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3 district courts operate in Jalalabad due to insecurity

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Oct 20, 2020 - 17:00
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The primary courts of three districts have been functioning in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, of eastern Nangarhar province due to insecurity, an official said on Tuesday. Nangarhar Appellant Court head Mufti Mohammad Wazir...
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If peace returns, no one will be incapacitated

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Oct 20, 2020 - 11:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A disabled mobile credit card seller in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, is optimistic about the ongoing peace talks in Doha.
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UNICEF vows investment in girls’ empowerment

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Oct 11, 2020 - 10:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations has congratulated Afghanistan ’s strong, talented and ambitious girls on International Day of the Girl (IDG). In an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, UNICEF Afghanistan Representative Dr. Aboubacar Kampo said:...
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Can’t assist all IDPs: Balkh refugee director

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Oct 03, 2020 - 20:49
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Thousands of displaced families are in dire need of assistance in northern Balkh province, but the provincial government lacks enough resources to assist them all, said the provincial refugee and repatriation director.
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Against all odds, Lailo manages to complete her studies

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Sep 29, 2020 - 16:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activist Lailo in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province says she managed to study despite opposition from her family and now she is working to encourage girls’ education . Lailo has completed...
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Long fasting military officer urges prompt truce

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Sep 22, 2020 - 18:26
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, who has been fasting for 10 years for lasting peace, on Tuesday urged peace negotiators in Qatar to declare ceasefire. The ongoing intra-Afghan peace talks are part of a landmark...
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Uprising forces helped improve security: Batikot chief

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Sep 21, 2020 - 17:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Batikot district chief in eastern Nangarhar province says security has improved in the district with support of public uprising groups, paving the ground for implementation of many construction projects. Two years back, with...
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Kandahar City Municipality revenue dips during Covid-19 outbreak

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Sep 17, 2020 - 16:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Kandahar City Municipality has collected 40 percent of its revenue so far this year due to the outbreak of coronavirus, an official said on Thursday. Kandahar City Mayor Eng. Rafai Hayat told Pajhwok Afghan News during an...
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Kandahar needs 3,000 more teachers: Education head

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Sep 14, 2020 - 17:58
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The education director says basic work and reforms are needed to improve the education process in southern Kandahar province. Mohib Ahmad Rokhan, who took over as the education director 11 months back, called the education...
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US won’t support arming illegal groups: Decker

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Sep 02, 2020 - 14:39
KABUL (Pajhwok) The United States would not support arming of any group in Afghanistan as its assistance goes only to the Afghan national security and defense forces, a top American diplomat said on Wednesday. The Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs...
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US to remain key partner for Afghans: Decker

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Sep 02, 2020 - 13:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States would not walk away from Afghanistan , a top American diplomat says, ruling out a repeat of the 1990s when the global fraternity left the country high and dry after the collapse of the Soviet Union. “We have been...
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Millions of afghanis embezzled in Herat police ration

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Aug 30, 2020 - 19:52
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Food offered to policemen and officers of different ranks in 24 hours in western Herat province is not according to the list based on their ration allowance, Pajhwok Afghan News has learned reliably. Photos, videos and other...
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I turned to drugs in Pul-i-Charkhi Prison: Ex-policeman

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Aug 20, 2020 - 18:21
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A former policeman, Mujahid, says he became addicted to drugs while serving his sentence in a murder case in the Pul-i-Charkhi Prison and now he is facing several problems. During an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News,...
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New Laghman governor vows improved security

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Aug 16, 2020 - 16:46
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Laghman province on Sunday said efforts were underway to bring back two military battalions to the province from Kunar and Nuristan provinces. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok, Rahmatullah Yarmal...
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Fleeing insecurity, 350 families migrate to Kandahar City

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Aug 12, 2020 - 17:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Insecurity continues to displace people from their areas in southern Kandahar province, where at least 350 families recently migrated to the provincial capital, Kandahar City, from insecure districts and areas. Dost Mohammad...
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People all praise for Dortaj’s work as district chief

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Aug 06, 2020 - 15:12
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The female district chief for Khan Chahar Bagh district of northern Jawzjan province says she was able to gain millions of US dollars from international community for dozens of development projects within the past three years...
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Art, literature encourage reconciliation: Rahmani

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Aug 04, 2020 - 09:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): As he sits on a footway, the young fighter put his Kalashnikov on a big stone and sadly said: “I did not know I had no other option. I got angry about the novel, but then I thought yes many people suffered due to my activities.”
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Peace is life and life is God’s blessing: Poet Ahmadi

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Jul 19, 2020 - 21:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Poet and writer Gul Agha Ahmadi Wardak, who through his writing has been working for peace since years, says the people of Afghanistan demand peace in their prayers in the hope that their yearnings will bear fruit and God will...
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‘MoHE delays degrees of private university graduates’

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Jul 14, 2020 - 20:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Union (PUU) on Tuesday accused the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of treating them against the law and delaying degrees to private university graduates. The union said that Article 10 of the...
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For peace sake, widow forgives son’s killers

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Jul 09, 2020 - 15:10
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A widow from southern Kandahar province says the ongoing conflict has taken away all her happiness, but she continues to hope for a better future.
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