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    Kunar drone strike leaves 8 militants dead

    ASADABAD/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least eight militants, including a notorious commander, were killed in a drone strike in eastern Kunar province, the police chief said Thursday.


    Campaign ends on peaceful note in east

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The two-month election campaign that ended last night had been undisturbed throughout eastern provinces, residents and officials said on Thursday.

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    1,200 fake voter cards seized in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police recovered 1,200 bogus voter cards from a child in eastern Kunar province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.


    Presidential campaign hots up in south, east

    LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): As the April 5 elections draw closer, the presidential race has gained momentum, with candidates wooing voters in several provinces of the country on Monday.


    Kunar residents support Abdullah, Sayyaf

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two separate gatherings were held in eastern Kunar province in support of presidential contenders Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf on Saturday.


    Gatherings held in support of candidates


    LASHKARGAH/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Separate gatherings were held in on support of presidential runners Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Zalmai Rassoul, Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf and Gul Agha Sherzai in Helmand and Logar provinces on Wednesday.

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    Police among 9 killed in bank assault

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four policemen, as many militants and a civilian were killed in a clash triggered by an attack on a New Kabul Bank branch in the capital of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday, an official said.

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    Taliban guaranteed freed ANA soldiers to quit job

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, released by the Taliban a day earlier after held captive during the Feb. 23 attack on their post in eastern Kunar province, on Friday said Taliban freed them after tribal elders guaranteed that they would not resume job.

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    Rebels kill 2 civilians in Kunar on spy charge

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants shot dead two civilians after briefly kidnapping them in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.