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    227 polling sites under threat in east

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): About 227 polling stations are under security threat in eastern provinces of the country, with some yet to be established, election and security officials said on Saturday.


    Glowing tributes paid to late writer

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rich tributes were paid to prominent writer and religious figure Maulvi Abdul Khaliq Ikhlas on his 112th birth anniversary in eastern Kunar province on Monday.


    Rival Kunar families turn friends: Wafa

    KABUL (PAN):  A years-long enmity between two influential families turned into friendship in eastern Kunar province, the Commission on Tribal Disputes Resolution at the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.

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    Attorney among 16 killed in new violence

    ASADABAD (PAN): A fresh bout of violence has claimed 16 lives in various provinces over the past 24 hours, officials said on Saturday.

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    1 civilian killed, 2 injured in Kunar blast

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and two others injured on Friday when a roadside bomb exploded in eastern Kunar province, police said.

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    Kunar clash leaves 2 militants dead

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two militants were killed and three others injured during a clash with police in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Tuesday.

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    Kunar jail inmates call off hunger strike

    ASADABAD (PAN): Inmates at the central jail in eastern Kunar province on Thursday called off a four-day hunger strike after they were assured by the governor that their problems would be resolved.


    Man jailed for 20 years for killing spouse

    ASADABAD (PAN): A resident of the Noorgal district of eastern Kunar province was sentenced on Wednesday to 20 years in prison for killing his wife, an official said.


    Hundreds of Kunar families receive aid

    ASADABAD (PAN): The governor of eastern Kunar province and other local officials travelled to Chapa Dara district to distribute food and winter aid to deserving families.


    Sigh of relief as road cleared after 5 years

    ASADABAD (PAN): Security posts have been established in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar after a massive military offensive codenamed “Tofan” (Storm) against insurgents to pave the ground for reconstruction projects, local officials say.