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TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Six graft-tainted officials continue to perform their duty and have been refusing to appear before the court in central Uruzgan province, the provincial attorney said on Wednesday. Fazl Sultan Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen slit the throat of a religious scholar in front of his house in central Uruzgan province, an official said  on Thursday. Abdul Rashid, the slain scholar, was resident of the Chinartu district, the... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Civil society networks and media representatives in a protest gathering in central Uruzgan province demanded the provincial council members to settle their differences and elect their administrative board for senate. The... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The hajj and religious affairs director for central Uruzgan province was injured in a bomb blast along with three other people late Sunday, an official said. A bomb-rigged motorcycle was detonated when Maulvi Hamdullah’s car... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Four policemen were killed and as many injured during an overnight clash with armed insurgents in the Chinartu district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday. Mohammad Ismail, the district chief, told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Developmental projects worth 98 million afghanis have been completed in central Uruzgan province, benefitting thousands of families, an official said on Saturday. Deputy Governor Sher Pacha Urgoni told Pajhwok Afghan News 136... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Police arrested three men and recovered hundreds of kilograms of narcotics from their possession during two separate raids in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Saturday. Crime branch chief at the police... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): For the first time, women of central Uruzgan province on Thursday publicly voiced their support for Afghan security forces and presented them bouquets as a token of respect. Dozens of women attended a gathering in Tirinkot,... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dossiers detailing corruption and other charges against six government officials and a contractor were produced before a court in central Uruzgan province on Wednesday, an official said. Prosecutor Fazl Sultan Safi told... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday claimed seizing 2,000 kilograms of drugs being smuggled by two individuals in a vehicle in the capital of central Uruzgan province. The pair wanted to smuggle the narcotics in a Mazda vehicle to the Nesh... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A mother and her two daughters were killed in a roadside bombing in central Uruzgan province on Wednesday, a resident said. But an official said two teenage sisters were killed in the blast that took place in the Chinartu... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Over hundreds of enraged people took to the street in central Uruzgan province in support of two assailants that had attacked the French Charlie Hebdo newspaper office in Pairs. The protesters dubbed the attackers as heroes.... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A roadside bombing killed one policeman and injured two others near the capital of central Uruzgan province on Thursday, an official said. The police vehicle was heading to Tirinkot when a landmine ripped through it in the... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban set free three NGO employees they had abducted five days back in central Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Friday. Dost Mohammad Nayyab told Pajhwok Afghan News the employees of IHDS, an NGO... read more
QALAT/TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Five people, including a child, have been killed and nine others wounded in different security incidents in central Uruzgan and southern Zabul provinces, officials said Friday. Dost Mohammad Nayyab, spokesman of Uruzgan... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen abducted three workers of health sector NGO in central Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said Tuesday. Dost Muhammad Nayal told Pajhwok Afghan News the employees of the Afghan Health Development... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Work to asphalt a five-kilometer road between Tarinkot, the provincial capital, and Dihruad district started on Saturday in central Uruzgan province, an official said. The project was being funded by the ministry of public... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban militants have closed a key road in central Uruzgan province, creating problems for residents, particularly patients, an official said on Wednesday. The road between Tirinkot, the provincial capital, and Gizab... read more
TARINKOT/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): In two separate incidents, militants have gunned down a teacher in central Uruzgan province and a tribal elder in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesday. Dost Muhammad Nayel, the governor’s spokesman of... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three police personnel have been killed in separate explosions in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Saturday.Dost Muhammad Nayel, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that two police officials were killed... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): One month after election results were announced, the provincial council of central Uruzgan has so far been unable to elect its administration board.Ten days after being sworn in, the new council chose a member as their senatorial... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Four suspected militants were killed while roadside bombs in Uruzgan and Khost provinces, the authorities said on Monday.Uruzgan crime branch chief Gulab Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News two insurgents planned to plant landmines in... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Three members of a family were killed in a bomb explosion in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Sunday afternoon.The bomb went off inside a house in Sar Chughlo village on the outskirts of Tirinkot, police... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Some influential people have been creating hurdles to the construction of a recreational park in the Choora district of central Uruzgan province.Haji Abdul Malik, the district administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News on... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The acting governor of central Uruzgan province on Saturday said a weak anti-poppy campaign had resulted in an increase in poppy cultivation.Speaking to a gathering in Tirinkot, Amanullah Timuri alleged the central government did... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Seven policemen and dozens of militants have been killed in an ongoing clash in the Deh Rawud district of central Uruzgan province, officials said on Wednesday.Haji Abdul Raziq, the district police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A man shot dead his father and three brothers in central Uruzgan province as a result of what appeared to be a family dispute, the governor said on Saturday.Amanullah Timori told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents on Tuesday staged a protest against an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier who allegedly killed a young man in central Uruzgan province.But the soldier said the 26 years old man he shot dead had links with... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of youth and civil society activists donated blood to the Public Health Department in central Uruzgan province on Tuesday.As an increasing number of injured people are brought to the main hospital here on a daily basis,... read more
TRINIKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Monday claimed overrunning a local police check-post after an insider attack in central Uruzgan province.The group’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said three local policemen were poisoned to death by their two... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed and 14 others wounded during two separate bomb blasts in central Uruzgan province, officials said Saturday.Three civilians were killed and 11 others wounded when the corolla car they were traveling in... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A young man shot dead six members of his family, including his father, a brother and wives of his two brothers before got himself killed in a police encounter in central Uruzgan province on early Wednesday morning, sources said.... read more
JALALABAD/TIRINKOT (Pajhwok):  Dozens of insurgents, mostly Pakistanis, have been killed during separate security operations in eastern Nangarhar and central Uruzgan provinces, officials said on Thursday.Six local policemen and 73 insurgents... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor of central Uruzgan province warned on Thursday if the central government did not take urgent measures, Gizab district might fall to militants. Amanullah Taimouri issued the warning at a meeting a delegation from... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): An Afghan National Army (ANA) plane ran into a wall in central Uruzgan province on Sunday evening, killing one person and injuring eight others, an official said.The incident occurred in Gizab district where the ANA aircraft went... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Residents have urged the next president to strengthen peace, security and develop education and agriculture besides initiating reconstruction projects to alleviate poverty in central Uruzgan province.The April 5 presidential... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The hajj and religious affairs director of central Uruzgan province and two others, including his son, were wounded in a blast on Thursday, an official said.The explosion took place at 8:00 am in front of Director Maulvi... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five local police were killed in two separate incidents in central Uruzgan province, an official said Sunday.Three police officials were killed by their colleagues in Sangar area on Saturday night, the administrative head of... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): With 24 newly-trained midwives ready to serve in central Uruzgan province, officials hoped on Saturday that mother and child health would improve there.Officials told Pajhwok Afghan News that it was the fourth batch of midwives... read more
TARINKOT/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two National Directorate of Security (NDS) agents, one policeman and four rebels have been killed and seven others wounded in separate incidents of violence, officials said on Monday.Separate bombings killed the NDS... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Ten days of armed clashes in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province have ended with the killing of dozens of insurgents, an official claimed on Sunday.The battles broke out when dozens of rebels mounted attacks on... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A militant commander shot dead two of his colleagues after they refused to fight against government forces in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Saturday.Wali Dad, the Charchino district administrative chief, told... read more
KABUL, TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Uruzgan residents, happy with the reconstruction projects implemented by Australia, hope for Canberra’s continued development assistance to the impoverished central province.They say Australia has implemented several key... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A spacious new house for the Uruzgan governor, costing 23 million afghanis (about $406,350), was inaugurated in the capital of the central province on Thursday.Governor Amanullah Timuri told Pajhwok Afghan News the 16-room... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Eleven policemen were killed in two separate attacks in the wee hours of on Wednesday in central Uruzgan province, an official said.Crime branch chief Col. Gulab Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News militants, aided by a security guard... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Heavy clashes that broke out four days ago between security forces and dozens of insurgents are still ongoing in two districts of central Uruzgan province, officials said on Sunday.The clashes in Dehrawud and Khas Uruzgan... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Four narcotics's smugglers got killed in a roadside bomb blast in the Deh Rawud district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Saturday.The incident occurred at around 11:00pm last night in Jaghdar area when a vehicle... read more
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Khost-Gardez highway reopened for traffic in southeastern Paktia province on Friday noon, hours after it was blocked by a massive rockslide, an official said.The highway was blocked by massive debris at around 5am, leaving... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Half a dozen children have been killed in two separate bomb explosions in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Wednesday.The Khas Uruzgan district chief, Mohammad Ismail, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Thirteen people, including eight children, were injured on Wednesday when a roadside bomb tore through a private commercial vehicle in this capital city of central Uruzgan province, police said.The blast hit an ice cream van amid... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Policemen shot dead their four colleagues and wounded a fifth in southern Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.Dost Muhammad Nayyab told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at a police post on in the... read more
 TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A shortage of professional teachers has long been haunting the education sector of central Uruzgan province, the education director says.Ihsanullah Nasher told Pajhwok Afghan News during an interview that Uruzgan had lacked... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down a man and injured his wife in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Tuesday.The incident occurred at around 3: 00pm in Nakrozo area of the district, the town’s... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR/TARINKOT/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two security personnel and 30 insurgents were killed and score others wounded in latest violence related incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Monday.An Afghan National Army (ANA... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Fifteen Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed mysteriously in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province, a tribal elder said on Saturday.Haji Jilani told Pajhwok Afghan News the policemen were taken by a... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Many schools in central Uruzgan province have been without textbooks despite the start of the new academic year three months ago, students and officials complain. Education officials and residents say students of primary and... read more
LASHKARGAH/TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Helmand and central Uruzgan provinces on Thursday urged presidential candidate Dr .Abdullah to respect their votes.The call came at a gathering attended by civil society members, tribal elders and... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Religious scholars on Tuesday told a high-level meeting the government’s anti-poppy campaign had been ineffective in central Uruzgan province.The meeting in Tirinkot, the provincial capital, was attended by provincial and central... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A former police chief for the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Friday said militants had besieged his home for the last five days, killing four of his relatives and wounding three others.Lalai, the former police... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least seven policemen and 29 rebels were killed after hundreds of militants attacked more than 20 security posts in central Uruzgan province, an official said Monday.At least 700 militants launched coordinated attacks on 21... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials in central Uruzgan province have abandoned their check-posts, taking away government vehicles and weapons, an official said on Wednesday.Haji Abdul Karim, administrative chief of Khas... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A senior doctor has allegedly beaten some female patients who visited the lone hospital in this capital city of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, residents and officials said.“A doctor hit us with a wooden stick after we... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): As many as 67 schools have been closed due to escalating insecurity and other problems in central Uruzgan province, plunging the education sector in deep trouble, residents and officials said on Saturday.In an interview with... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor on Sunday warned of launching a storm of protests if the central government did not resolve problems plaguing the education sector of central Uruzgan province.Amanullah Timuri said this to Pajhwok Afghan News while... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): At least seven Taliban were killed and a shadow district chief arrested in separate operations in the Shahr-e-Safa district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday.Six Taliban were killed and seven others wounded... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Security officials on Wednesday said a policeman killed five of his colleagues with an AK-47 rifle at a checkpoint in central Uruzgan province.The incident happened late on Tuesday night in the Warjan area of Dehrawood district,... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Families of those killed and wounded in a suicide attack at a hotel in this capital city of central Uruzgan province nearly two and a half months ago were financially assisted on Wednesday.The blast in Tirinkot left 10 people... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A 10-year old girl was hospitalised with severe bleeding after a prayer leader sexually assaulted her in northern Kunduz province, a doctor alleged on Friday.Dr. Qadoos Miakhel, the director of Shahid Azizullah Hospital in... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday said a number of projects in central Uruzgan province were on the brink of collapse because poor quality materials had been used in their execution.Amanullah Taimori said this while laying the foundation... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Six Taliban militants and one policeman have been killed during separate clashes in central Uruzgan and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Thursday. Six policemen and one insurgent were injured during the clashes.... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The education director said on Thursday 47 schools remained closed this academic year due to various reasons including insecurity and lack of buildings in central Uruzgan province.Ihsanullah Nashir told Pajhwok Afghan News such... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) on Saturday received 14 electoral complaints in central Uruzgan province, where one female candidate was detained on fraud allegations.Abdul Hamid Sharifi, the IEC director,... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Uruzgan Governor Amanullah Timuri on Thursday directed all civil and military officials in the central province to remain neutral during Saturday’s elections.At a meeting in Tirinkot, Timuri made clear no government official was... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The electoral watchdog in central Uruzgan province on Thursday asked provincial council candidates to cooperate with efforts at preventing possible fraud in Saturday’s polls.Najmuddin Ludin, the Independent Electoral Complaints... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) Officials on Wednesday hinted at a low women’s voter turnout in central Uruzgan province in Saturday’s vote.The concerns were expressed by IEC Director Abdul Hameed Sharifi at a seminar,... read more
GARDEZ/TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Gul Agha Sherzai on Tuesday accused the government of refusing to check the use of state resources in favour of a specific candidate.“The president, supporting Zalmai Rassoul, has been silent on the use... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Militants wearing Afghan National Army (ANA) uniforms stormed a home in central Uruzgan province, killing one male member and injuring another before gang-raping women, officials said Monday.Administrative heads of Chinartu and... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three civilians were injured in a clash between serving and former police chiefs in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Saturday, an official said.Ahmad Farid Faizi, in charge of the governor’s house, told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Twelve people were killed and as many injured in separate incidents in central Uruzgan and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Saturday.Five civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed and three others... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok):  Eight civilians, including women and children have been killed in two separate bomb blasts in central Uruzgan province, officials said Friday.The first blast occurred when a civilian car hit a roadside bomb at around 3:00pm... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Officials in central Uruzgan province on Wednesday said tight security measures had been put in place around polling stations for the April 5 presidential and provincial elections.Police chief, Brig Gen. Matiullah Khan, in an... read more
TIRINKOT/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Four Afghan policemen and two insurgents have been killed in clashes in central Uruzgan and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Friday.The policemen were killed in Taliban attacks on their checkpoints in the... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed and hundreds marooned by rain-induced flooding in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.More than 100 houses had been destroyed as a result of five days of rains in different areas, the... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Doctors at the civil hospital in this capital city of central Uruzgan province shut down operations in protest against cuts to their wages.A large number of doctors gathered in front of the governor’s house, saying their salaries... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The new governor on Tuesday said his first priority would be reopening of schools that had been closed due to security threats in central Uruzgan province.In his maiden meeting with tribal elders at the governor’s house after his... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The appellant prosecutor office in central Uruzgan province on Thursday issued arrest warrant for Lali, former district police chief of Gaizab over deliberate killing of a civilian and torturing others.Fazal Sultan Sapi,... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Ten people were killed and 40 others wounded on Tuesday evening when a suicide bomber struck at a hotel in the capital of the central Uruzgan province, officials said.Police official Gul Agha told Pajhwok Afghan News a number of... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three civilians have been killed and a fourth injured in violence in southeastern Paktika and central Uruzgan provinces, officials said on Tuesday.Two people were killed and one injured in an explosion in the Charchino district... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A tree plantation campaign was launched in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Friday.Deputy Governor Sher Pacha Orguni, who inaugurated the campaign by planting a sapling, hoped the drive would add to the city’... read more
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): A drive against poppy cultivation would be launched soon in central Uruzgan province to completely eradicate the illicit crop on 1,000 hectares of land, officials said on Monday.Deputy Governor Sher Pacha Orguni said directives... read more
TARINKOT/ GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and four others wounded in separate blasts in central Uruzgan and southern Ghazni provinces on Saturday, officials said.A roadside bomb exploded at 2:00pm on the outskirts of Tirinkot, the... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed along with two guests in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the Deh Rawud district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Friday.Aminullah Khaliqi, the district’s administrative head, told... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Police have unearthed and seized an arms and ammunition dump belonging to the insurgents in central Uruzgan province, an official claimed on Friday.Uruzgan police chief, Brig. Gen. Matiullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the depot in... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Protestors on Monday attacked the state-owned Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) office in central Uruzgan province, bringing down its signboard.Over the past three days, residents of Tirinkot have been protesting against the... read more
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Three security personnel have been killed and a fourth injured in two separate bomb blasts in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Sunday.Mohammad Aslam Kochi, an official at the police headquarters, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Taliban militants laced with daggers attacked a police post, in what appeared to be an insider attack, killing the post commander along with two policemen in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Tuesday.The pre-dawn attack... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Residents, particularly educated youth, complain unemployment has risen after the withdrawal of foreign troops from central Uruzgan province.A large number of people, including men, boys and the elderly, could be seen on a daily... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of displaced and migrant families in central Uruzgan province received winter aid from the UN refugee agency, an official said on Thursday.Due to insecurity in a number of districts, many families left their houses and... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Nearly a dozen students were injured as a result of a seminary fire in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Sunday.Dr Yad Wali of the Uruzgan Civil Hospital confirmed receiving 11 injured students from the religious... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A large number of women staged a protest demonstration in central Uruzgan province on Saturday against the killing of a female teacher and a policewoman.The victims, who were sisters-in-law, were found dead under mysterious... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): Two sisters-in-law, a policewoman and a teacher, were found dead mysteriously in central Uruzgan province, an official said Wednesday.Col. Mohammad Aslam, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News police found their... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Militant gunned down a police official and 18 suicide vests were seized in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Tuesday.Col. Mohammad Aslam, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News police officer Mohammad Toofan... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): On its completion, a sprawling complex was formally handed over to public order police in central Uruzgan province on Monday, an official said.Col. Sadat Khan, the deputy police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the compound was built... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): A landmine explosion has left four children dead in the Dehrawood district in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.The governor's spokesman, Abdullah Himat, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place last... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): Six inmates have escaped from prison in central Uruzgan province by breaking a wall of the facility, an official said on Saturday.Abdullah Himmat, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the prisoners were involved in... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The last group of Australian troops with the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) withdrew from central Uruzgan province on Wednesday, the governor’s house said.The withdrawing troops transferred their base in Tirinkot to Afghan... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): Provincial official of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Sunday at least 26,000 individuals have got voter registration cards in central Uruzgan province.Abdul Hamid Sharifi, provincial IEC head, told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
KABUL (PAN): Fifteen militants have been killed during a clash between two rival insurgent groups in southeastern Paktika province, the Afghan military said on Thursday.The Afghan National Army (ANA)’s 203rd Thunder Military Corps based in the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Residents of Dehrawud district of central Uruzgan province have accused the provincial council chief of fuelling differences among two tribes over the distribution of government land to flood-affected families, a charge dismissed by... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The provincial council chief said he was briefly detained by police on Sunday when he visited Deh Rawud district to distribute state land in the central Uruzgan province.Amanullah Hotaki, the provincial council chief, told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): After nine years of operations in the central province, the Australian-led Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Uruzgan was formally closed on Monday.Local authorities acknowledged the PRT role in Uruzgan’s development and... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Residents have warned the Kajran district in central Daikundi province could fall into Taliban’s hands if the government did not pay attention in this regard.They told this to the provincial governor, who along with the 205th Atal... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Police shot dead an alleged suicide attacker before he could reach his target in the capital of central Uruzgan province, where a bomb blast killed one policeman and injured three, officials said on Wednesday.The suicide attacker,... read more
TIRINKOT/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Security officials seized a number of suicide vests and “poison chemicals” in the capital of central Uruzgan province, while a bomb explosion had been prevented in northern Jawzjan, officials said on Monday.Uruzgan police... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): A pair of alleged suicide attackers died following a blast caused by their own explosives near the capital of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, police said.The two would-be bombers were on their way to Tarinkot bazaar on a... read more
TIRINKOT/JALALABAD (PAN): Twenty-eight fighters and six security personnel have been killed in separate clashes in central Uruzgan and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.Eight rebels and four policemen were killed during... read more
KABUL/TARINKOT (PAN): Eight security personnel and five insurgents have been killed in separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said on Tuesday.One policeman was killed and another wounded as a result of a roadside... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The process of distributing improved wheat seeds and chemical fertiliser to 3,000 farmers was set in motion in central Uruzgan province on Monday, officials said.Forty-five tonnes of wheat seeds and fertiliser would be provided to... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): One construction company worker was killed and four others were wounded in a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan on Tuesday, officials said.The incident occurred at 4pm when the men were working on the reconstruction... read more
JALALABAD/TIRINKOT (PAN): Three civilians including a child and half a dozen insurgents have been killed in separate incidents of violence over the past 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.Two civilians were killed when a home-made bomb ripped... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two commanders were among seven insurgents killed during separate incidents of violence in central Uruzgan and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Wednesday.Uruzgan police spokesman Farid Ayel told Pajhwok Afghan News six... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Twenty people were killed and 15 others, including three children, injured during separate incidents of violence in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Friday.Armed insurgents launched attacks on police posts in Oshi, Yakhdan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A newly-constructed building for a school was inaugurated in the capital of central Uruzgan province on Monday, but the education director strongly criticised the use of low-quality material in some portions.The building in the... read more
TRINKOT (PAN): The passport department head for central Uruzgan province was killed in a bomb attack early Tuesday morning, an official said.Nasrullah was killed when the bomb exploded in front of his residence in Tirinkot, the provincial capital,... read more
KABUL/TIRINKOT (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday ordered the arrest of serial killer Hakim Shujayee, who has allegedly tortured dozens of individuals in central Uruzgan province and other parts of the country.The ministry said in a... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Civilians, insurgents and security personnel suffered casualties during an operation that sparked gun-battles in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.Four militants were killed and several... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Three women were among five civilians killed during two separate but near simultaneous roadside bombings in the Charchino district of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, officials said.The three women and one child were killed and... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The Taliban claimed their 20 prisoners escaped from a jail in central Uruzgan province on Sunday, but the jail authorities said only five juveniles were missing.Jamuddin Andar, the jail in-charge in Tirinkot, the provincial capital,... read more
TARINKORT (PAN): A suicide bomber was shot dead on Sunday before he could reach his target in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, an official said.The bomber in a police uniform planned to target Kabul Bank’s branch in the city where... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district education officer was among four people shot dead by suspected insurgents in central Uruzgan province late on Wednesday, an official said.Abdul Hadi Khan, the education officer for Khas Uruzgan district, was gunned down... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of enraged protestors on Sunday forcibly closed a voter registration centre in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province.Up to 600 demonstrators took to the streets in the district at 9am, chanting full-throated slogans... read more
 TIRINKOT (PAN): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Saturday paid a surprise visit to Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, an official said.Heading a delegation that included her defence minister, national security advisor... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Suspected rebels shot dead two tribal elders in Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, local authorities said on Saturday.Malik Abdul Hai and Haji Mohammad Sharif were gunned down in Asheri village late on Friday, when... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two separate explosions killed six security men and injured 14 others, mostly civilians, in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Tuesday.The first blast took place in Tirinkot, the provincial capital, late on Monday,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A newly-constructed bridge, connecting three districts with Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, was inaugurated on Saturday.Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada, who attended the inauguration ceremony along with other... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A former district chief was gunned down by assailants on a motorbike in central Uruzgan province on Tuesday, an official said.Syed Rasul Khan, ex-administrative head of Charchino district, came under gun attack in the first police... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A dozen people, including security personnel, were killed during a suicide attack on a reserve police guest house in central Uruzgan province on Friday, officials and witnesses said.The bomber struck at about 1.00pm when a large... read more
SHARANA/TIRINKOT (PAN): Two schoolchildren were among six civilians killed by roadside bombs in central Uruzgan and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Thursday.The schoolchildren were on their way home on Thursday noon when a Taliban-... read more
TIRINKOT/JALALABAD (PAN): A midwifery and nursing training course involving dozens of women has begun in the central province of Uruzgan, the governor’s office said on Monday.Aimed to reduce mother and child mortality rates, the training course is... read more
TIRINKOT/KABUL (PAN): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) troops and 15 insurgents were killed during separate insurgency-related incidents over the past 24 hours, officials said.Four insurgents were killed on Friday during an Afghan forces’ operation in... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Six civilians were killed and four others sustained injuries when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the central province of Uruzgan on Sunday. The early morning blast took place in the Chura district, a statement from... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district commander of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force has been  killed in a bomb explosion in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Friday.Allauddin, the ALP chief for Chora district, was killed in the overnight... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A reconstructed airport terminal was inaugurated on Wednesday in central Uruzgan province at a ceremony attended by senior officials and the Dutch envoy to Afghanistan. Deputy Minister of Transport and Aviation Hameed Zahir, Uruzgan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Religious scholars and tribal elders on Sunday asked residents of central Uruzgan province to stay united in effectively responding to the Taliban’s atrocities.Dozens of tribal elders, spiritual leaders and youth, coming all the way... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Work on a power expansion project aimed at extending electricity to thousands of families in central Uruzgan province was launched on Monday, officials said.The 70 million afghanis project would help extend electricity connections to... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A local policeman turned his gun on colleagues in the Charchino district of central Uruzgan province, killing three, an official said on Saturday.The incident occurred on Friday following a verbal clash among the Afghan Local Police... read more
TARINKOT (PAN): Taliban militants abducted more than a dozen Afghan Local Police (ALP) members following in a clash in the Charchino district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Sunday.Mohammad Ismail, the district chief, told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Six people of a family were killed and wounded in a roadside bombing in the Charchino district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Wednesday.A man and two of his children were killed and three women injured when the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Poppy crops grown over up to 1,627 acres of land were eradicated during an anti-poppy campaign in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Thursday.The campaign that started two weeks ago in Tirinkot was extended to three nearby... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district police chief and two other policemen were killed in a roadside bombing in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Thursday.Qeyamuddin, the Chori district police chief, was travelling in the Kamisan area where their... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The government of Australian would spend $25 million on reconstruction projects in central Uruzgan province, the governor said on Sunday.Amir Mohammad Akhundzada said this at a meeting attended by central government officials and... read more
TRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of residents took to the streets in Trinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, calling for an investigation into the bomb attack on National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Asadullah Khalid. The suicide attack on... read more
GHAZNI CITY/ TRINIKOT (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and three civilians were killed in two different incidents in southern Ghazni and central Uruzgan provinces on Tuesday, officials said.The civilian were killed in a head-on-... read more
 TIRINKOT (PAN): Two children have been killed by Australian troops in the Chaharchino district of central Uruzgan province, officials said on Saturday. NATO called the shooting deaths mistaken, voicing its regrets.The deaths occurred in Dowan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Thousands of people, who gathered in the capital of central Uruzgan province on Thursday, vowed not to give militants refuge in their areas and resist their efforts at harassing dwellers.The meeting was attended by tribal elders,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two policemen were killed and another wounded in a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan on Monday, a local official said.The explosion took place in the morning when a police vehicle was plying the road in the 2nd... read more
 TIRINKOT (PAN): The foundation stone of a building for the Charchino district headquarters was laid in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Thursday.Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada, lawmaker Obaidullah Barakzai, local officials... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Almond would be exported from central Uruzgan province to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the support of the Australian government and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an official said on Tuesday.... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district chief was injured along with three of his bodyguards in a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan, an official said on Thursday.The blast ripped through the vehicle carrying Abdullah, the Gizab administrative... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The Dehrawud district chief in central Urzgan province on Thursday said a bomb blast ripped through his home gate but his family stayed safe, confirming prior threats from the Taliban.Aminullah told Pajhwok Afghan News he had shared... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Residents of the newly-created Surab district of central Uruzgan province have demanded reconstruction projects in their town, official said on Monday.Residents conveyed their demand to Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada and Senators... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): An engineer with a telecommunication firm was killed on Sunday by a roadside bomb that tore through his car in the Dehrawud district of central Uruzgan province, an official said.The victim, who worked for the UAE-based Etisalat... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN):  Three security personnel and a civilian were killed during a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Sunday.The incident took place on Saturday evening when a logistic vehicle of security... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Seventeen rebels, including their commander, were detained by police during an operation in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.With the Taliban yet to comment on the arrests, police... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN):  A local police commander was killed and his two colleagues injured in a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan on Friday, officials said.The bomb tore through the police vehicle around 12pm in the Dwang area of... read more
 HERAT CITY/TIRINKOT (PAN): A woman’s charred corpse was found in western Herat province, while two local policemen were killed in the Chaman town of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Tuesday.The woman’s body was... read more
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Four children were killed and three others wounded when an unexploded bomb went off in Sangin district of southern Helmand province on Thursday, said an official.District Police Chief First Lt.Galai told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Five people were killed when a bomb tied to a motorcycle went off in Tirinkot city, the capital of central Uruzgan province on Monday, said an official.Uruzgan Police Chief Spokesman Farid Ail told Pajhwok Afghan News that the blast... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Interior Ministry said 24 Taliban militants were killed in various security operations across in eastern Kunar and central Uruzgan provinces.A statement from the ministry said that in the last 24-hour military operations conducted... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Security forces shot dead six Taliban militants in Charchino district in central Uruzgan province on Friday morning, according to authorities.Charchino police chief Walidad told Pajhwok Afghan News that a clash took place in Dawan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Ten civilians were killed when a minibus hit a roadside bomb in Dihrawud district of central Uruzgan province on Thursday morning, an official said.Dihrawud district Chief Amenullah Khaliqi told Pajhwok Afghan News that the attack... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two senior education officials of central Uruzgan province have been detained on corruption charges, the governor’s office said on Thursday.Education Director Siddiqullah Hand and UNESCO’s literacy programme head, Sharifullah, are... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Eight militants were killed and two others wounded during a police operation in the Charchino district of central of central Uruzgan province on Thursday, officials said.Having air support from the International Security Assistance... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Police in Tirinkot city seized a massive 20,000-kilogramme of explosives in central Uruzgan province after arresting an insurgent, an official said on Wednesday.“The explosives belonging to a rebel in Charmistan area, they were... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The central Uruzgan provincial council head Ibrahim Akhunzada escaped unhurt in a roadside bombing in Dehrawod district of the province on Tuesday.Akhunzada told Pajhwok Afghan News that his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Diwana... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): It was a fatal disaster for two bomb planters when their explosives went off prematurely, killing both in central Uruzgan province on Sunday, according to officials.The blast occurred at around 5 am in Garmau Manda area, on the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A man wearing police uniform shot dead an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier and injured another in central Uruzgan province on Thursday, an official said.The shooting took place at about 11 am in Khas Uruzgan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The governors of southern provinces have asked the central government to implement infrastructure development projects in the zone, officials said on Sunday.At a meeting with an eight-member ministerial delegation in Tirinkot, the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A symbolic process of reconciliation would not produce the results that the government expected from peace negotiations with Afghan militants, an official said on Sunday.High Peace Council Secretary Mohammad Masoom Stanikzai told... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A member of the Afghanistan's ulema council was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Monday, officials said.The incident took place at around 12:30 pm in the Khairo Karez area,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two civilians were killed and a dozen others wounded during a bomb attack in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, Monday afternoon, an official said.The bomb rigged to a bicycle was detonated through a remote-control... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Funded by the Ministry of Finance, a new building for the Department of Public Works was inaugurated in central Uruzgan province on Sunday.Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Governor Amir Mohammad Akhundzada called the 4.8 million... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A man was killed and his wife, two sons and a daughter were injured when their car struck a roadside bomb in central Uruzgan province on Friday, police said.The ill-fatted family had left Tirinkot, the provincial capital, for a... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A mammoth poetry session, attended by dozens of poets, writers, poetry lovers and officials, was held Sunday night in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, the organizers said on Monday.Poets and writers from Uruzgan,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Five members of a family were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in the Dehrawud district of central Uruzgan province on Thursday, the governor’s house said.The family was travelling in the Nazir... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Local officials on Tuesday rejected the Australian government’s remarks that a recent operation in central Uruzgan province was conducted in coordination with Afghan authorities.On August 31, Australian troops with the International... read more
 TIRINKOT (PAN): UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan Jan Kubis, who arrived in central Uruzgan province on Thursday, said the world’s body mission in the country was going to shut its offices in several Afghan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two people were killed and a third, a woman, injured when a passenger vehicle hit a landmine in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, an official said.The explosion took place in Ghoril area at around 6pm, police... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Three policemen and a civilian were killed during a bomb explosion in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Wednesday.Police official 2nd Lieutenant Gul Agha told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast occurred at 9am when a... read more
KANDAHAR CITY/TIRINKOT (PAN): Two policemen and as many civilians were killed during a clash between police and insurgents in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, officials said on Sunday.The overnight clash erupted after a group of... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A local reporter on Saturday complained that he was beaten by security guards of the governor of central Uruzgan province.Najibullah Latif, who works for Yawali and Paiwastoon radio stations, said he was thrashed at 7:30 am when his... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A local police commander killed 11 civilians in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province on Thursday, an official said.Commander Shujaee Hazara forced the people from their houses and shot them dead in the Matakzai area... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A judge was killed and four other people were injured in a bomb explosion inside a mosque in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Monday.The explosion took place at around 5am when Primary Court Judge Maulvi Taj... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A newly-constructed hostel for doctors was inaugurated at the main hospital in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Saturday.Governor Amir Mohammad Akhunzada, who opened the facility, said the Australia-funded... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A district police chief was killed along with five colleagues during a roadside bombing in the central province of Uruzgan, an official said on Friday.The Sarab district police head and his subordinates where killed on Thursday night... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The defense minister on Tuesday dismissed as unfounded reports that a ceasefire has been reached between the Afghan National Army and Taliban in the Chora district of central Uruzgan province.  Addressing a news briefing in... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Afghan forces on Tuesday took charge of security affairs of Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, as part of the third phase of transition.Defense minister Gen. Abdur Rahim Wardak, Independent Directorate of Local... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two Taliban and as many members of a local police force were killed in separate incidents of violence in central and southeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said.The local policemen were killed around noon when their pick-up... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Construction work on the first-ever stadium was launched on Tuesday in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, officials said.Funded by the Ministry of Counternarcotics, the stadium will be built at a cost of nearly 43... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): After a four-month hiatus, Kam Air resumed Kabul-Uruzgan flights, officials said on Wednesday.Air service to the province started two years ago but was delayed for four months due to low passenger load factor.Governor Amir Mohammad... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A dozen Taliban militants were killed and several others were arrested during an operation by the Afghan commando unit in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Thursday.Crime branch police chief Col. Gulab Khan told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Construction work on the 15 kilometres long water canal that would benefit thousands people was launched in Tirinkot city, capital of central Uruzgan province on Monday, officials said.Government official, Haji Abdur Rahman, told... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Six policemen and five Taliban fighters were killed in separate security incidents in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Monday. A checkpoint commander, Wali Mohammad, was among the six killed and another injured on... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Australia would pay more attention to the development of central Uruzgan province, the country’s special representative promised on Saturday.Ric Smith said during his fifth visit to the province that he had discussed with Uruzgan... read more
TIRINKOT/GARDEZ (PAN): Two suicide bombers blew themselves up after police surrounded them inside a steel warehouse in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Tuesday, an official said.Police spokesman Farid Ayel told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two policemen were killed when an explosives-rigged motorcycle was detonated in central Uruzgan province on Saturday morning, an official said.The explosion took place in the Darfeshan area on the outskirts of Tirinkot, the... read more
TIRINIKOT (PAN): Two policemen, including a commander, were killed when their vehilce struck a roadside bomb in central Uruzgan province on Friday morning, an official said.The incident took place in the Khwaja Ahmad area on the outskirts of... read more
TRINIKOT (PAN): Following residents’ complaint about a shortage of blood for patients at the civil hospital in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, local officials, including the governor, on Saturday donated blood to the hospital.... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A police commander was among seven people killed in a string of violent incidents in Uruzgan, Paktika and Zabul provinces, local officials on Thursday.In central Uruzgan, the police commander died when his car struck a roadside bomb... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two children were killed and three others injured in a suicide bombing in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Sunday, an official said.The provincial police chief said: "It was a suicide attack targeting an ISAF... read more
TRINIKOT (PAN): Two local policemen were killed and three others wounded when a landmine ripped through their vehicle in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Saturday.The bomb attack took place in the Khas Uruzgan district on Friday night,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Local residents in the central province of Uruzgan on Wednesday said many children and men suffered from diarrhea after eating berries, allegedly poisoned by substances that were sprayed by coalition soldiers targeting poppy crops.... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A tribal elder was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Dehrawud district of central Uruzgan province on Tuesday, an official said.Tribal elder, Jilani was killed by masked gunmen at around 9 am, when he was on his way to the... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A 28-year-old widow and her three children were shot dead by her brother-in-law in the Char Dara district of northern Kunduz province, officials said on Sunday.The woman and her sons aged seven, eight and 13, were killed by her brother... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Religious scholars have denounced the alleged assassination of at least two dozen Taliban members by Pakistani intelligence operatives. Last week, an Afghan government official claimed that Pakistan’s spy agency had killed... read more
TIRINKOT/KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Road projects, stretching close to six kilometers, were inaugurated in central Uruzgan and southern Kandahar provinces on Saturday.A 4.5-km road was paved in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, in six... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A road linking Khas Uruzgan district and Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, was reopened on Tuesday for traffic, after a decade of closure due to militant threats.Khas Uruzgan district is located 160 kilometres... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Nearly 500 tribal elders and residents on Saturday made a courtesy call on Governor Amir Mohammad Akhunzada in central Uruzgan province, to declare their support for the government against insurgents in their areas.The residents of... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The visiting governor-general of Australia on Wednesday met with troops from her country in central Uruzgan province, promising improved assistance toward the province’s education sector. Quentin Bryce, accompanied by the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Saturday distributed food items to nearly 250 families displaced by recent floods in central Uruzgan province, an official said.The relief items worth seven million afghanis ($139,916)... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of families were displaced overnight after three days of non-stop rains triggered flash flooding on the outskirts of Tirinkot, the provincial capital of central Uruzgan province, officials said on Friday.Nearly 300... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): The newly-appointed governor of central Uruzgan province, Amir Mohammad Akhundzada, on Saturday urged residents to cooperate with the government in making the peace drive a success.Akhundzada, the brother of former Helmand governor... read more
MAIDAN SHAHR/TIRINKOT (PAN): Two Taliban commanders and seven of their associates were detained, while four civilians were injured in a bombing in central Maid Wardak and Uruzgan provinces.During the overnight operation by US Special Forces in the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN):  The first-ever public sector university was inaugurated in the central province of Uruzgan on Wednesday, officials said. Currently, the university has only the education facultyThe deputy governor, parliamentarians, the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A suicide bomber on Monday detonated his explosive-rigged motorcycle near a foreign military base in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said.The explosion took place around noon near a military base of the International... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A former parliamentarian was killed along with two security guards and a tribal elder in a roadside bombing in central Uruzgan province on Saturday, officials said.The explosion took place at around 12:30pm in the Deh Yak village on... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Nine children and four women were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in the central province of Uruzgan on Thursday, officials said.The car’s driver was wounded in the blast that took place in the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A resident shot dead two policemen for unknown reasons in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.The incident took place late on Sunday night, Col. Gulab Khan, the provincial crime branch... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Nine local policemen were killed in a militant attack in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Thursday.The suspected Taliban fighters attacked a local police checkpoint  in the Dashi area of Charchino district on... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two Taliban militants were killed and three others arrested in the Chori district of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, an official said.The incident took place at around 5 am in Kashi area of the district, where police security... read more
TRINIKOT (PAN): A coordination officer of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in central Uruzgan province on Friday, an official said.While working on his farm in the Talani area of Trinikot, the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Two policemen were killed in a roadside bomb explosion while 13 other security personnel sustained injuries as a result of a gas cylinder blast in Uruzgan and Panjsher provinces, officials said on Thursday.The explosion happened on... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Thousands of residents protested against NATO-led forces in central Uruzgan province on Tuesday, accusing the foreign soldiers of desecrating the Holy Quran.  The peaceful protest was ended at 3pm in Trinikot, the provincial... read more
TRINIKOT (PAN): The newly-elected head of the provincial council in central Uruzgan province on Monday accused his predecessor of misappropriating the electibe body’s funds.Ibrahim Akhunzada, who replaced Amanullah Hotaki last month, told Pajhwok... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): A contractor with the police headquarters was killed in a roadside bombing in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.The explosion happened in the Khairo Kariz area on the outskirts of Tirinkot, the provincial capital,... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Five policemen were killed when a remote-controlled bomb blast ripped through their vehicle in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Saturday.The police were on a patrol in the Charistan area on the outskirts of Tirinkot, the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): One civilian was killed and two others wounded when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb near Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Friday, an official said.The blast that happened at around 12:30pm in the Kat... read more
TIRINKOT/ASADABAD (PAN): Administrative boards’ elections of provincial councils in central Uruzgan and eastern Kunar provinces were held on Wednesday amid allegations of favoritism.The voting took place in the presence of officials from the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): One child was killed and three others wounded when an explosives-rigged motercycle exploded in the central province of Uruzgan, officials said on Monday.The incident took place in the Nawabad village of Dehrawood district on Sunday... read more
KANDAHAR CITY/TIRINKOT (PAN): Two Taliban militants were killed and four others, including a commander, detained in southern Kandahar and central Uruzgan provinces, an official said on Monday.The two insurgents were killed by police in Arghistan... read more
TRINIKOT/SHABARGHAN (PAN): Food and other essential items were provided to 1,100 families in Uruzgan and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Friday.A thousand war-affected families were given food items, sewing machines and warm clothing by the... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Incidents of violence against women increased in central Uruzgan province this year, when 60 cases were registered in the provincial capital alone, the Department of Women's Affairs said on Sunday.Most of the incidents took place in... read more
TIRINKOT (PAN): Provincial council members and tribal elders on Thursday lashed out at government departments for what they called their failure to keep promises of reconstruction projects and security in central Uruzgan province.They said the... read more

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