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Order outside consulate Afghan responsibility: Diplomat

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Oct 21, 2020 - 19:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan ’s Consul General in Jalalabad Abdidullah on Wednesday said the responsibility to maintain order outside the consulate lied with Afghan authorities and individuals arriving at the visa window were important to them. He...
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2 injured as car bombing hits ANA base in Kandahar

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Oct 21, 2020 - 17:14
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A car bombing targeted an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said. The explosion took place in the Zangitan area of Shawalikot district, confirmed Sadiq Issa, spokesman...
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Helmand IDPs in need of urgent assistance: UNHCR

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), calls for urgent protection and assistance for tens of thousands of civilians displaced by recent escalation of violence in Afghanistan ’s southern Helmand Province, according to a statement on...
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Deputy police chief among 25 killed in Takhar firefight

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:20
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least 25 security personnel, including the deputy police chief of northern Takhar province, have been killed in a clash with Taliban insurgents, an official said on Wednesday.
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Former police official gunned down in Kabul

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Oct 21, 2020 - 15:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a former counter-narcotics police chief in Kabul, an official said on Wednesday.
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Deputy police chief among 41 killed in Takhar firefights

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Oct 21, 2020 - 10:07
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The deputy police chief of northern Takhar province has been killed in a clash with Taliban insurgents, an official said on Wednesday.
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Kang district police chief among 12 killed in Nimroz blasts

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Oct 20, 2020 - 19:42
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Twelve policemen, including Police Chief of Kang district, of southwestern Nimroz province have been killed in two separate blasts on Tuesday. Police Spokesperson Bahram Haqmal told Pajhwok Afghan News five policemen were killed...
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Taliban’s shadow district chief killed in Balkh clash

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Oct 20, 2020 - 15:17
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A Taliban ’s shadow district chief for Nehr-i-Shahi district of northern Balkh province has been killed along with two commanders, the Afghan military said on Tuesday. A statement from the 209th Shaheen Military Corps said...
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Kunduz: 8 ANA soldiers killed in Taliban attack

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Oct 20, 2020 - 13:32
کندوز ښار (پژواک، ٢٩ تله ٩٩): په کندوز کې امنيتي سرچينې وايي چې د دغه ولايت په امام صاحب ولسوالۍ کې د ملي اردو اته سرتېري د طالبانو په یوه برید کې وژل شوي دي.
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10 civilian killed in Maidan Shahr explosions

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Oct 20, 2020 - 13:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 10 civilians were killed as a result of two bomb explosions in central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday morning, an official said.
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Criminals list shared with police in Kabul: Saleh

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Oct 19, 2020 - 20:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice President AmrullahSaheh on Monday announced that intelligence coverage would be conducted street to street in capital Kabul as per a new decision. Saleh has taken charge of Kabul’s security for a few weeks in compliance...
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Pakistan’s artillery shelling may harm ties: MoFA

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Oct 19, 2020 - 20:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): Artillery shelling from Pakistan on Afghanistan ’s soil could harm relations between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Monday. Five people were killed and injured as a result of Pakistani forces...
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MoI claims saving 2.5b afs in last 2 years

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Oct 19, 2020 - 18:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Monday announced saving 2.5 billion afghanis by reducing expenses, preventing corruption and removing ghost personnel during the last two years. Gen. Daud Hassas, MoI internal security chief, told a press...
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Taliban set up checkpoints on key highway

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Oct 19, 2020 - 15:31
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have established checkpoints on the Kabul -Kandahar Highway in southern Ghazni province, where they search vehicles and collect tax, drivers and passengers said on Monday.
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Baby killed as Pakistan fires 16 rockets into Kunar

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Oct 19, 2020 - 14:18
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A baby girl has been killed and four civilians, including a woman, wounded in attacks by Pakistani forces in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Monday. Abdul Ghani Musamim, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Ghor bombing update: 16 killed, 155 injured

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Oct 19, 2020 - 13:39
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Sixteen people were killed and 155 others injured as a result of a massive car-bombing in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.
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140kg of drugs seized, smuggler killed in Nimroz

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Oct 18, 2020 - 15:28
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): One smuggler has been killed and a second detained with 140 kilograms of drugs in southwestern Nimroz province, police said on Sunday.
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School principal, religious scholar killed in Takhar

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Oct 18, 2020 - 14:43
TAKHAR (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed a school principal and a religious scholar in northern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Maj. Khalil Asir told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban shot dead the principal of Shamar...
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Bridge linking 4 Nangarhar districts blown up

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Oct 18, 2020 - 14:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents dynamited a bridge in the Sararud district of eastern Nangarhar province, blocking access to four districts, an official said Sunday. Governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants...
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14 killed, 119 wounded in massive Ghor blast

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Oct 18, 2020 - 13:59
At least 14 people were killed and about 100 others wounded when a powerful car bomb exploded in western Ghor province on Sunday, officials said. Ministry of Interior spokesman Tariq Aryan told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place in front of...
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