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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.


    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.


    ‘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.


    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.


    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.


    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.

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    Heratis donate $60,000 to blast victims’ kin

    HERAT (Pajhwok): Local officials and traders of western Herat province on Sunday announced $60,000 aid for families of the victims of a deadly car bombing in Paktika province.

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    Residents flay low power voltage

    NEILI (Pajhwok): Residents of central Daikundi province on Sunday complained against low voltage and high electricity prices. As many as 50,000 families, living in Neili, are deprived of electricity. Another 90 percent are forced to use solar systems.


    Protestors want encroachments removed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of residents on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, asking officials to reopen blocked roads and initiate a drive against encroachments.