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    Bodies of man, woman found dead in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Officials said the dead bodies of a man and a woman were recovered in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Friday.



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    Meddling behind Helmand fighting: Lawang

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The 215th Maiwand Military Corps alleged on Friday fighting in southern Helmand province was dragging on due to brazen interference from a neighbouring country and joblessness.



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    Olympic Dept slammed as an inefficient body

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of players and federations alleged on Friday that officials of the Olympic Department in southeastern Khost province were involved in administrative corruption and did not discharge their duties efficiently.



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    President confirms Bagram prison closure

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Palace on Friday confirmed the United States military had transferred detainees to Afghan authorities and shut down its notorious detention facility in central Bagram province.



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    UN Security Council condemns Kabul attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned the Taliban attack on the French Institute of Afghanistan in Kabul, which caused death and injuries to numerous civilians.



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    Pul-i-Charkhi inmates on hunger strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): About 500 prisoners held at the Pul-i-Charkhi jail east of Kabul have gone on hunger strike after they were granted no concessions in their jail terms under a recent presidential decree, some inmates claimed on Thursday.



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    Killings of innocent Afghans fuelling terror: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Reacting to the report on CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques and the death of five students in a NATO airstrike in Parwan province, former president Hamid Karzai on Thursday said killings of innocent Afghans by American forces fueled terrorism and anarchy.



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    IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.



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    IEC appointments: EWA unveils mechanism

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) has introduced a new mechanism for the appointment of Independent Election Commission (IEC) members and addressing poll-related complaints in a judicious manner.



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    3 uplift projects inaugurated in Takhar

    TAKHAR (Pajhwok): Three development projects were completed in the Bangi district of northern Takhar province with the help of German Cooperation with Afghanistan on Thursday.