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Lack of access to information threatens journalists

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Nov 12, 2020 - 19:02
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Journalists based in southern Kandahar province say their access to information has been restricted and as a result, they are threatened, intimidated and even killed. Journalists associated with local and foreign news...
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Khalid, Miller assess Kandahar security situation

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Nov 02, 2020 - 20:13
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Acting Defence Minister Gen. Asadullah Khalid and NATO Resolute Support (RS) Commander Gen. Scott Miller on Monday visited southern Kandahar province and reviewed the security situation, an official said. Governor...
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5 of a family killed in Kandahar blast

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Oct 29, 2020 - 15:05
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Five members of a family were killed, including three children, when a roadside bomb tore through a rickshaw in Kandahar province, an official said. A sixth person was injured in the landmine explosion that took place in Sar...
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Clashes loom, Kandahar pomegranate harvest in trouble

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Oct 28, 2020 - 18:27
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Arghandab district of Kandahar province say hundreds of Taliban militants have arrived in the district and have launched coordinated attacks on Afghan forces there. On the other hand, security forces say they...
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Dahla Dam: Construction work launched on 119 canals

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Oct 15, 2020 - 20:52
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on 119 canals as part of the first phase of Dahla dam’s expansion project was launched in southern Kandahar province on Thursday.
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Bloodshed rises since peace talks begin in Doha: Activists

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Sep 24, 2020 - 19:41
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The residents of southern Kandahar province on Thursday said bloodshed has increased in Afghanistan since the warring sides sat at the negotiating table in Qatar.
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Alleged boy gang-rape: 5 policemen arrested

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Sep 20, 2020 - 15:08
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen including a post commander have been arrested over allegedly gang-raping and torturing a 13-year-old boy who later died in hospital in southern Kandahar province, an official said Sunday. The police officials...
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Woman among 3 killed in Kandahar violence

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Sep 11, 2020 - 16:20
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed when their motorcycle struck a roadside bomb in Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, where a woman was shot dead separately. Kandahar police spokesman Jamal Nasir Barakzai told Pajhwok...
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1 policeman killed, 16 injured in Kandahar car bombing

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Sep 10, 2020 - 19:19
کندهار (پژواک، ۲۰ وږی ۹۹): د کندهار په ارغنداب ولسوالۍ کې د پولیسو پر یوې امنیتي پوستې موټر بم برید شوی چې په پایله کې یې يوپولیس وژل شوی او ۱۶ نور ټپيان دي.
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3 people killed in Kandahar armed attack

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Sep 06, 2020 - 14:57
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three people were killed in a targeted attack in Kandahar City, the capital of southern Kandahar province, on Sunday, an official said. The incident happened in the limits of second Municipality District in the morning time...
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3 attacking militants killed in Kandahar clash

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Aug 28, 2020 - 15:30
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three armed militants were killed during a firefight with police in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Friday. Riding a motorcycle, the three gunmen attacked a police patrol in Kandahar city and all were killed as the...
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12 members of a family killed in Kandahar blast

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Aug 28, 2020 - 14:27
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A dozen people, all from the same family, were killed as a roadside bomb tore through their pick-up vehicle in the Spinboldak district of southern Kandahar province on Friday. The early morning blast took place in Loy Karez area...
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After 6 months gap, polio vaccination begins in Kandahar

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Aug 15, 2020 - 20:03
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Anti-polio vaccination resumed in southern Kandahar province after a six-month delay caused by coronavirus in the country. The resumption of polio vaccination follows the emergence of new positive polio cases in the southern...
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Fleeing insecurity, 350 families migrate to Kandahar City

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Aug 12, 2020 - 17:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Insecurity continues to displace people from their areas in southern Kandahar province, where at least 350 families recently migrated to the provincial capital, Kandahar City, from insecure districts and areas. Dost Mohammad...
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Border shelling: High-level delegation in Kandahar

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Aug 02, 2020 - 16:58
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A high level delegation from Kabul arrived in southern Kandahar province on Sunday to investigate a deadly border firing incident that caused casualties on both sides.
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25 insurgents killed in Kandahar, Ghazni firefights

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Jul 30, 2020 - 13:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than two dozen militants have been killed in clashes with security forces in Kandahar and Ghazni provinces, the government said on Thursday. Sixteen Taliban rebels were killed and several others wounded firefights with the...
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20 crime suspects detained in Kandahar

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Jul 18, 2020 - 19:26
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty individuals have been arrested over their alleged involvement in criminal activities and targeted killings in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. Mohammad Askar, crime branch police chief, told...
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3 security personnel killed in Kandahar bombing

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Jul 08, 2020 - 09:38
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three security personnel were killed and 14 others wounded when a car bombing hit the Shah Walikot district centre in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday morning. A reliable source told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion...
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First-ever agriculture laboratory opens in Kandahar

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Jun 09, 2020 - 18:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A foreign-based Afghan investor has opened first of its kind agricultural laboratory in southern Kandahar province. Eng. Samay Noori, who received education in agriculture in a foreign country, is the founder of the...
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Owners want private schools reopened in Kandahar

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Jun 04, 2020 - 20:26
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The association of private school owners in southern Kandahar province on Thursday asked the government to allow them to open schools by applying precautionary measures against coronavirus.
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