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    Leak of war logs seen as a serious concern

    KABUL (PAN): Some Afghan political analysts see the leak of secret accounts of the war in Afghanistan as a matter of serious concern for the international community.



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    Karzai denounces NATO for killing 52 civilians in Sangin

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan cabinet on Monday said 52 civilians were killed in a flawed attack by NATO-led foreign troops in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    Italy pledges 45m to Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): Italy would provide 45 million euros in aid to Afghanistan's justice and agriculture sectors, as well as road construction, a top diplomat said on Sunday.



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    In Herat, most poll runners are young & educated

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A number of young candidates are running for the September 18 parliamentary vote in western Herat province, giving a special colour to the ongoing election campaign.



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    EU to give Kabul 600m euros over next three years

    KABUL (PAN): Praising the Afghan government and people for successfully holding a major international conference on Tuesday, the European Union Sunday pledged 600 million euros over next three years for the development of different Afghan sectors.



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    Osama, Zawahiri in Pakistan: Mullen

    KABUL (PAN): A senior US military official said on Sunday that top al-Qaeda leaders, including Osama bin Laden and Ayman Al Zawahiri, were hiding in Pakistan.



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    Lack of coordination linked to drug trade

    KABUL (PAN): The lack of coordination between Afghanistan and its neighbours is a principal cause of the production and smuggling of drugs in the war-torn country, an official said on Saturday.



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    Two militants dead in Nimroz clash

    ZARANJ (PAN): At least two Taliban militants were killed and as many wounded in a clash with local police in the relatively peaceful province of Nimroz, officials said on Saturday.



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    Six killed in Ghazni clash

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A policeman and five Taliban insurgents were killed during a clash in the increasingly restive province of Ghazni, officials said on Saturday.



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    2 policemen, 3 bomb planters killed in blasts

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two policemen were killed on Saturday in a blast in the northern province of Baghlan, while three bomb planters were killed in western Herat province, officials said.