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Polish teacher --- a blessing for poor Ghor children

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Nov 04, 2019 - 18:01
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): A 28-year-old Polish woman has been teaching English language to children since a year in a remote district of western Ghor province. The woman says her goal is to help children find way to higher education outside Afghanistan ...
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Woman addict whose children follow in her footsteps

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Jul 17, 2019 - 18:59
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): A woman drug addict in western Ghor province says she spends 200 afghanis a day to buy narcotics and she has been unable to get rid of the addiction started 30 years ago. The 46 years old, Zari Naaz (not a real name), is...
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Woman mysteriously killed in Nimroz capital

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Jun 06, 2019 - 18:21
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A woman has been murdered mysteriously in Zaranj, the capital southwestern Nimroz province, security officials said on Thursday.
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Family violence: Ghor woman commits suicide

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Jul 18, 2018 - 20:22
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A married woman has allegedly committed suicide by drinking acid in western Ghor province, an official said on Wednesday.
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40-year-old widow gunned down in Jawzjan

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Apr 17, 2018 - 15:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): A 40-year-old woman has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took...
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Investigation ordered into public beating of Takhar woman

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Feb 03, 2018 - 14:09
تالقان (پژواک، ١٤ دلو ٩٦): به والى تخار و ساير مقامات محلى دستور داده شده؛ تا موضوع محکمۀ صحرايى يک زن در ولسوالى چاه آب اين ولايت را، با جديت بررسى و عاملين آن را به چنگ قانون بسپارند.
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Mother of 2 children hangs herself in Jawzjan

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Jan 29, 2018 - 18:25
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A 22-year-old woman has hanged herself to death in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday.
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Faryab woman commits suicide, husband detained

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Jan 06, 2018 - 15:39
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 27-year-old woman has committed suicide by hanging herself in the capital of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yourish, who identified the woman as Zahra, said domestic...
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Mother of 4 jumps to death from Faryab peak

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Dec 25, 2017 - 16:51
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A young ‘mentally ill’ woman jumped to her death from a mountain summit in the Kohistan district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The 25-year-old married woman allegedly jumped from a 300-meter height in...
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Man kills wife, dumps her body parts in well

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Apr 16, 2017 - 20:43
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A man killed his wife and cut her body into pieces before dumping her remains in a well in the capital of southern Helmand province last night, police said on Sunday. Second police district chief Col. Haji Gran told Pajhwok...
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Man kills wife over talking on phone in Jawzjan

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Mar 13, 2017 - 19:06
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A man strangled to death his 25-year-old wife in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, local authorities said on Monday.
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Woman commits suicide in Herat

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Feb 12, 2017 - 12:35
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A 21-year-old woman has shot herself to death in Herat City, the capital of western Herat province, an official said on Sunday. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for zonal hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News Anisa Gul, 21,...
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Husband's second marriage driven Balkh mother to suicide

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Feb 07, 2017 - 16:50
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Local officias in northern Balkh province on Tuesday said a woman who threw her two children from the fifth floor and then jumped off hersel was driven to commit suicide by her husband's second marriage. The incident took...
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Woman, children in hospital after jumping from 3rd floor

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Feb 05, 2017 - 12:01
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A woman jumped from the third storey of her house along with two children in northern Balkh province after her husband informed her of his second marriage plan. Provincial police spokesman Sher Jan Durrani told Pajhwok...
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Woman trying to smuggle a pistol held in Herat

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Feb 01, 2017 - 15:22
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police in western Herat province for the first time arrested a woman while smuggling a pistol, an official said on Wednesday.
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‘Mother sold me to 94-years-old man for 100,000 afs’

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Dec 31, 2016 - 17:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old woman, who is married to a 99-year-old man, says she has been suffering from mental illness and is worried about her and her children’s future. Hailing from Nijrab district of central Parwan province, she was 14 years...
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Taliban accused of killing woman in Sar-i-Pul

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Dec 26, 2016 - 21:17
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): A senior official on Monday accused Taliban militants of killing a woman in northern Sar-i-Pul province, but the rebels rejected the claim as baseless.
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Kabul mulls legal challenge to Sharbat Gula’s arrest

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Oct 27, 2016 - 10:40
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Kabul is likely to challenge the arrest of Nat Geo's fabled girl Sharbat Gula -- now an ailing woman -- in a Pakistani court, a consulate official said on Thursday.
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Militant kills woman over marriage refusal in Faryab

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Oct 03, 2016 - 18:28
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said Taliban militants shot dead a woman in a revenge attack in Kohistan district of northern Faryab province. A security official, wishing not to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News that two Taliban...
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Woman sentenced to death for killing her sister-in-law

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Aug 11, 2016 - 18:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The primary court in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday awarded capital punishment to a woman for throwing her sister-in-law to an oven and burning her to death. The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok...
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