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    Civilian killings an unpardonable act: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Friday vehemently denounced the killing of civilians in western Ghor province.

    Suspected militants disembarked 18 passengers from two vehicles on the Ghor-Kabul Highway and gunned down 14 of them.



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    Civilian killings against Islam, says Farahi

    KABUL (): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) head on Friday blamed anti-state elements for attacking unarmed civilians, saying such assaults were against the teachings of Islam.



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    Ballot audit to restart on 3rd day of Eid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Friday that 180 teams, working in two shifts, would resume the presidential election audit on the third day of Eidul Fitr.



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    No question of coalition govt: Massoud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A supporter of presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday asked the Reform and Unanimity team, led by Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, to stop insisting on the formation of a coalition government.



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    Commander among 3 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Militants killed three persons, including police commander, and wounded five others in Grezwan district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said Friday.



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    Pakistan urges Karzai to pardon reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has urged President Hamid Karzai to pardon a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for illegal entry and contacting militants.



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    Gen. Campbell confirmed as new ISAF commander

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US Senate on Thursday confirmed General John F Campbell as commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan.



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    Aid cheque handed to Palestinian envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has handed over a cheque for half a million dollars to the non-resident Palestinian ambassador in aid to Gaza residents.



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    Afghanistan’s GDP per capita $635: UNDP

     KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has been ranked 169th among 187 countries and territories in UNDP’s new Human Development Report that was released in Japan on Thursday.



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    2 ALP officials killed in suicide attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan Local Police (ALP) members, including a commander, were killed and a third wounded in a suicide attack in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said.