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    JALALABAD, Sept 14, 2012: Hundreds of Afghans — some shouting "Death to America" — burned the U.S.

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    Balloting for haj pilgrims starts in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): The Haj and Islamic Affairs department in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday launched a ballot process to select intending pilgrims who would be sent to Saudi Arabia over the next three years.



    Security and Crime

    Suicide car blast hits Afghan-ISAF base in Kunar

    JALALABAD (PAN): Two suicide attackers rammed an explosives-laden car into the entrance of a joint Afghan-ISAF military base in the Nari district of eastern Kunar province on Thursday, killing an intelligence operative, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Bomber dies in failed suicide attack in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): A suicide bomber on foot blew himself up before reaching his target ---- foreign troops --- who were busy defusing a roadside bomb in eastern Nangarhar province, where a tribal eld



    Governance

    Civil society wants genuine reps attend Tokyo Summit

    JALALABAD (PAN): Civil society activists in eastern provinces on Sunday said people recommended to the government in Kabul to participate in the July Tokyo summit were not their representatives.



    Security and Crime

    Militants kill ANA commander in Nuristan

    JALALABAD/ASADABAD (PAN): The commander of 1st battalion of the 201st Selab military corps was killed on Sunday in a militant attack in the eastern province of Nuristan, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    7 attackers, 3 civilians killed in Nangarhar assaults

    JALALABAD (PAN): Seven suicide attackers and three civilians were killed and four others attackers wounded after the insurgents launched coordinated assaults on the Jalalabad airport and the US-led provincial reconstruction team (PRT) compound in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.



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    6-day Quran learning programme ends

    JALALABAD (PAN): A large number of men and women participated in a six-day Quran learning programme in the eastern province of Nangarhar that ended on Friday, organisers said.



    Security and Crime

    Cricket event begins in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): A cricket tournament involving eight teams, including two from the northwestern Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, started in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Spin Ghar district chief escapes bomb attack

    JALALABAD (PAN):  A district chief escaped unhurt but his guards were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday evening.