Latest News

    Pajhwok Afghan News Sms Alert

    Bashir Ahmad Naadem

    Keywords:

    Other Reports

    Security and CrimeNo details available

    34 Zabul polling stations to stay shut

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Officials of Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday said 34 polling stations would remain shut in southern Zabul province because of security concerns.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.



    Governance

    Kandahar voters enthused by graffiti

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Conveying a variety of messages, including peace and good governance, graffiti can be seen on walls of main buildings in southern Kandahar City.    



    Accidents & Disasters

    3 passengers die in Zabul accident

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Three passengers were killed and 12 others injured when a passenger coach collided with a tractor in the Shah-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, official said Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Police detain PC member in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Zabul province on Monday arrested a provincial council candidate on legal charges, an official said Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Militants hold 5 civilians hostage in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Militants held five civilians hostage in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Abdullah promises madrasa reform

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday promised he would promote seminaries and expedite refugees’ repatriation if he won the April 5 ballot.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF soldier killed in Zabul suicide attack

    QALAT (Pajhwok): One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed and three others wounded in a suicide attack in southern Zabul province on Sunday morning, an official said.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    79m euros spent on airport reconstruction

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday 79 million euros had been spent on the reconstruction of Kandahar International Airport.



    Governance,Women,Interviews

    Female candidate complains of insecurity

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A female provincial council runner in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday said she was ready to serve her people despite security problems and traditional restrictions.