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5 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul rocket barrage

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Nov 21, 2020 - 09:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least two people were killed and 10 others wounded on Saturday morning when a barrage of rockets hit Kabul, an official said.
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Taliban capture Badakhshan’s Maimay district

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Nov 19, 2020 - 19:09
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents captured the Maimay district of northeastern Badakhshan province after an hours-long clash with security forces, the town’s administrative head said on Thursday. Kambir Qurbani told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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11 Security personnel killed in Ghazni attack

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Nov 19, 2020 - 16:29
غزني ښار (پژواک، ٢٩ لړم ٩٩): د غزني په ده يک ولسوالۍ کې د وسله والو طالبانو د بريد له امله ١١ سرتېري وژل شوي او درې يې له ځانه سره بيولي دي.
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KUNDUZ: Taliban-fired mortar shell kills 7 civilians

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Nov 19, 2020 - 13:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Taliban -fired mortar shell has killed seven civilians in northern Kunduz province, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday. A statement from the ministry said the Taliban-fired mortar struck a civilian house in the provincial...
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39 Afghans killed by Australian forces: Inquiry

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Nov 19, 2020 - 12:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 40 unarmed Afghan prisoners and civilians were killed by Australian troops, an inquiry report said on Thursday. Nineteen current and former soldiers would be referred for potential criminal prosecution for allegedly killing...
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Director among 4 officials kidnapped in Kunar

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Nov 19, 2020 - 11:01
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban have kidnapped the rural development director for eastern Nuristan province along with three of his subordinates in Kunar province, officials said on Thursday. Kunar police spokesman Faridullah Dehqan told Pajhwok...
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Narcotics, weapons seized in Nangarhar

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Nov 18, 2020 - 15:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Nangarhar province have seized 275 kilograms of drugs smuggled from Pakistan , an official said on Wednesday. One individual was detained in connection with the smuggling attempt, police spokesman Fareed Khan...
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Would-be suicide bomber detained in Samangan

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Nov 18, 2020 - 11:38
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police in northern Samangan province have detained a would-be suicide bomber, an official said on Wednesday.
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Police officer among 8 killed in Faryab clashes

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Nov 18, 2020 - 10:50
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight security personnel, including a district police chief, have been killed in clashes with militants in northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday.
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For peace, Bibi to forgive blood of 3 spouses

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Nov 18, 2020 - 09:17
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taj Bibi, a resident of eastern Kunar province, says if the Taliban embrace peace, she is ready to forgive them for killing her three husbands.
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NATO general vows full support to Afghan forces

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Nov 17, 2020 - 19:23
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): NATO and US Forces Special Operations Commander Brig. Gen. Evans on Tuesday assured full support to Afghan security forces under any circumstances, an official said. Gen. Evans made the remarks during a meeting with the Military...
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Govt forces recapture most areas of Dasht-i-Archi

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Nov 17, 2020 - 16:31
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Most areas of Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province have been recaptured from Taliban insurgents during an Afghan forces operation, with the rebels sustaining heavy casualties, officials said Sunday. A day earlier...
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A dozen ALP personnel killed in Jurm attack

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Nov 17, 2020 - 15:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen pro-government security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in northeastern Badakhshan province, a private TV channel reported on Tuesday. At least 10 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were wounded on Monday...
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10 local policemen killed in Badakhshan clash

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Nov 17, 2020 - 14:33
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least ten local police personnel have been killed including their commander in a Taliban attack in Juram district northeastern Badakhshan, sources said on Tuesday. Ahmad Javed Mujaddedi, a member of the Provincial Council,...
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District police chief, security guard shot dead

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Nov 17, 2020 - 13:31
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The district police chief for the Siagard district of central Parwan province has been killed along with a security guard by unidentified gunmen, an official said on Tuesday.
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Police officers who passed port vacancy exam denied posting

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Nov 17, 2020 - 10:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some police officers appeared in the entry test for different vacancies at the country’s ports, but after passing the examination, 13 candidates were referred to their previous posts and nine introduced to Faal Ehtyat without being active grade employees.
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Maimana prisoners want president decree enforced

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Nov 16, 2020 - 19:11
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Many military prisoners held at the central jail in Maimana, the capital of northern Faryab province, are complaining about non-implementation of a presidential decree pardoning and reducing their jail terms. They say 5,000...
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7 railways guards injured in Herat blast

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Nov 16, 2020 - 15:33
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven railways security guards were injured in a bomb blast on the Herat-Islam Qala highway in western Herat province on Monday.
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Govt denies fall of Dasht-i-Archi to Taliban

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Nov 16, 2020 - 14:54
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Monday denied the fall of the Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province to the Taliban , insisting it was still under government control.
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NAP to fight human trafficking to be implemented soon

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Nov 15, 2020 - 18:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in a special meeting discussed the National Action Plan (NAP) on fighting human trafficking and decided to approve and implement the plan in next two weeks. Acting Justice Minister Fazal Ahmad Manavi...
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