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    Area under poppy cultivation rises in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The area under poppy cultivation has risen this year in southern Kandahar province, where an anti-poppy drive is being launched shortly, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Raisins worth $8.5m exported from Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite unsatisfactory yield of grapes last solar year, Afghan traders in southern Kandahar province say they exported raisins worth $8.5 million.



    Security and Crime

    Only attacker killed in Kandahar car blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber in a car targeted a passing convoy of foreign troops in the Spin Boldak border town in southern Kandahar province on Thursday, killing only himself, an official said.



    Governance

    200 complaints lodged in 48 hours in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): About 200 complaints regarding electoral fraud and other irregularities were registered within 48 hours from the Election Day (last Saturday) in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Thursday.



    Health

    11 HIV-positive cases detected in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven AIDS cases have been detected during the last one year in southern Kandahar province, the public health director said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Civilians among 9 dead in separate incidents

    FAIZABAD/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Nine people, including civilians, have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northeastern Badakhshan and southern Kandahar provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Militants hold 10 civilians hostage in Kandahar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Militants held 10 pro-government residents hostage in the Ghorak district of southern Kandahar province, a tribal elder said on Sunday, after reports said dozens of people have been kidnapped by suspected militants in eastern Nangarhar province.



    Security and Crime

    NATO airstrike kills 14 militants in Zabul

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fourteen insurgents were killed when NATO aircrafts pounded their positions during an ongoing ground and air offensive in southern Zabul province, the Afghan military said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Sherzai vows peace, justice, accountability

    KANDAHAR/KHOST (Pajhwok): A gathering was held in support of presidential candidate Mohammad Shafique Gul Agha Sherzai in southern Kandahar province, where a campaign office for another runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah was inaugurated on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Weesa wants candidates’ security ensured

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday asked security organs to ensure elections candidates were provided adequate security during the electioneering in southern Kandahar province.