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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work on gravelling the main road in Paron, the capital of eastern Nuristan province, was launched on Tuesday, an official said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province has said Afghan security forces should take advantage of the differences among Taliban factions.
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police recovered 1,200 bogus voter cards from a child in eastern Kunar province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.
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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