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Kandahar: 5 killed as blast rips through rickshaw

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:32
By Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 07 November 2020

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and two others injured in a landmine blast in the Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official said.

Governor Spokesperson Baheer Ahmad told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast ripped through a three-wheeler vehicle... read more

Pakistan visas: Agents pocket $100,000 daily

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:31
By Azizullah Hamdard on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice-PresidentAmrullah Saleh on Saturday alleged middlemen from six different circles collected $100,000 from... read more

3 civilians killed, 12 injured in Zabul suicide attack

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:10
By Bashir Ahmad Nadem. on 07 November 2020

KANADAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and 12 others wounded as a result of a suicide car bombing in southern Zabul province on Saturday, an official said.

The massive bombing took place in the Seng area of Qalat, the provincial capital, in the morning, the governor’s... read more

Leading Trump, Biden inches closer to victory

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 15:27
By Pajhwok on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): As his electoral rival President Donald Trump’s chances continue to fade, Joe Biden leads by more than 28,000 votes... read more

Ex-TV presenter, DAB officials killed in Kabul blast

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 15:24
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Former TOLOnews presenter Yama Siawash and two other individuals were killed as a magnetic bomb hit their vehicle in... read more

Taliban governor wounded in Helmand raid

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 14:50
By Pajhwok reporter on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban... read more

2 pro-govt fighters killed in Paktia bombing

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 14:25
By Shakor Kamran on 07 November 2020

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least two pro-government forces have been killed and two others wounded as a result of a car bombing in southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Saturday.

Lutfullah Kamran, the deputy police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the bombing took place on the Gardez... read more

26 insurgents killed in Balkh, Badakhshan

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:34
By Jawed Ahmad on 07 November 2020

MAZAR-I-SHARIF/ FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 26 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 10 others wounded during clashes in northeastern... read more

US reports record number of coronavirus cases

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:31
By Pajhwok Monitor on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States of America has reported a record number of Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row, says a report... read more

IMF OKs $370m credit facility for Afghanistan

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:27
By Pajhwok on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has announced the approval of a $370 million arrangement for... read more

Afghan refugees’ return from Pakistan sharply falls

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:25
By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 07 November 2020

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Only 1,000 registered Afghan refugees have returned to their country from Pakistan so far during the current year, a media... read more

Action stressed to avert measles, polio epidemics

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:20
By Pajhwok on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): UNICEF and the World... read more

Bamyan cave-dwellers yearning for peace

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 11:25
By Najiba Najwa on 07 November 2020

BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Zahra, a young woman, spending her life along with her family, in a cave in central Bamyan province, is hemmed in by a whole host of problems

She cited decades of war as the only reason for them to live in such a confined space... read more

Journalist among 3 killed in Kabul explosion

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 10:05
By Ahmad Shah Erfanyar on 07 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three people, including former TOLOnews journalist Yama Siawash, were killed as a result of an explosion in Kabul on... read more

National consensus key for successful peace: Noor

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 16:38
By Pajhwok Report on 06 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Balkh Governor Atta Mohammad Noor has stressed over involving senior politicians of the country in decision... read more

Afghanistan records 40 Covid-19 cases in past 24hrs

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 16:17
By Pajhwok Report on 06 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours taking the national tally to 41,975, the Ministry... read more

Police arrest 11-member group over alleged extortion: MoI

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 15:26
By Pajhwok on 06 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have arrested an 11-member group in Kabul province over alleged extortion from commercial goods, a statement... read more

Civilian among 2 killed in Paktika attack

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 15:25
By Rahim Khan Khoshal on 06 November 2020

SHARAN (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier has been killed and three others injured in the Taliban attack in southeastern Paktika... read more

Investigation into Ghafari’s father murder underway: Police

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 14:59
By احمد صهیب حسرت on 06 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police have confirmed the killing of Maidan Shahr’s Mayor Zarifa Ghafari’s father and said investigation into... read more

Global coronavirus cases near 49 million

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 12:50
By Pajhwok Report on 06 November 2020

KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of global coronavirus (Covid-19) cases is approaching 49 million on Friday, according to data compiled by... read more

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