KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Several pharmacies and shops were either shut or fined following a campaign against substandard medicines and food items in southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday directed security departments to take stern action against elements threatening government officials and tribal elders with death in southeastern Khost province.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Edible and non-edible items were distributed on Sunday to 3,000 more families displaced from Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan as a result of an ongoing military operation. They have taken refuge in southeastern Khost province.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities in southeastern Khost province on Saturday rejected reports that refugees from Pakistan’s restive tribal region of North Waziristan had brought weapons to Afghanistan.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Thursday inaugurated a newly constructed building for the customs office in southeastern Khost province and hoped the facility would help increase income and streamline customs affairs.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): On Election Day, five children were killed and 17 others, including women, wounded when insurgents fired a barrage of rockets into the Alisher district of southeastern Khost province, locals said.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Promising elaborate security measures on the election day, the governor on Sunday assured government officials would maintain their neutrality during the democratic exercise throughout southeastern Khost province.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Three children died and two others sustained injuries as a result of flash floods that swept through the capital of southeastern Khost province following heavy rains, an official said.