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Ghulam Khan transit route: Ghani reminded of campaign pledge

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Feb 04, 2016 - 18:42
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Officials, traders and residents on Thursday accused the central government of paying little heed to the Khost-Ghulam Khan transit route. Former president, Hamid Karzai, had approved the construction of the transit route in...
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‘Drug traders being dealt with sternly in Khost’

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Feb 02, 2016 - 14:58
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Senior provincial officials on Tuesday said they were sternly dealing with drug producers, traders and smugglers in southeastern Khost province. These views were expressed by the provincial governor, Hukam Khan Habibi, and...
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Gharghakht TV wins month-long soccer event in Khost

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Jan 31, 2016 - 14:36
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Gharghakht TV has won a soccer event titled Khpal Watan, Gul Watan (Own Land, Floral Land) played in the capital of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Sunday. A dozen of soccer teams, including six sponsored...
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Families returning from Waziristan receive aid in Khost

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Jan 28, 2016 - 20:53
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan refugee families returning from Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday received non-food items in aid from the International Organization of Migration in southeastern Khost province, an official said. IOM...
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Medicine store blown up in Khost, 1 dead, 5 injured

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Jan 28, 2016 - 16:40
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A bomb explosion inside a medicine store killed one civilian and injured five others in southeastern Khost province on Thursday, an official said. Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faizullah Ghirat told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Ex-jihadis form party, vow to broker peace talks

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Jan 24, 2016 - 16:46
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-created political foundation of former jihadi figures has decided to make efforts at brokering peace talks between the government and the Taliban, a member of the party said on Sunday. The creation of the new party “...
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643 projects worth $16m to be executed in Khost

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Jan 21, 2016 - 17:05
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani on Thursday said his ministry planned to carry out 643 development projects at a cost of $16 million in southeastern Khost province next solar year.
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Plan on the anvil to register NCP vehicles in Khost

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Jan 04, 2016 - 12:09
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A plan is being devised to register thousands of non-customs-paid (NCP) vehicles in southeastern Khost province, officials say. The Khost Traffic Department estimates at 50,000 the number of NCP vehicles in the province. About...
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Judiciary can help society prosper, says Khost governor

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Dec 28, 2015 - 19:30
KHSOT CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Khost province on Monday said the judiciary could bring about prosperity to the society through its independent and impartial verdicts in accordance with the country’s laws.
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Work on optic-fiber cable launched in Khost

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Dec 24, 2015 - 19:09
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Work on putting down a 33-kilometre optic-fiber cable between the provincial capital and Ghulam Khan dry port was launched on Thursday in southeastern Khost province.
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'Problems impede progress in boosting Khost revenue'

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Dec 13, 2015 - 19:58
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): “If coordination between security and revenue collection departments is strengthened, it would lead to increased income,” says the economy department head for southeastern Khost province.
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Khost women benefit from TLO livelihood assistance

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Dec 09, 2015 - 15:07
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Impoverished women heads of families in southeastern Khost and Paktia provinces on Wednesday urged donors to help address their financial woes. The Tribal Liaison Office (TLO) has launched a programme to assist widows and poor...
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Some elements stoking ethnic tension: CEO aide

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Dec 03, 2015 - 17:43
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An advisor to the Chief Executive Officer on Thursday said some foreign and local elements by stoking ethnic tensions wanted to divide Afghanistan into several parts. Syed Agha Sanchakari said this while addressing a gathering...
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2 civilians killed, 7 injured in Khost explosion

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Dec 02, 2015 - 17:33
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Two persons were killed and seven others wounded when a bomb blast targeted the vehicle of a provincial council member in southern Khost province on Wednesday, an official said. Governor’s spokesman Mubariz Mohammad Zadran told...
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Khost, Paktia join hands against security threats

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Nov 28, 2015 - 16:04
KHOST (Pajhwok): Civil and military officials of southeastern Khost and Paktia provinces say they are working a join security plan aimed at defeating militants and preventing their activities. This was stated by the governors and security officials...
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Pakistani Taliban commander among 12 dead in Khost strike

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Nov 26, 2015 - 15:29
KHOST CITY/KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior Pakistani militant leader has been killed in a US drone strike in southeastern Afghanistan, The New York Times reports on Thursday. A dozen insurgents were killed and 20 others wounded during the airstrike in...
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Khost education department gets new building

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Nov 25, 2015 - 17:46
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A new building for the education department was inaugurated in southern Khost province on Wednesday, an official said. Governor Hakam Khan Habibi, during the inauguration ceremony for the three-storey building, told Pajhwok...
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Female Khost PC member disqualified, replaced

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Nov 22, 2015 - 15:21
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A female member of the provincial council of southeastern Khost province has been disqualified and replaced by her runner up in the provincial council elections. Khost Independent Election Commission head Abdul Rahman Mohabbat...
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2 dead, 1 wounded in Khost explosion

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Nov 17, 2015 - 15:41
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A civilian and a bomb planter were killed and a civilian wounded in an explosion in southeastern Khost province on Tuesday, an official said. The incident took place in a mechanic market, closed to the Azizi Bank building in...
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6 Uzbek militants eliminated in US military raid in Khost

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Nov 16, 2015 - 15:14
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): At least six Uzbek insurgents have been killed during an operation by foreign forces in the Spera district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Monday. Mohammad Azim Mujahid, the district’s administrative chief,...
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