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‘Kandahar security bolstered with arrival of warm season’

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Mar 31, 2015 - 20:28
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With the arrival of summer season, security has been beefed up in parts of southern Kandahar province, deputy police chief said on Tuesday.
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Kandahar governor orders swoop on amulet sales, sorcery

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Mar 31, 2015 - 16:21
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday asked police to crack down on amulet sales, sorcery and other superstitious practices with grave social consequences.
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Power supply restored to Kandahar, Lashkargah

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Mar 30, 2015 - 19:03
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Cables carrying electricity from the Kajaki hydropower plant to two southern cities, Kandahar and Lashkargah, were repaired on Monday, about one and half months after they were damaged.
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Kandahar governor chides some district chiefs

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Mar 29, 2015 - 17:58
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The acting governor of southern Kandahar province on Sunday lashed out at some district chiefs for spending much of their official time in the provincial capital instead of their offices.
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Govt urged to secure key highways

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Dec 23, 2014 - 13:03
KANDAHAR CITY/ FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Commuters and transporters on Tuesday complained of growing robberies and insecurity on the Kabul- Kandahar Highways and demanded the government bolster security along main routes.
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Forces closing in on Dangam rebels

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Dec 22, 2014 - 14:40
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Officials claimed on Monday security forces were closing in on militants in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province and inflicted heavy casualties on the fighters.
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Hit militants across border, police directed

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Dec 21, 2014 - 12:34
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Kandahar province has said his forces targeted and smashed militant hideouts across the Durand Line.
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273 incidents of child rights abuses reported

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Dec 18, 2014 - 16:36
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 273 incidents of violence against children have been registered in southern Kandahar province this solar year, an Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official said on Thursday.
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Kandahar PC flays Dangam assault

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Dec 18, 2014 - 14:29
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Condemning insurgent attacks on residents of Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, the Kandahar provincial council (PC) on Thursday asked the government to increase the number of security forces in the troubled town.
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3 civilians killed in new violence

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Dec 17, 2014 - 16:14
KHOST CITY /KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and as many wounded on Wednesday when militants attacked a village in the Zazai Maidan district of southeastern Khost province.
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Over 2,000 sit entrance exam in Kandahar

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Dec 13, 2014 - 19:14
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): More than 2,000 high school graduates, including 400 females, on Saturday appeared in the university entry test in southern Kandahar province, an official said.
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Doctor gunned down in Kandahar

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Dec 10, 2014 - 13:34
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a doctor of the Mir Wais Hospital in the 10th police district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said Wednesday.
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Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

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Dec 08, 2014 - 18:07
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.
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11 dead as Maiwand attack beaten back

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Dec 08, 2014 - 13:06
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven people were killed on Monday when a group of militants stormed the Maiwand district office complex in southern Kandahar province, officials said. Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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2 children dead in Kandahar blast

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Dec 08, 2014 - 12:07
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two children have been died and as many wounded when an unexploded ordinance went-off in Dhand district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said Monday.
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Policeman dead in Kandahar suicide attack

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Dec 07, 2014 - 19:57
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and three children wounded as result of a suicide bombing in southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.
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2 civilians shot dead by ISAF soldiers

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Dec 06, 2014 - 20:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign troops killed two civilians in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official claimed.
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Kandahar hospital being expanded: ICRC

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Dec 03, 2014 - 16:34
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) has pledged an increase in the number of beds at the Mirwais Hospital in southern Kandahar province to facilitate patients.
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UNAMA help sought for Kandahar development

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Dec 02, 2014 - 19:31
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Members of Provincial Council (PC) and tribal elders of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday asked United Nation Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to help ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan.
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Women among HIV-positive cases in Kandahar

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Dec 01, 2014 - 21:50
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The numbers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-affected people in southern Kandahar province is 44, including five women, an official said on Monday.
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