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Nuristan peace committee head shot dead

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Aug 29, 2014 - 10:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The peace committee chief for eastern Nuristan province, Abdul Hakim Nuristani, was gunned down in the capital Kabul, a member of the panel said on Friday.
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Nuristan governor denies Doab district fall

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Aug 21, 2014 - 14:58
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.
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Heavy fighting cuts off Doab district

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Aug 20, 2014 - 14:23
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Fierce clashes between security forces and militants in eastern Nuristan have cut off Doab district from the rest of the province on Wednesday, an official said.
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Dozens of rebels eliminated in Nuristan, Ghazni

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Aug 06, 2014 - 15:19
ASADABAD/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): More than 40 Taliban have been killed in ISAF airstrikes and ground operations by the Afghan National Army (ANA), officials said on Wednesday.
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Lack of medical facilities haunts Nuristan

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Jul 20, 2014 - 15:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of eastern Nuristan province complain even a single hospital could not be built in the remote mountainous province, forcing people to traverse long distances to neighbouring provinces for treatment.
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Nuristan residents seek security ahead of runoff

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May 27, 2014 - 15:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The people of eastern Nuristan province on Tuesday urged the government to bolster security ahead of the presidential runoff vote, scheduled for June 14.
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Gravelling of Nuristan road begins

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May 20, 2014 - 14:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work on gravelling the main road in Paron, the capital of eastern Nuristan province, was launched on Tuesday, an official said.
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Exploit intra-Taliban rifts, security forces told

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May 13, 2014 - 16:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province has said Afghan security forces should take advantage of the differences among Taliban factions.
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1,200 fake voter cards seized in Kunar

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Apr 03, 2014 - 16:27
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police recovered 1,200 bogus voter cards from a child in eastern Kunar province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.
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Qayyum named as new Nuristan governor

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Feb 20, 2014 - 14:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senator Hafiz Abdul Qayyum has been appointed as new governor of eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Thursday.
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Nuristanis demand professional teachers

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Feb 02, 2014 - 19:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of residents of eastern Nuristan province on Sunday complained about the absence of professional and competent teachers in educational institutions. Though some schools had been closed, yet functional educational...
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Voting unlikely in 18 polling stations: Nuristani

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Jan 23, 2014 - 08:08
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor said on Thursday people would not be able to cast their votes at 18 of the total 72 polling stations designated in eastern Nuristan province due to escalating insecurity.
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Militants storm female public rep’s house

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Dec 25, 2013 - 11:25
JALALABAD (PAN): Militants stormed the residence of a female public representative in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, killing her father-in-law and wounding another family member.
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Sigh of relief as road cleared after 5 years

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Dec 22, 2013 - 14:47
ASADABAD (PAN): Security posts have been established in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar after a massive military offensive codenamed “Tofan” (Storm) against insurgents to pave the ground for reconstruction projects, local officials say.
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Avalanche kills 4 in Nuristan

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Dec 09, 2013 - 16:04
JALALABAD (PAN): Four people, including a policeman, died after being hit by an avalanche in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Monday.
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Nuristan governor unhurt in gun attack

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Dec 09, 2013 - 13:30
JALALABAD (PAN): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Monday said he escaped unhurt in a gun attack involving armed insurgents, but his secretary and a guard were injured.
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Nuristanis concern over roads blockade in winter

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Dec 08, 2013 - 11:09
ASADABAD (PAN): Amid looming winter season, the residents of eastern Nuristan province are concerned about roads blockades by heavy snowfall, which triggers food, medicines and other items shortage.
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Illegal precious stone excavation rampant

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Nov 27, 2013 - 17:10
JALALABAD (PAN): Precious and semi-precious stones are being illegally excavated and traded in eastern Nuristan province in the absence of government’s writ, an official complained on Wednesday.
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Mobile teams active across Nuristan

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Nov 10, 2013 - 17:43
JALALABAD (PAN): Mobile voter registration teams have been working across eastern Nuristan province, an Independent Election Commission (IEC) official said on Sunday.
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