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Taliban blockaded in Helmand: ALP official (Video)

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Mar 05, 2015 - 18:30
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A senior Interior Ministry official on Wednesday said the ongoing “Operation Zulfikar” had denied safe passage to Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province and the fighters were left with no option but to put up...
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Suicide bomber shot dead in Kandahar (Video)

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Mar 04, 2015 - 16:56
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police shot dead a suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle before he could reach his target in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday.
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Sikh converts to Islam in Jawzjan (Video)

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Mar 04, 2015 - 16:30
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A Sikh by faith, Tota Singh has converted to Islam and is named as Abdul Rehman in the northern Jawzjan. Two years back, Singh came from India to Shiberghan and since then he was thinking to convert to Islam. After doing a lot...
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MoD dispatches team to rescue Panjsher affected families (Video)

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Mar 02, 2015 - 12:46
KABUL (PAJHWOK): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) dispatched a team to central Panjsher province, which helped rescue a number of families trapped by avalanches. Over 260 people were killed and 100 others wounded in the latest wave of blizzards and...
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Taliban set mosque on fire in Ghazni: Official (Video)

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Feb 28, 2015 - 18:54
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban have set a mosque on fire which left copy of a holy Quran burned down completely in Andar district of southern Ghazni province, the district police chief said. Eng. Maj. Lutfullah Kamran claimed militants torched the...
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Debut WC win sparks countrywide celebrations (Video)

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Feb 28, 2015 - 12:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Thousands of cricket fans on Thursday thronged streets in various parts of the country to celebrate Afghanistan’s first victory in the World Cup in New Zealand against Scotland after a nail-biting finish. Samiullah Shenwari batted...
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Helmand projects to discourage poppy useless

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Feb 26, 2015 - 20:50
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and farmers on Thursday claimed projects implemented by the Ministry of Counternarcotics to discourage poppy cultivation in southern Helmand province were not fundamental and had no impact.
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Security men among 100 dead in Kunduz offensive (Video)

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Feb 26, 2015 - 18:29
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Fourteen security forces, three civilians and 100 insurgent have been killed in the clearing operation in northern Kunduz province, Governor Mohammad Umar Safi said on Thursday.
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Turkish soldier, Afghan civilian killed in Kabul attack (Video)

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Feb 26, 2015 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Turkish soldier and an Afghan civilian were killed and a second Afghan civilian was wounded when a suicide bomber in a car targeted a Turkish forces convoy in the heavily-fortified capital Kabul on Thursday, security officials...
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Islamabad compelled to cooperate with Kabul: Bilour (Video)

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Feb 25, 2015 - 20:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Prominent Pakistan’s Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haji Ghulam Bilour says he is optimistic about Afghanistan’s reconciliation process and that Islamabad has been left with no option but to cooperate with Kabul. Bilour, a former...
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Protesters denounce violence against women (Video)

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Feb 23, 2015 - 16:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists and residents of the capital Kabul on Monday vehemently denounced violence against women and demanded the perpetrators be brought to justice.
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Herat woman gives birth to sextuplets (Video)

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Feb 23, 2015 - 15:30
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A woman gave birth to four girl babies and two boy babies in a hospital in western Herat province, but five of the newborns died within hours, an official said on Sunday.
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Over 100 suspected criminals held in Kabul (Video)

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Feb 21, 2015 - 17:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Saturday claimed arresting 152 criminals, including a group allegedly involved in children kidnapping, in the capital city. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Police Chief Lt. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi...
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Officials mark surge in refugees’ repatriation from Pakistan (Video)

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Feb 21, 2015 - 17:09
JALALABAD CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Thursday recorded dramatic increase in repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan’s Peshawar city and asked the central government should provide the families with needed facilities. Haji Ghulam Haidar...
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Violence in Herat, Baghlan claims 3 lives (Video)

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Feb 19, 2015 - 17:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children were killed by unidentified armed men in western Herat and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Thursday. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for Herat Civil Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News dead body of a kid...
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Construction work on 2 dams starts in Khost (Video)

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Feb 19, 2015 - 16:59
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on two small irrigation dams was launched on Wednesday in southeastern Khost province. The World Bank-funded dams are being constructed east of Khost City on a natural steam crossing through the Farm Bagh area...
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Danish woos Iranians to invest in Afghanistan (Video)

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Feb 19, 2015 - 10:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Tuesday asked Iranian businessmen to invest in the rich mining and agriculture sectors of Afghanistan. He said this during inauguration ceremony of second Afghan-Iran expo in Kabul,...
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Huge weapons cache seized in Zabul (Video)

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Feb 19, 2015 - 09:57
QALAT (Pajhwok): Police in southern Zabul province claimed recovering huge quantity of weapons and bullets from a truck during a search, an official said on Wednesday. Col. Ghulam Jilani Farahi, deputy police chief, said his force recovered arms and...
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Jalalabad bomb blast leaves 5 injured (Video)

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Feb 12, 2015 - 19:36
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five people were wounded in a bomb blast in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, an official said. The incident took place when a bomb targeted a police ranger close to the custom department around...
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Ulumi stresses coordination with masses to ensure peace (Video)

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Feb 07, 2015 - 17:32
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi said on Friday that arms would be used against enemy but stressed close coordination with masses to ensure greater peace and stability in the country. Ulumi held detailed deliberations...
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