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Paktia pine nut harvests up by 1,000 tons this year

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Nov 16, 2020 - 18:48
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Agriculture officials in southeastern Paktia province say this year’s pine nut harvest reached around 13,000 tons --- up about 1,000 tons compared to last year’s. Bahadur Mangal, a pine nut trader in Paktia province, told Pajhwok...
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183m afs in Paktia annual revenue unaccounted for

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Nov 10, 2020 - 10:22
​GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Pajhwok findings show revenue from 6,500 shops and markets in two districts of south-eastern Paktia province ends up in private pockets instead of going to the government’s treasures.
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Intensified Taliban attacks unforgivable: Paktians

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Oct 29, 2020 - 14:18
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday held a gathering in support of democracy, calling the intensified Taliban attacks as an unforgivable act. Participants of the gathering in Wuza Khwa district asked the...
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10-km road being built in Taliban-controlled area

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Oct 17, 2020 - 19:11
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): In a rare development, Taliban insurgents will oversee construction work on a 10-kilomter road being built in Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province.
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Paktia: Taliban kill 3 civilians including tribal elder

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Oct 13, 2020 - 18:24
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed three civilians, including a tribal elder, in the Mirzaka district of southeastern Paktia province, local residents said on Tuesday. Residents told Pajhwok Afghan News Taliban insurgents attacked the homes...
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41 Taliban killed in Helmand, Paktia battles

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Oct 11, 2020 - 14:35
LASHKARGAH/GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least 41 Taliban militants have been killed and another four wounded during security forces’ operations in southern Helmand and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Sunday. In a statement, the Helmand...
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Wolesi Jirga team in Paktia to assess security situation

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Sep 29, 2020 - 16:45
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga delegation has arrived in southeastern Paktia province to assess the security situation after growing complaints from local residents. Ibrahim Ghashtali, a member of the delegation and a lawmaker from Paktia province...
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Acting officials long running Paktia offices, towns

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Sep 21, 2020 - 17:37
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Ten government departments and more than half of districts in southeastern Paktia province are headed by acting officials, creating certain restrictions and administrative problems, Pajhwok Afghan News learned on Monday. The...
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Deputy chairman of Paktia PC gunned down

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Sep 19, 2020 - 12:27
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead the deputy chairman of the provincial council of southeastern Paktia on Saturday, an official said.
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7 children injured in Paktia wall collapse

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Sep 11, 2020 - 16:08
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Seven children were injured when the wall of a house collapsed in this capital city of southeastern Paktia province on Friday. Police spokesman Yusuf Hanif told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in second security district...
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Soldiers, civilians among 11 wounded in Gardez blast

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Aug 29, 2020 - 13:41
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people, including four civilians, were wounded in a roadside bombing in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, on Saturday. Police spokesman Hayatullah Nizami told Pajhwok News the blast occurred at...
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Paktia residents urge Taliban to stop violence finally

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Aug 12, 2020 - 17:09
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday called on Taliban insurgents to shun violence after their last demand was met. As part of the Feb. 29 peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban, Kabul freed 5,...
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20 militants killed in Logar, Paktia violence

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Aug 12, 2020 - 15:09
PUL-I-ALAM/GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least 20 Taliban insurgents have been killed in airstrike and clashes with security forces in southeaster Paktia and central Logar provinces.
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6 children, mostly girls, killed in Paktia wall collapse

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Aug 12, 2020 - 14:54
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least six children, including five girls, have been killed and a seventh injured in a wall collapse incident in Sayed Karam district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Wednesday. The incident took place...
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Paktika: ‘8 civilians killed, 15 injured in Pakistani shelling’

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Aug 11, 2020 - 17:27
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Eight people have been killed and 15 others injured in artillery shelling from Pakistan into the Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province during the past one week, an official said on Tuesday. According to the security...
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Paktians deplore high price, shortage of medicines

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Jun 30, 2020 - 16:38
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktia province are complaining about the shortage of medicines and say even coronavirus patients’ treatment is affected. They say there is a shortage of medicines, which was sold against a very high...
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7 die in clash over land dispute in Paktia

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Jun 30, 2020 - 16:11
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Seven people have been killed in an armed clash over ownership of a piece of land in southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Tuesday. Deputy Police Chief Col. Lotfullah Kamran told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash took place...
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Coronavirus fast spreading in Paktia amid no facilities

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Jun 14, 2020 - 19:05
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Public health officials in southeastern Paktia province on Sunday said they lacked oxygen, medicines and hospital beds amid rapidly spreading coronavirus cases across the province. Public health director Dr. Walayat Khan Ahmadzai...
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Paktia revenue official detained over bribery charge

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Jun 13, 2020 - 22:15
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives arrested a senior provincial revenue officer in southeastern Paktia province over allegedly accepting bribe, the compliant said Saturday.
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3.3m afs teachers’ salaries ‘looted’ in Gardez

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Jun 08, 2020 - 15:14
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): One month salary of 400 teachers amounting to 3.3 million afghanis was looted while being transferred to Samkani district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said Monday. Education Director Kochi Zazai told Pajhwok Afghan...
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