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    4 suspects arrested in journalist murder case

    KABUL (PAN): Four people have been arrested on the suspicion of killing a local journalist working for a state-run television, a security official said on Sunday.


    Deputy interior minister sacked

    KABUL(PAN): Deputy interior minister has been fired and replaced with Kabul police chief, the ministry said on Sunday.

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    Counterinsurgency operation underway in Takhar

    KABUL (PAN): An ongoing counterinsurgency operation in northern Takhar province would be extended to other provinces in the north, where insurgents have intensified their activities, officials said

    X-KABUL, Oct 11, 2010: Police participate in the oath taking ceremony upon their graduation at the 202nd Shamshad police headquarters, after completing a four and a half month training course here

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    23,000 people issued arms licences: official

    KABUL(PAN): The counterterrorism department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued arms licences to 23,000 eligible people for self-defence, an official said on Mo

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    Students want senator tried for beating professor

    KABUL (PAN): A large number of Kabul University students rallied on Monday against a senator for beating a professor, but the lawmaker rejected the allegation as baseless.

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    5,000 women selected to guard female voters

    KABUL (PAN): Less than half of the 10,548 women needed to provide security and check female voters on Saturday, the day of the parliamentary election, have been selected, an interior ministry official said.


    Omar urges fighters to protect civilians

    KABUL (PAN): The leader of Taliban movement, Mullah Muhammad Omar, in a message to mark Eid-ul-Fitr, on Thursday called on Taliban fighters not to hurt civilians.


    12,000 women to check female voters on voting day

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 12,000 women, including schoolteachers, will be on hand to check women going into polling stations on September 18, the day of the parliamentary election.

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    Karzai orders probe into reporter's killing

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai ordered on Monday an investigation into the death of deputy head of Afghan Journalists' Association, Sayed Hamid Noori.