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Taliban stage attacks on 3 districts in Kunduz, Takhar

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Sep 09, 2019 - 12:08
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Taliban militants staged attacks on three districts of northern Kunduz and Takhar provinces last night and claimed to have captured two districts, a claim rejected by government officials.
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Taliban storm Cha Ab district in Takhar

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Aug 30, 2019 - 10:32
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Friday launched coordinated attack on the Cha Ab district centre in northern Takhan province and heavy fighting was underway, according to local sources. A security source wishing anonymity told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Takhar activists to protest if telecom services not resumed

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Aug 21, 2019 - 17:53
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Civil society activists and residents of northeastern Takhar province on Wednesday warned of launching huge protests if telecommunication services were not restored until tomorrow. The activists said since a month telecom services...
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15 policemen killed, 13 injured in Taliban attack

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Jul 25, 2019 - 14:05
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 15 policemen have been killed and another 13 wounded in a Taliban attack in northern Takhar province, an official said on Thursday. A security official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants...
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Takhar: 9 killed as residents attack illegal commander

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May 19, 2019 - 14:47
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least nine people have been killed and seven others wounded during a clash between an illegal armed commander and residents of the Rastaq district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman...
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Ministry cancels Takhar gold mine contract

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May 08, 2019 - 15:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has cancelled the contract for exploration of Nuraba gold mine in Chah Ab district of northern Takhar province. A statement from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) received by Pajhwok...
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Over 350 criminal cases registared in Jawzjan last year

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May 07, 2019 - 17:26
SHEBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Appealent Attorney General Office in northern Jawzjan province have registared 355 cases last year out of which 109 cases have been addressed, an official said on Tuesday. Fourty-foure others cases have been reserved, 22...
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8 security personnel killed, 3 wounded in Taliban attack

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May 07, 2019 - 13:38
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least eight security forces were killed and three others wounded in a Taliban attack in the Khwaja Bahauddin district of northern Takhar province on Tuesday morning, an official said. Mohammad Jawad Hijri, the governor’s...
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28 Taliban rebels killed in Takhar operation

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Apr 24, 2019 - 15:02
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least 28 Taliban insurgents including some of the rebel commanders have been killed and 18 others wounded during an operation in northern Takhar province, officials said Wednesday. Col. Sayed Qurban Musavi, commander of 217...
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Protestors ask IEC to recount Takhar votes

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Apr 03, 2019 - 18:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten unsuccessful Wolesi Jirga election candidates and their supporters on Wednesday gathered in protest outside the Independent Election Commission ( IEC ) office in Kabul, calling for a review of the final results from northern...
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IEC unveils Wolesi Jirga final results from Takhar

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Apr 02, 2019 - 20:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission ( IEC ) on Tuesday evening announced final results of the Wolesi Jirga election from northern Takhar province. The IEC on its website published the names of individuals who gained more votes in...
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3 of a family killed, 11 wounded in Takhar mortar strike

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Feb 12, 2019 - 15:20
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least three members of a family have been killed and 11 others wounded by a mortar shell that landed in their home in the Dasht-i-Qala district of northeastern Takhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Mohammad Jawad Hijri...
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Police say seriously probing killing of 2 radio workers

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Feb 06, 2019 - 18:12
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Security officials in northeastern Takhar province on Wednesday said they were seriously investigating the killing of two radio employees to arrest the killers. Sameen Hamsada, the Hamsada radio’s director, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Takhar women stage protest against election rigging

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Jan 06, 2019 - 18:57
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Hundreds of women on Sunday staged a protest demonstration and erected a tent in front of the governor’s house in northeastern Takhar province against rigging in the Oct 20 Wolesi Jirga elections. Above 200 women took part in the...
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Takhar: Illegal commander surrenders after long siege

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Dec 02, 2018 - 15:20
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said notorious illegal militia commander in northern Takhar province, Nawidak, surrendered to Afghan forces without resistance after a long siege. The illegal commander and his fighters were...
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Illegal armed commander under security forces siege

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Dec 01, 2018 - 17:23
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Saturday said a notorious illegal commander Nawidak has been besieged in a private hospital by Afghan forces in Taloqan, the capital of northern Takhar province. Takhar police spokesman, Khalil Asir,...
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14 ANA soldiers killed, 7 wounded in Takhar attack

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Nov 08, 2018 - 09:53
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least 14 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed as a result of Taliban attack in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Thursday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Rashid Basheer...
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Ongoing clashes displace 1,500 families in Takhar

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Nov 04, 2018 - 19:37
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Around 1,500 families forced by ongoing fighting in northern Takhar province to displace have been in dire need of assistance, an official said on Sunday. These families have been displaced from Khwaja Bahodin, Khwaja Ghar, Dashti...
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Death toll in Takhar rally bombing rises to 22

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Oct 14, 2018 - 21:35
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The death toll in Saturday’s bomb attack on an election rally has climbed to at least 22 people in northeastern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday. Another 36 people were injured when the motorcycle bomb went off near...
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Increasing bodyguards with candidates worries Takharis

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Oct 03, 2018 - 18:28
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Takhar province on Wednesday said illegal gunmen were increasingly spotted travelling in vehicles laced with tinted glasses since the beginning of the electioneering. The 20-day election campaign was...
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