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Taliban embark on arson campaign in Kunduz

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Feb 03, 2016 - 17:11
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said militants had started torching houses of Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and uprising members in a number of districts of northern Kunduz province.
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Kunduz residents concerned at increasing robberies

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Jan 27, 2016 - 18:40
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents say are concerned about increasing armed robberies in northern Kunduz province, where 160 individuals have been detained on charges of various crimes during the past one year.
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Taliban control 300 Kunduz schools, recruit students

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Jan 25, 2016 - 09:56
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say more than 300 schools are under Taliban’s control in northern Kunduz province, where the insurgents recruit students for fighting.
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Germany to improve registration services in Kunduz

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Jan 24, 2016 - 18:07
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The German government would provide funding to properly equip the registration office of northern Kunduz province besides training staff of the office and 400 community volunteers to facilitate the registration process in...
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Tajikistan to close consulates in Kunduz, Badakhshan

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Jan 14, 2016 - 20:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Thursday said Tajikistan had decided to temporarily close its consulates in northern Kunduz and northeastern Badakhshan provinces. The Tajikistan Embassy in Kabul informed the MoFA...
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Kunduz police rescue university student from kidnappers

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Jan 14, 2016 - 15:18
KUNDUZ CITY/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Thursday said a female university student, kidnapped by unidentified men, has been rescued by police in northeastern Kunduz province. Elsewhere, an Iranian national, who wanted to join...
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Newly created Kunduz districts still under Taliban control

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Jan 11, 2016 - 16:04
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and local officials on Monday said three newly formed districts of northeastern Kunduz province were still under Taliban’s control, asking the government to ensure their security. Two months ago, President Ashraf...
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100 day after its recapture, Kunduz haunted by insecurity

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Jan 06, 2016 - 15:59
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A hundred days after the government recaptured Kunduz City, residents complain of a Taliban presence on the outskirts of the strategic provincial capital. The city collapsed after a few hours of clashes on September 28. The...
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Helmand operations delay major offensive in Kunduz

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Jan 03, 2016 - 15:54
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Clearing operations in certain parts of northern Kunduz province have been delayed as most of security personnel are engaged fighting insurgents in southern Helmand province, an official said on Sunday. Acting Governor...
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Over 1,300 Taliban killed since fall of Kunduz City

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Dec 30, 2015 - 21:44
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): More than 1300 Taliban militants have been killed after the fall of Kunduz City, the capital of northern Kunduz province, to the rebels in late September, a military commander said on Wednesday.
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21 militants killed, Taliban prison destroyed in Kunduz

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Dec 24, 2015 - 16:03
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan special forces killed 21 insurgents including their two commanders and destroyed a Taliban-run prison during night raids in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Thursday. The overnight operations were conducted...
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War-affected farmers in Kunduz receive forage

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Dec 21, 2015 - 16:42
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The forage distribution process benefitting more than 1000 war-affected famers in northern Kunduz province has been set in motion, officials said on Monday. A total of 100 tonnes of animal feed would be distributed to the...
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Saffron corms yet to be distributed to Kunduz growers

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Dec 17, 2015 - 14:57
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Due to recent disruptive activities in northern Kunduz province, saffron corms have not been distributed to farmers this year. Extension Manger of Kunduz Agriculture DepartmentAbdul baser Faqiri said they planned to distribute...
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5 commanders among 27 rebels killed in Kunduz

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Dec 14, 2015 - 13:56
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 27 militants, including five commanders, have been killed and nearly a dozen more wounded during an operation by the Afghan National Army (ANA) commando unit in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday...
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Carpet-weaving women in Kunduz seek access to market

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Dec 07, 2015 - 20:22
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Women carpet-weavers in northeastern Kunduz province on Monday called their vocation as a good source of income, urging the government to find a proper market for their products. Kunduz’s hand-made carpets enjoy special fame...
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UNAMA office to resume operations in Kunduz soon

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Dec 03, 2015 - 19:32
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) would resume its operations soon in northern Kudnuz province, an official said on Thursday.
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Uplift projects in Taliban-controlled areas be stopped

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Dec 02, 2015 - 20:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The acting governor for northern Kunduz province on Wednesday said development activities should be stopped in areas where the insurgents had local support.
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10-member Jundullah group detained in Kunduz

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Dec 02, 2015 - 17:33
KABUL/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A 10-member group linked to Jundullah militant outfit has been detained in northern Kunduz province, the spy service said on Wednesday. A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the masked gunmen...
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Ghani fires Kunduz NDS officials, approves 3 new districts

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Nov 26, 2015 - 17:34
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday approved the creation of three new district units after arriving in northern Kunduz province and ordered the sacking of some National Directorate of Security (NDS) officials over the fall of Kunduz City to Taliban militants.
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Foreign forces urged to help destroy weapons seized by rebels

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Nov 26, 2015 - 15:52
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A number of officials, religious scholars and influential individuals of northeastern Kunduz province on Thursday demanded greater attention to security, religious schools and helping war-affected people. They issued the call...
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