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    Protestors block Jalalabad-Torkham highway

    JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of people, protesting against a profane film released in the US, on Sunday blocked the busy Jalalabad-Torkham Highway at two locations for two hours in eastern Nangarhar province.

    Business & Economics

    The disabled protest unmet demands

    JALALABAD (PAN):  Dozens of people with disabilities on Saturday staged a protest rally in favour of their demands in eastern Nangarhar province.

    Security and Crime

    Kabul bans all Pakistani dailies

    KABUL/JALALABAD (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI), calling Pakistani newspapers a conduit for Taliban propaganda, on Saturday announced banning their entry to the country in an attempt to block the Taliban from influencing public opinion via the press.


    Protests over blasphemous movie swell

    JALALABAD (PAN):  Protests against a blasphemous movie spread across several Afghan cities on Wednesday, with demonstrators blocking highways, burning the US president’s effigies and demanding the death penalty for the moviemaker.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Nangarhar floods ravage houses, crops

    JALALABAD (PAN): Floods killed a tribal elder was killed and washed away 50 domestic animals and hundreds of acres of land in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    District chief survives bomb attack

    JALALABAD (PAN): The Chaparhar district chief, Haji Siddique Dawlatzai, escaped unhurt in a roadside bombing in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    20 rebels killed in Hesarak fighting

    JALALABAD (PAN): Twenty rebels were killed and five others injured during an eight hours clash with police, backed by residents of the Hesarak district, in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Achin residents expel Pakistani Taliban

    JALALABAD (PAN): Residents of Achin district in the eastern province of Nangarhar forced out Pakistani Taliban as a result of a public uprising, officials said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    3 rebels killed, 9 held in clash with police

    JALALABAD (PAN): Police and Taliban suffered casualties during a clash in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    200 villagers fall victim to food poisoning

    JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 200 people were poisoned after eating a meal at the house of a tribal elder in the Dawlat Shah district of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Saturday.