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War victims’ relatives demand role in peace process

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Aug 15, 2020 - 15:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some family members of victims of the ongoing war have welcomed the ongoing peace process and demanded their role in peace efforts. Around 300 relatives of war victims gathered in Ghazi Stadium in Kabul and asked the government to...
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Govt never fulfills its promises, say Nangarhar youth

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Aug 13, 2020 - 18:16
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The youth in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday complained the government never fulfilled promises with them about job and solution to their other problems. Marking the International Youth Day, the youngsters said thousands...
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Sulaiman Laiq to be laid to rest tomorrow

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Aug 10, 2020 - 15:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The funeral and burial ceremony of writer and poet Sulaiman Laiq would be held in capital Kabul tomorrow (Tuesday). Laiq breathed his last in a Germany hospital on the first day of Eid-ul-Adha at the age of 81. He was seriously...
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Herat civil society activists oppose Loya Jirga

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Aug 06, 2020 - 15:38
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists in western Herat province on Thursday staged a rally in Herat City and expressed their opposition to Friday’s Consultative Loy Jirga (CLJ). They claimed that President Ashraf Ghani by...
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Paktia residents want CNIC process accelerated

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Aug 04, 2020 - 18:10
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The process of issuing computerized National Identity Card (NIC) has been started in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, with hundreds of residents applying. However, the residents demanded the process should be...
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Govt, Taliban asked to declare truce before Eid

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Jul 27, 2020 - 17:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of youth in Kabul on Monday urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to declare ceasefire in respect to Eidul Adha until the start of intra-Afghan talks. Dozens of youth, including boys and girls, gathered in Kabul under...
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Paktika disabled outcry over stipend fund delay

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Jul 26, 2020 - 17:07
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Some disabled security personnel in southeastern Paktika province say they have not received their monthly stipend in the last two years despite completing all legal procedures. Mohammad Ayub, one of the former Local Police...
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Afghan, Iranian universities ink cooperation MoU

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Jul 21, 2020 - 11:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on medical cooperation has been signed by Afghan and Iranian universities. The Khatam al-Nabiyeen University of Afghanistan signed the MoU with the Iranian University of Medical Sciences, a media...
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Tired of frequent power outages: Kabul residents

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Jul 20, 2020 - 14:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul residents complain of long power load-shedding, saying the problem generally happens in the winter. However, they resent, the frequent outages occurring this summer.
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PTM willing for talks, asks Pakistan govt for CBMs

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Jun 27, 2020 - 13:06
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), expressing its willingness for talks, has asked the Pakistan government to initiate confidence-building measures and thereby demonstrate its sincerity. Flanked by PTM-backed members of the...
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Special people, kin of martyrs demand pending stipend

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Jun 25, 2020 - 21:35
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Proving disabilities and checking women ’s body by male officers in southeastern Faryab province draw strong criticism while a number of people with disabilities and families of martyrs complain they are unpaid for years due to interference of strongmen.
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Afrasiab wins Khushal Khan Khattak Award

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Jun 17, 2020 - 13:25
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Senior politician, intellectual and poet Afrasiab Khattak has been honoured with the ‘Khushal Khan Khattak Award’ for his poetry collection. The Pakistan Academy of Letters conferred the coveted award on Khattak for his poetry...
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2 years on, IEC contractors yet to pocket 2-month salary

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Jun 16, 2020 - 18:16
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of people who worked for two months during the parliamentary elections two years ago with the election commission on Tuesday protested against non-payment of their wages. They protested in front of the Independent...
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Afghanistan remains deadliest country for children

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Jun 16, 2020 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations (UN) has declared Afghanistan as the deadliest country in the world for children for the fifth year on the trot. Over 3,000 Afghan children were killed in 2019 and nearly as many maimed by ground fighting,...
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RSF lists Pajhwok among 30 ‘information heroes’

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Jun 15, 2020 - 16:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has compiled a list of 30 coronavirus “information heroes,” including Pajhwok Afghan News whose courage, perseverance or capacity to innovate helped circulate reliable and vital information during the...
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Kabul rally wants all Iranian culture centers closed

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Jun 09, 2020 - 15:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Musharikat Milli party workers on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration in Kabul and asked the Afghan government to close all cultural and social centres of Iran, barring its embassy and consulate generals. They alleged the...
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Free bread distribution stopped in Kabul

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Jun 08, 2020 - 15:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The free distribution of bread among poor and needy families has been stopped in capital Kabul but it is said food items will be given to the poor soon. Almost 40 days back, the government started free distribution of bread to the...
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Protestors gather outside Iran embassy in Kabul

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Jun 07, 2020 - 20:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): A protest demonstration was staged in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kabul against the killing and wounding of some Afghan passengers in the neighboring country. The protest comes after Iranian officials acknowledged their forces...
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Hundreds of Samangan families to get cash aid

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Jun 02, 2020 - 16:35
AIBAK (Pajhwok): About 1,000 needy and affected families by coronavirus related curfews would receive six million afghanis in assistance from the World Food Programme in northern Samangan province, an official said Tuesday.
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Free bread: Taliban stop flour supply to Uruzgan

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May 23, 2020 - 20:48
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban insurgents have stopped three vehicles carrying flour to bakery shops for preparing free bread for destitute families in central Uruzgan province, local official say.
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