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    Projects to benefit Jawzjan, Nimroz residents

    SHIBERGHAN/ ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Thousand of residents of northern Jawzjan province would gain access to potable water and many would benefit from a newly-asphalted road in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Saturday.



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    Call to resume work on 3 Badghis projects

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Residents rallied on Friday for resumption of work on three major development projects in western Badghis province.



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    Residents rally against Ghor massacre

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents on Wednesday demanded elimination of Taliban sanctuaries and punishment to the perpetrators of a recent massacre in western Ghor province.



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    Attack on Pajhwok reporter spurs outcry

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok):  Journalists and the governor of southeastern Khost province on Monday strongly condemned the wounding of a Pajhwok Afghan News reporter by unknown gunmen in the central capital Kabul.



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    Special people pin hopes on next president

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some civil society activists on Monday said the next president should ensure that people with disabilities availed more privileges because their rights had been ignored over the past 12 years.



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    ‘122-year-old man’ regrets disunity among Afghans

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): An elderly man, who claims to be 122-year-old, says Afghans enjoyed strong social bonds and respected each other and would settle their disputes in no time in the past.



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    Many historic Zabul sites lie in neglect

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Many historic sites in southern Zabul province are on the verge of collapse, warn locals and officials of the Information and Culture Department, stressing their preservation.



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    Eid brings no joys to fallen ANA soldier’s family

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A woman, who lost her husband, an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, during clashes in southern Helmand province, says she is passing through the hardest days of her life and special days like Eid has no importance for her.



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    Hundreds rally against Israeli aggression

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Afghans on Friday rallied in central Kabul and northern Balkh provinces against deadly Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strips.  



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    Badghis families face drinking water shortage

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The residents of some districts of western Badghis province complain of an acute shortage of drinking water, prompting poor locals to use saline water instead.