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    Bashir Ahmad Naadem


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    3 civilians killed in new violence

    KHOST CITY /KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and as many wounded on Wednesday when militants attacked a village in the Zazai Maidan district of southeastern Khost province.


    USAID plans launching new programmes

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to launch three new programmes focused on women’s situation, good governance and municipality services in several provinces.

    Business & Economics,Features

    Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.

    Security and Crime

    11 dead as Maiwand attack beaten back

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven people were killed on Monday when a group of militants stormed the Maiwand district office complex in southern Kandahar province, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    2 children dead in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two children have been died and as many wounded when an unexploded ordinance went-off in Dhand district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said Monday.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman dead in Kandahar suicide attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and three children wounded as result of a suicide bombing in southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    2 civilians shot dead by ISAF soldiers

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign troops killed two civilians in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official claimed.


    Kandahar hospital being expanded: ICRC

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) has pledged an increase in the number of beds at the Mirwais Hospital in southern Kandahar province to facilitate patients.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    UNAMA help sought for Kandahar development

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Members of Provincial Council (PC) and tribal elders of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday asked United Nation Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to help ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    3 police shot dead by Taliban in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Militants on Monday shot dead three policemen and wounded a fourth in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said.