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    Khost at high risk of polio spread

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Public Health Department officials fear polio disease could spread fast in southeastern Khost province, where 66 suspected cases have been detected.

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    District police chief killed in explosion

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The acting police chief for Spera district was killed and four others, including three of his guards, were wounded in a bomb attack in southeastern Khost province on Saturday.


    Work on Khost cricket stadium begins

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on an international cricket stadium was formally launched in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Friday.


    48 selected for nursing, midwifery course

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Norwegian government is initiating a two-year training programme for nurses and midwives in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    14 security personnel killed in Khost, Logar

    KHOST CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 14 security personnel have been killed by armed rebels in southeastern Khost and central Logar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.

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    Convicted ex-mayor of Khost finally jailed

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A former mayor of southeastern Khost province was sent to jail on Tuesday, eight months after he had been sentenced to seven years in imprisonment by a local court in a corruption case, an official said.


    Commerce Dept, AISA get new buildings

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The construction of two complexes in the governor’s house in southeastern Khost province was completed and work on another building initiated on Tuesday.


    Bridge benefiting thousands opens in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Benefiting thousands of families, a newly-constructed bridge was inaugurated on Sunday in southeastern Khost province by the provincial acting governor.


    IDPs in Kapisa, refugess in Khost appeal for aid

    MEHMOOD RAQI/ KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in the central Kapisa province and thousands of Waziristani migrants in the south eastern Khost province appealed the government on Sunday to address their problems.


    Women in Khost demand justice and peace

    KHOST (Pajhwok): Women social activists and community leaders in the south eastern Khost province urged upon the new President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday to strive for peace in the country and ensure gender justice while distributing power.