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30pc of schools without buildings in Herat

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Aug 13, 2020 - 15:49
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Education officials say 30 percent of schools lack buildings and students are taught in tents in western Herat province.
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High-level MoF appointments raise eyebrows

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Jun 03, 2020 - 15:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): The chairman of the Ministry of Finance Tax Dispute Resolution Board (TDRB) has been appointed illegally, with some lawmakers claiming that jobs at the ministry are being doled out on the basis of what they call a deal.
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537 people killed, 260 injured in February

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Mar 03, 2020 - 18:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Casualties and attacks surged 13 percent in February compared to January despite one week Reduction in Violence (RiV), Pajhwok Afghan News learned on Tuesday.
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Armed attacks decline by 95pc in a week

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Feb 29, 2020 - 13:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Armed attacks declined by 95 percent during the weeklong reduction in violence across the country, Pajhwok Afghan News have learnt. The reduction in violence period begana week ago as a result of an understanding between American...
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Afghanistan violence 94pc down in past 4 days

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Feb 27, 2020 - 09:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Armed attacks declined by 94 percent during the past four days and nights since the start of Reduction in Violence (RiV) week, Pajhwok Afghan News learnt on Tuesday. First Vice President Elect Amrullah Saleh during a meeting with...
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Past 72 hours: Violence 94pc down nation-wide

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Feb 25, 2020 - 16:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Armed attacks in the past three days and nights since the start of Reduction in Violence (RiV) week has declined by 94 percent, Pajhwok Afghan News has learned on Tuesday. First Vice President Elect AmrullahSaleh during a meeting...
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Past 72 hours: Violence 94pc down nation-wide

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Feb 24, 2020 - 14:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): Armed attacks in the past three days and nights since the start of Reduction in Violence (RiV) week has declined by 94 percent, Pajhwok Afghan News has learned on Tuesday. First Vice President Elect Amrullah Saleh during a meeting...
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Past 24 hours: Violence 96pc down nation-wide

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Feb 23, 2020 - 22:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Violence declined by 96 percent in the first 24 hours of the Reduction in Violence (RiV) period as compared to the past corresponding period, an official said on Saturday.
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Most drug addicts wish for peace, finds Pajhwok survey

Most drug addicts wish for peace, finds Pajhwok survey

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Feb 13, 2020 - 11:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Pajhwok Afghan News survey shows 70 percent of drug addicts say they slipped into addiction due problems generated by the country’s long-running conflict and almost all of them want peace for their own survival. No survey has been...
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January: Casualties down sharply with reduced violence

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Feb 03, 2020 - 11:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): No suicide attack happened last month when 700 people suffered casualties, indicating a 36 percent decline over December and a 61 percent over January 2019.
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Most Afghans want peace with Taliban, stress ceasefire

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Jan 27, 2020 - 09:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine of every 10 Afghans support peace with the Taliban and 68 percent want a ceasefire ahead of open-ended intra-Afghan talks, shows a new survey by Pajhwok Afghan News. Pajhwok launched the online survey on peace in Pashto , Dari...
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22,300 people killed, injured in Afghanistan last year

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Jan 07, 2020 - 18:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly two thousands attacks were carried out in Afghanistan last year, in which 22,300 people suffered casualties , a Pajhwok tally shows, indicating 16 percent reduction in casualties over previous year’s. In 1926 armed attacks...
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523 Kabul residents killed in a year in crime acts

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Dec 23, 2019 - 19:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 523 residents of central capital Kabul have been killed in a total of 2,632 criminal cases taking place during the past one year.
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Not registering assets: 483 officials get salaries suspended

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Nov 12, 2019 - 19:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News findings show the government has suspended salaries and privileges of its 483 workers for not registering their assets and properties.
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Justice needed for 12 journalists murdered in South Asia: IFJ

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Nov 02, 2019 - 17:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says 12 journalist deaths this year in South Asia are yet to have the murderers identified, let alone punished, pointing to an abject failure by governments to deal with a crisis of...
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19 polio positive cases so far this year: MoPH

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Oct 24, 2019 - 17:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nineteen positive polio cases have so far been registered this year countrywide, with officials blaming the conflict, Afghans’ traveling to Pakistan and lack of awareness for the virus existence.
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Of every 5 Afghans, 3 say police take bribes

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Oct 08, 2019 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police personnel take bribes in broad daylight and are involved in brazen corruption,say 62 percent of Afghans. But 25 percent of people support police,reveals an online survey on the Facebook page of Pajhwok Afghan News. The...
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32 killed, 123 wounded in election day attacks

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Sep 28, 2019 - 19:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 32 people were killed and 123 others wounded as a result of 113 attacks on election day across the country, Pajhwok has learnt. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said intelligence agents had been ableto prevent...
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Power supply to all districts an unviable promise

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Sep 17, 2019 - 16:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani’s promise to supply electricity to all districts of Afghanistan in two years seems impracticable. Expertsview the promise asan unrealistic election campaign slogan, saying people should not believe in such...
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August casualties show 42pc decline over July

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Sep 04, 2019 - 19:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 2,100 people have been killed and wounded during the Afghan conflict in August, which shows a 42 percent decline in casualties over July. In July, 246 attacks happened -- 32 percent more than recorded in August.
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