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    Week-long cleanliness drive begins in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A seven-day cleanliness campaign has been launched in the capital of southeastern Khost province, with hundreds of residents partaking, the mayor said on Friday.



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    Afghan Gas Enterprise workers go on strike

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of workers and engineers of the Afghan Gas Enterprise in northern Jawzjan province on Thursday went on strike after the expiry of their deadline for removal of the enterprise head.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Afghans concerned over security, jobs: Survey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A survey released on Tuesday said the number of Afghans, who feel their country is moving in the wrong direction, has risen this year.



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    Victory against Pakistan celebrated nationwide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan-A cricket team’s victory over Pakistan-A team in a friendly tie a day earlier sparked nationwide celebrations as thousands of cricket lovers emerged on roads in various provinces.



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    Badakhshan University gets new girls’ hostel

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Insecurity causing exodus in 2 Jawzjan towns

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of families have fled homes in Qush Tapa and Darzab districts of northern Jawzjan province due to increasing insecurity.



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    ANDMA ready to deal with winter challenges

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) on Sunday said it had started transferring food and other necessary items to impassable provinces ahead of snowfall to deal with winter-related natural calamities.



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    Kabulis scared by increasing rocket strikes

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Increasing rocket and magnetic bomb attacks have worried Kabul residents, who believe lack of deterrence and coordination among security forces allows such assaults.



    Security and Crime,Social

    Kabulis scared by increasing rocket strikes

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Increasing rocket and magnetic bomb attacks have worried Kabul residents, who believe lack of deterrence and coordination among security forces allows such assaults.



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    Training reduces traffic accidents in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok):  Nearly 500 people received licences after being trained as professional drivers in southern Zabul province during the first six months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday, attributing decreased traffic accidents to the training course.