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    3 children burnt to death in Greshk clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  A fire erupted inside a home during a clash between police and Taliban militants in the Greshk town of southern Helmand province, burning to death three children, an official said on Thursday.


    President accepts CJ’s resignation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday accepted the resignation of Chief Justice (CJ) Abdul Salam Azimi and awarded him the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Medal, the highest civil award in the country. 


    Security men among 12 dead in clashes

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least sex Afghan security personnel and as many militants have been killed during a clash in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Thursday.

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    NATO-led troops quit last base in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  Transferring their last base to Afghan counterparts, NATO-led foreign troops have pulled out from eastern Kunar province, the provincial police chief said on Thursday.


    Afghans thump Iran in U-16 Elite Cup duel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defending champions Afghanistan thumped Iran in their Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup match in Qatar, an official said on Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Firewood up, liquefied gas down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood jumped while rates of liquefied gas dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.

    Security and Crime

    9 Hazara men gunned down in Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine members of the minority Hazara community were gunned down Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southern Balochistan province, on Thursday morning.


    Abdullah seeks public support for security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday said public support to the government was necessary to ensure security and people’s confidence could be achieved with dispensation of justice.