updated Mon. October 2, 2023
Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)
March 2, 2018
this morning. He said the robbers stopped the buses in Ozun Passage of Rustaq district and then snatched all money and other valuable things of passengers. Police launched an investigation into the incident and efforts are underway to arrest the robbers, he added. Meanwhile, a resident of Rustaq district,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 6, 2018
He added that the Taliban shadow district governor for the neighboring Rustaq district and two other local commanders named Wakil Gajar and Abu Bakar are among those killed in the raid. Ten more militants sustained injuries in the sorties, the official said. Taliban militants haven't commented on theÃâÃÂ ...
Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)
February 3, 2018
Seyawsh told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident happened in Qara Kamar area of Urgo district when a family wanted to travel to Rustaq district of Takhar province. Two children and a woman had been killed while two children and the driver injured when their vehicle skid off the road and plunge into theÃâÃÂ ...
December 27, 2016
The US military and the CIA are turning a blind eye as Afghanistan's spy agency spends foreign donor money on militias which are committing human rights abuses that help destabilise the fragile country, according to local and western officials. The Afghan national directorate of security (NDS) armsÃâÃÂ ...
December 26, 2016
That kind of justice, though minor, is rare in Rustaq district. Qul, a 55-year-old war veteran with no official title, has been running Rustaq like a fiefdom for over a decade. Local residents say he has opposed any attempt – including by the government – to assert authority there. To pay his men, he allegedlyÃâÃÂ ...
April 12, 2014
Takhar landslide At least four people died due a landslide in north-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, local officials said. The incident took place in Rustaq district of Takhar province late Friday evening due to heavy rain fall. Provincial governor spokesman, Sunnatullah Temori confirmed the incidentÃâÃÂ ...
Pajhwok Afghan News
February 14, 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): Desperate families are resorting to abortion in unsafe conditions and abandoning newborns, particularly female infants, in hospitals. It is not unusual to find an aborted foetus in city garbage dumps, according to an investigation by the Independent Media Consortium (IMC) Productions.
January 8, 2014
National Directorate of Security (NDS) following a statement said the explosives and weapons were seized during an operation in Rustaq district. The statement further added that two suspected individuals, recognized as Habibullah and Abdul Jabar, were arrested by Afghan intelligence operative.
June 10, 2012
According to reports Gulnaz was working at a health clinic in Rustaq district, but did not have the required medical certificates. She also did not have the documents required for a foreign doctor to work in Afghanistan. In the meantime a provincial media representative speaking on the condition of anonymityÃâÃÂ ...
April 14, 2012
An Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader was killed along with another insurgent following a joint military operation by Afghan and coalition security forces at Rustaq district of north-eastern Takhar province on Saturday. International Security Assistance Force following a press release announced theÃâÃÂ ...