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Afghan civilian casualties double in deadliest July

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Aug 04, 2019 - 16:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of civilian casualties in the Afghanistan conflict was more than double in July compared to that recorded the previous month, a Pajhwok tally shows. More than 3,600 civilians were either killed or injured in the conflict-...
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‘Selfish’ MPs interested in 4 commissions: Colleagues

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Jul 08, 2019 - 18:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday accused their colleagues of considering their personal gains while nominating themselves to get membership of four lower house commissions out of the total 17. Interestingly 63 percent lawmakers...
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Afghan violence leaves 1,500 dead or wounded in June

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Jul 03, 2019 - 16:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 1,500 people died or wounded as a result of the decades-old conflict in Afghanistan during the month of June --- 35 percent down compared to May’s casualties.
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11pc of unity govt led by 62 acting officials

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Jun 10, 2019 - 11:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): From the beginning of the national unity government until now, 62 people have worked as acting ministers for a few days to up to two and a half years in 25 ministries, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt. According to Pajhwok findings,...
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More than 2,000 people killed, injured in May

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Jun 02, 2019 - 13:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Over 2,300 people have been killed and wounded last month in Afghanistan as attacks surged by 37 percent while casualties increased by 24 percent compared to the previous month.
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Afghanistan records over 92,000 crimes in last 5 years

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May 12, 2019 - 19:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): On average, 51 crimes, mostly robberies and murders, happened on a daily basis in Afghanistan during the past five years, the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday.
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Nearly 1,900 people killed, wounded in Afghanistan last month

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May 02, 2019 - 14:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite ongoing efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, there has been 20 percent increase in casualties in April compared to the number of people killed and wounded in March. As part of ongoing peace efforts, a grand...
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Personal interests behind rifts over peace: Survey

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Apr 18, 2019 - 15:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Of every 10 Afghans, eight support peace efforts and say growing of differences between politicians and the government only serve personal interests, reveals an online survey conducted by Pajhwok Afghan News.
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Level of awareness on human rights up in Kabul

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Apr 16, 2019 - 19:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): There has been a 26 percent increase in the number of individuals benefitting from services of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in Kabul province. The number of female beneficiaries soared by 43 percent...
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Indian firm gets Afghan telecom contract against procedure

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Apr 08, 2019 - 18:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): A contract titled ‘State to State’for provision of mobile Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards andcredit cardshas been awarded to a private Indian company in violation of the bidding process outcome, Pajhwok Afghan News has...
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Hopes shatter as Afghan casualties soar 48pc in March

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Apr 02, 2019 - 17:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The fall in conflict-related casualties in February raised hopes for peace in Afghanistan , but the fatalities again soared in March when 1,500 people were either killed or wounded as the weather turned hot.
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Ethnic discrimination impedes Afghanistan’s stability

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Mar 27, 2019 - 09:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-five percent of Afghans are victims of ethnic, linguistic and religious discrimination while 14 percent are faced with negative consequences of the practice, says a study. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (...
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6 of every 10 women face domestic violence

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Mar 06, 2019 - 16:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six of every 10 women are facing domestic violence and two of them attempt suicide, reveals a survey conducted in five provinces of Afghanistan. The survey was conducted by Majma -- a coalition of civil society groups -- in Kabul,...
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Conflict-related casualties down by 43pc in February

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Mar 04, 2019 - 09:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around a thousand people suffered casualties in the conflict in February when the fatality rate dropped by 43 percent compared to the previous month. Pajhwok Afghan News reports show that February was the only month in the last two...
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1000 lives lost to Afghan conflict in January

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Feb 03, 2019 - 10:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 1,000 people were killed and another 800 injured in violence in Afghanistan last month, amid peace negotiations and hopes for an end to the bloodshed.
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Most state organs violate access to information law

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Jan 27, 2019 - 15:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): Journalists in the three eastern provinces of the country are mostly unsatisfied with security organs on the issue of access to information, finds a Pajhwok Afghan News survey. While 71 percent say it takes them two months to get...
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Smanagan departments owe above 289mafs to municipality

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Jan 27, 2019 - 08:31
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Some provincial government departments in northern Samangan province owe around 289 million afghanis to the Municipality Department in unpaid taxes on urban services, cleanliness and property. Some local departments acknowledge...
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New faces make 65pc of top lower house candidates

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Jan 16, 2019 - 16:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): There are 66 women among the 238 top Wolesi Jirga candidates while 65 percent of them are new faces and one among each 13 candidates are affiliated with political parties, according to the initial results. Except Ghazni province,...
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HPC’s annual food budget amounts to 7.1mnafs

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Jan 16, 2019 - 15:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) monthly expenses, including food for 72 people, employees’ salaries, fuel and other expenses work out at 26 million afghanis, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learnt.
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MoI names 222 alleged criminals in Kabul

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Jan 08, 2019 - 10:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior has released the list of 222 alleged criminals in capital Kabul and said the names of powerful individuals’ semi-governmental mafia and politicians who disturbed the security situation would be disclosed as...
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