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In Kandahar City, Afghanistan, Head of Arts at the Directorate of Information and Culture, Taza Gul Resha, acknowledges that not many people in his country are inclined towards reading now. He said that efforts are under way to encourage the youth there towards reading. Understanding the Children's ...
Key issues. • In the past week, more than 23,000 people have been newly displaced, according to initial reports. • The prolonged dry spell is having an increasingly direct impact on affected communities. • Fighting and attacks on checkpoints along major roads hamper humanitarian movements.

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of southern Kandahar province have complained about a shortage of human resources at voter registration centers to deal with people registering as voters. The residents say workforce should be increased at registration centers to facilitate people as voter ...
Addressing a gathering at the governor's house in Kandahar City, the capital of southern Kandahar province, Nicholson said they would bring more diplomatic pressure on Pakistan info-icon to help bring peace to Afghanistan. Diplomatic, military and social pressures on the insurgents would be increased ...
The Kandahar peace convoy will soon travel to villages to garner support among the people and to call for religious scholars to send out messages of peace through mosques, one organizer of the movement said. Civil society activists, tribal elders and residents attended the peace camp in Kandahar city.
In August the Army reported Spc. Christopher Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, N.C., and Sgt. Jonathon Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Ind., both of the 82nd Airborne division, died near Kandahar City. “He's coming to the end of his four years and is still trying to decide wether to re-enlist,” said Long Sr. “He loved it ...

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Casualties feared as a blast struck army vehicle in southern Kandahar city on Saturday, a local official said. KEY WORDS:Kandahar. YOU MAY LIKE. Afghan deminers search for land mines in southern Kandahar province · Afghan authorities burn illicit drugs ...
Thumbnail. At least two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded early Saturday in Kandahar province, local officials confirmed. According to the officials the explosion occurred around 07:00 am local time when a magnetic mine placed on an army Ranger was detonated in PD10 Kandahar city.
In August the Army reported Spc. Christopher Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, N.C., and Sgt. Jonathon Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Ind., both of the 82nd Airborne division, died near Kandahar City. “He's coming to the end of his four years and is still trying to decide wether to re-enlist,” said Long Sr. “He loved it ...
Thumbnail. At least two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded early Saturday in Kandahar province, local officials confirmed. According to the officials the explosion occurred around 07:00 am local time when a magnetic mine placed on an army Ranger was detonated in PD10 Kandahar city.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers were injured as a roadside bomb struck an Afghan army vehicle in Kandahar city the capital of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Qudratuallah Khoshbakht said. "A roadside bomb organized by ...
Nicholson said steps could include providing funding and removing some groups from U.S. terrorism lists so they won't be targeted by American counterterrorism strikes. Nicholson was speaking to a small group of reporters Thursday at an airfield in the Afghan city of Kandahar. U.S. military leaders say they ...
met with Kandahar governor, Zalmai Wesa, and provincial council members during his stay in Kandahar City. Also present at the meeting was Sayed Jan Khakrizwal, the provincial council head, who said the US should honestly support the Afghan government-led reconciliation. He said that the Wolesi ...
From 1 January to 22 February, a total of 20,614 displaced people have been recorded in OCHA's Displacement Tracking System (DTS). The provinces sheltering the highest number of displaced families are Kunduz with 10,815 IDPs, followed by Farah with more than 2,000 displaced people.
Construction of the 260 meters length and 9 meters width bridge over Arghistan river in southern Kandahar Province has eased access to basic services for thousands of Kandaharis. Now, it takes them four instead of eight hours to reach Kandahar city, while in the past people had to go around for more ...
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A man shot injured his wife before turning the gun on himself in Daman district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Guman village of the district. Faiz Mohammad ...
Afghan girls attend a painting class in Kandahar city, capital of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2018. More than 70,000 girls, according to provincial officials, are currently studying in schools in Kandahar, but few of them will complete 12th grade and hence will not graduate from high ...

Education is critical, echoed several young women, students at the University of Kandahar. They observed that Kandahar city had many institutions with the potential to provide education to women, but that few are doing so. The challenge, the women agreed, lies in changing broadly held social attitudes.
Governor Zalmai Wesa said bringing vital changes in women's lives and giving them jobs was his priority. Kandahar Mayor Eng. Roshan Walasmal also promised to hire women in the municipality under a proper plan. Women in Kandahar city are satisfied with their situation, but in remote areas and districts ...
Afghanistan- 3 police personnel gunned down in Kandahar City. Date. 2/7/2018 5:27:16 AM ... A well-placed source, who did not wanted to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Faqeer Baba Street in Kandahar City early in the morning. The gunman escaped after the assault, the official added.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Accompanied by a delegation, Ahmad Wali Massoud during a trip to southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said 80 percent of the Afghans “are unsatisfied with the ongoing situation in their country.” Speaking at a press conference in Kandahar City, Massoud said that he ...
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work will be resumed soon after long years to complete the grand mosque named after Hazrat Omar bin Khetab (RWA) in the capital of southern Kandahar province. The mosque “Jamia Omar” famously known as “Omar Bin Khetab Grand Mosque” was founded ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men shot dead three people in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, ... The incident took place in the limits of the 3rd police district in front of Popal market in Kandahar city at around 12pm noon.
KANDARHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An unidentified gunman shot dead three police personnel in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said. A well-placed source, who did not wanted to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Faqeer Baba Street in ...
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Urban residents of southern Kandahar province owe 70 million afghanis in unpaid water bills to the provincial Water Supply and Canalization Department, an official said on Wednesday. Eng. Mohammad Nader Kakar, head of Kandahar water supply and canalization ...
The spokesman, Zia Durrani, said the sticky bomb was placed on the commander's vehicle in Kandahar city, the provincial capital. The Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement sent to media. The insurgent group routinely targets Afghan officials and security forces. Afghanistan last weekend began ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, April 18 (Xinhua) -- A senior police official was killed and three policemen wounded in a bomb attack in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar on Wednesday, a provincial police source said.
The commander of the Kandahar rapid response police force, General Janan Mama, was among those killed in Wednesday's blast that took place in Kandahar city, provincial council member Haji Mohammad Nadir said. He said five others were injured in the blast. The type of explosive used was not yet ...
Authorities have currently stocked 16,000 metric tons of wheat donated by the Government of India in Kandahar City but lack adequate longterm storage capacity. The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock suggested to distribute the stocks amongst vulnerable IDPs, host communities or families ...
November 1994 - The Taliban seize the city of Kandahar. September 1996 - The capital, Kabul, falls to the Taliban. 1996-2001 - The group imposes strict Islamic laws on the Afghan people. Women must wear head-to-toe coverings, are not allowed to attend school or work outside the home and are ...


 

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