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    Doab operation ends with killing of 28 rebels

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday said that the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province has been completely brought under government’s control as a result of a joint operation that left 28 insurgents dead.



    Security and Crime

    11 dead in Jalalabad spy office attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people, including five heavily armed insurgents who stormed the spy service headquarters in this eastern city of Jalalabad early on Saturday morning, were killed during a five-hour standoff.



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    Nuristan peace committee head shot dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The peace committee chief for eastern Nuristan province, Abdul Hakim Nuristani, was gunned down in the capital Kabul, a member of the panel said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Doab district retaken from militants

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Thursday claimed retaking control of Doab district from Taliban after a military operation in eastern Nuristan province.



    Governance,Interviews

    Sort out rifts and move ahead, candidates told

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Powerful tribal leader Haji Din Mohammad on Thursday urged the presidential candidates to put aside their differences to end the electoral crisis, saying Afghanistan was passing through a critical juncture.



    JALALABAD, Aug 27, 2014: Officials attend ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate reconstruction projects at the Nangarhar Public Health department.
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    JALALABAD, Aug 27, 2014: Children receive treatment at a hospital in eastern Nangarhar province.

    Health

    Several projects launched in Nangarhar, Wardak

    JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Work on a number of development projects of public welfare has been launched in eastern Nangarhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Children, women among 16 injured in blasts

    GARDEZ/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 15 civilians, including eight of a family, were injured in two separate bomb explosions in eastern Nangarhar and southeastern Paktia provinces on Wednesday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan army launches operation in Nuristan

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) launched a long-awaited operation in eastern Nuristan province to recapture Doab district from insurgents, military officials said Wednesday.