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    Taliban leader among 12 killed in airstrike

    LASHKARGAH/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): At least 12 militants including a Taliban-designated district chief have been killed during an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Punjabi militants leading Sangin battle

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A video clip received by Pajhwok Afghan News shows Urdu-speaking Pakistani militants leading the battle for the Sangin district in southern Helmand province.



    Media Releases

    The EU condemns yesterday's insider attack and offers condolences to the victims

                  Kabul, 6 August 2014 The EU condemns yesterday's insider attack and offers condolences to the victims



    KABUL, Aug 04, 2014: Omar Daudzai, interior minister, attends inauguration ceremony of introduction of newly published Attorney General's books in Kabul.
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    Media Releases

    EU calls on presidential candidates to reassure Afghan public of their willingness to accept the election result

    The election result must be respected by both presidential candidates regardless of the
    outcome. The Afghan people need this reassurance now, says EU Ambassador Mellbin.
    Kabul, 6 August 2014



    KABUL, Jul 24, 2014: Mujeeb Khalwatgar, chief executive of Nai, an organization supports free media in Afghanistan, addresses a press conference in Kabul.
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