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    Foreign militants among 14 killed in airstrikes

    PUL-I-ALAM/QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): At least 15 Taliban, including six fighters of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), have been killed in clashes and drone strikes in central Logar and eastern Kunar provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    KABUL, Aug 21, 2014: Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, presidential candidate, addresses a gathering in Kabul.
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    KABUL, Aug 21, 2014: Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, presidential candidate, in a gathering with his supporters in Kabul.
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    KABUL, Aug 20, 2014: Doctors attend the Afghanistan Eye Doctors' Society on 10th Annual Congress and Scientific Conference in Kabul.
    PAJHWOK/Fiaz Omari

    KABUL, Aug 20, 2014: Eyes medial equipments are being displayed during the Afghanistan Eye Doctors' Society.  
    PAJHWOK/Fiaz Omari

    KABUL, Aug 20, 2014: Officials of Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Live Stock and foreign officials attend a one-day seminar “10 years of Soy Industry Development in Afghanistan”.

    KABUL, Aug 20, 2014: Sima Samar, head of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), addresses a conference in connection of Bacha Bazi," or "boy play" in Kabul.
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    KABUL, Aug 19, 2014: Competitors of marathon race in Kabul on the occasion of 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan.
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    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped ICRC staff members released

    KABUL (Pajhwok): All five staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), abducted on August 14 in western Herat province, have been released unharmed, officials said on Thursday.



    Governance

    EU gives $95m to finance police salaries

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union announced on Wednesday its latest contribution to the Afghan National Police of $95 million to enable the government to continue to pay police officers and uniformed personnel of the Central Prison Department.