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    Paktia peace council member kidnapped

    GARDEZ (PAN): A High Peace Council member was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in southeastern Paktia province on Saturday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    35 road workers killed in Taliban attack

    GARDEZ (PAN): Armed Taliban insurgents attacked a private construction company office in southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, killing 35 people, including labourers, security guards and engine



    Security and Crime

    5 ANA soldiers injured in Paktia blast

    GARDEZ (PAN): Five Afghan army soldiers were injured when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the southeastern province of Paktia on Thursday, officials said.



    Governance

    Karzai urged to give Paktia representation in Cabinet

    GARDEZ (PAN): Tribal elders in southeastern Paktia province on Thursday warned of launching a protest movement if the President did not choose a minister for his Cabinet from the province.



    Security and Crime

    Woman among 13 killed in Paktia, Ghazni clashes

    GARDEZ/GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Six Taliban militants and a woman were killed by foreign troops during a raid on a house in southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Education

    Teachers' strike irks Paktia University students

    GARDEZ (PAN): Students of Paktia University on Saturday expressed their deep concern at an ongoing strike by their teachers over the past five days.



    Security and Crime

    3 civilians dead in ISAF airstrike

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three civilians, including a child, were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Two killed by own explosives

    GARDEZ (PAN): Two individuals were killed by their own explosives in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, the interior ministry said on Wednesday.



    Reconstruction

    Dozens of projects to be launched in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Dozens of development projects will be launched in three districts of southeastern Paktia province during the current year, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Three police killed, as many injured in Paktia assault

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three policemen were killed and as many wounded when four suicide attackers stormed a local police training centre in the Aryub Zazai district of southeastern Paktia province on Thurs