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    Governance

    New governor promises peace in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): The new governor on Sunday promised concerted efforts to promote peace and initiate reconstruction projects in central Logar province.



    Security and Crime

    6 killed by own bombs in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six suspected militants were killed on Saturday when the roadside bombs they were planting in the capital of central Logar province went off prematurely, an official said.



    Governance

    UN official inspects uplift activities in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): UN Secretary General's deputy special representative for Afghanistan, Mark Bowden, on Wednesday arrived in central Logar province by road to inspect ongoing development programmes and discuss with local officials efforts at good governance.



    Security and Crime

    2 policemen killed, 10 rebels detained

    JALALABAD/KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Two policemen were killed after being abducted in eastern Nuristan province while 10 suspected insurgents were detained in northern Kunduz, officials said on Tuesday.



    Education

    Senior female teachers warn of quitting jobs

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Transferred far away from their homes, female school principals and teachers in central Logar province on Tuesday accused the education department of taking such actions based on nepotism and ethnic considerations.



    Reconstruction

    Logar roads in dilapidated condition

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Bomb blasts, snow and rainfalls have damaged 70 percent of roads in central Logar province, residents said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Logar clerics, elders back peace drive

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Nearly 300 religious scholars and tribal elders from central Logar province on Thursday lent their weight to the government-led peace campaign.



    Governance

    No crisis after 2014: Ghani

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Security Transition Commission head Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday said anyone gambling over the fate of Afghanistan would not be succeed in their nefarious designs.



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    3 frozen to death in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A mother and her two children died of severe cold weather after being trapped due to a road blockade in central Logar province, officials said on Monday.



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    Logar elders warn Taliban of armed resistance

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Logar residents and elders on Tuesday warned the Taliban of an armed uprising if they continued their violent acts in the central province, neighbouring Kabul.