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Paktika police chief Mullahkhel transferred to Helmand

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Jan 16, 2015 - 14:47
SHARAN (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the transfer of the Paktika police chief to southern Helmand province, the government announced on Friday.
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Paktika road reopens after 9-year closure

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Jan 06, 2015 - 20:37
SHARANA (Pajhwok): A major highway, connecting three border districts, in southeastern Paktika province has been reopened after remaining closed for nearly a decade, the governor’s house said on Tuesday.
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8 years on, key Paktika road remains blocked

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Jan 01, 2015 - 23:21
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Local residents on Thursday asked the government to reopen a road connecting three border districts in southeastern Paktika province. Insurgents have blocked the road in Gowashtai area for the past eight years. Commuting on the...
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228 Paktika schools have no buildings: Officials

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Dec 30, 2014 - 14:12
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Of 358 educational institutions, at least 228 schools have no buildings in this southeastern Paktika province, officials and residents said Tuesday.
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Matin replaces Samim as Paktika governor

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Dec 22, 2014 - 10:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Karim Matin has been appointed new governor of southeastern Paktika province, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) announced on Monday.
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Anti-governor rally held in Paktika

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Dec 17, 2014 - 20:01
SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than 100 people on Wednesday staged a protest rally in southeastern Paktika province, calling for the provincial governor and other officials to be sacked.
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Ghani hopes peace effort to yield result

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Dec 16, 2014 - 18:22
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday travelled to the Yahyakhel district of southeastern Paktika province to meet relatives of the victims of a suicide attack on a volleyball tournament.
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Explosives-laden car seized in Paktika

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Dec 15, 2014 - 14:57
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have seized an explosives-laden car between Mata Khan and Zurmat districts of southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Monday.
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10 Paktika schools get playgrounds

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Dec 14, 2014 - 18:47
SHARANA (Pajhwok): New playgrounds have been constructed for ten schools in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Sunday.
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Pakistani tribe bans Afghan trucks’ entry

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Dec 13, 2014 - 15:40
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Wazir tribe in the South Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan has banned Afghan trucks from entering their territory, leaving stranded about 1,000 vehicles loaded with commercial goods on this side of the border in Paktika province.
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Improved seeds spur hope for higher wheat yield

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Dec 09, 2014 - 14:21
KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Officials hoped on Monday for a bumper wheat crop next season following distribution of 155 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers by the agriculture department of southeastern Paktika province.
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Death toll from Paktika bombing rises to 62

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Nov 23, 2014 - 18:50
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The death toll from Sunday’s suicide bombing during a volleyball match in southeastern Paktika province has risen to 62, with more than 84 wounded, officials said on Monday.
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Imam along with her mother killed in Paktika blast

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Oct 07, 2014 - 11:38
SHARAN (Pajhwok): A prayer leader and his mother have been killed in a bomb blast in southern Paktika province, an official said Tuesday.
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Pakistanis among dozens killed in Paktika airstrike

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Sep 19, 2014 - 14:43
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of militants have been killed during an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province, local officials said on Friday, but Taliban claimed the victims were civilians.
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Ministry asked to launch work on Paktika schools

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Sep 17, 2014 - 13:08
SHARAN (Pajhwok): An official on Wednesday urged the Ministry of Education to launch work on newly-approved schools for southeastern Paktika province.
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Orgun-Barmal highway being rebuilt

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Sep 12, 2014 - 12:01
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The public works director of southeastern Paktika province said on Friday the Orgun-Barmal highway would be rebuilt.
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Next leader should bolster security, economy in Paktika

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Sep 01, 2014 - 15:21
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktika province urged the new president to help bolster peace and stability, overcome the menace of corruption and adopt measures to develop the vital education sector in Afghanistan.
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Children of Urgun blast victims to get stipends

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Aug 17, 2014 - 17:27
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The government has decided to pay specific monthly stipends on permanent bases to the children of those killed in the devastating Urgun blast, an official said Sunday.
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Some Paktika schools to have playgrounds

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Aug 16, 2014 - 12:58
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Playground for 16 schools in southeastern Paktika province would be constructed at a cost of $350,000 in the current year, an official said on Saturday.
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HR awareness drive in Paktika on cards

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Aug 14, 2014 - 15:29
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) plans to launch public awareness programmes in southern Paktika province, an official said Thursday.
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