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    Ex-Taliban mayor murdered by militants

    KUNDUZ CITY/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A former Taliban mayor-turned-peace negotiator was killed in the Chahar Dara district of northwestern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.

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    Taliban leader killed along with associates

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated deputy district chief was been killed by security forces in northern Kunduz province, official said on Thursday.


    Kunduz airport preparing for foreign flights

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The ongoing expansion of the airport and its terminal in northern Kunduz province would help prepare the facility for domestic and international flights, officials said on Wednesday.

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    3 rebels killed, 6 wounded in Kunduz clash

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants, including a notorious commander, were killed and six others wounded in an overnight clash with security forces in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Kunduz almond yield declines by 95pc

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The almond yield fell by 95 percent in northern Kunduz province this year, driving up prices and hitting farmers hard, officials and growers said on Monday.  

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kunduz sericulture on the decline

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Silkworm farming in northeastern Kunduz province is on downward trend as the industry produced a total of three tonnes of silk during 2013.

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    Senior militant among 5 killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Five Taliban including a shadow deputy governor was killed and seven others injured in a clearing operation in the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    The price of a girl

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a tragic tale, tribal law lessens the emotional blow to a family selling its daughters out of financial desperation.

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kunduz melon yield increases

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Melon production showed a considerable increase this year in northeastern Kunduz province, an official and growers said on Monday.  

    Security and Crime

    Children, police killed in rocket strike, blast

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Five children were killed and four others injured in a rocket strike in northern Kunduz province while five policemen died in a roadside bombing in northwestern Badghis province, officials said Monday.