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    Marine who abused Taliban corpses dies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An American soldier, who insulted the Taliban’s bodies in 2011, has died at his residence in Jacksonville, a news report said.

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    2 district officials among 6 killed in Faryab, Laghman

    MAIMANA/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two district officials, including a prosecutor and a crime branch chief, were killed by militants in Khan Cheragh district of northwestern Faryab province while three Afghan Local Police (ALP) died in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said Thursday.

    KABUL, Aug 12, 2014: Robbers pose for media at the primary court’s open session in Kabul.
    Five robbers sentenced to 16 years in prison by the court on charges of armed robbery.

    KABUL, Aug 12, 2014: Dar Mohammad who was sentenced to death by primary court of fourth zone, addresses journalist during open court session in Kabul.

    KABUL, Aug 12, 2014: A cricket player with disabilities attends opening ceremony of People with Disabilities regional T20 tournament in Kabul.
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    SUMANGAN, Aug 11, 2014: Children enjoy swimming in a swimming pool in northern Sumangan province.

    KABUL, Aug 10, 2014: Provincial council failed candidates stage protest against the Independent Election Commission (IEC), in Kabul.


    No justice for civilians killed by NATO: AI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A New York-based human rights watchdog on Monday said the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed by US/NATO forces had been left without justice.

    KABUL, Aug 09, 2014: Lt. Gen. Crasten  Jacobson, deputy commander of ISAF during a press conference in Kabul.