people and ask the United States to pave the way for ceasefire in Afghanistan... read more

40 Taliban, 11 security forces killed in Badakhshan

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 16:49
By on 17 October 2020


FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday said 40 Taliban insurgents and 11 security personnel have been killed during three days of... read more

53 weapons seized, smuggler held in Nangarhar

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 15:48
By Yousaf zarifi on 17 October 2020

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A smuggler has been arrest with 53 weapons in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

The detainee wanted to smuggle the weapons to Afghanistan... read more

53 more Covid-19 cases, 3 fatalities reported

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 15:33
By Azizullah Hamdard on 17 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Saturday 53 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan... read more

11m Afghans need urgent food assistance

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 15:04
By on 17 October 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Eleven million Afghans, including 3.5 million children, are in urgent need of emergency food assistance, a coalition... read more


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