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    EU committed to fight violence against women

    KABUL (PAJHWOK): On the eve of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the European Union (EU) in Afghanistan and its Police Mission (EUPOL) remained strongly committed to fighting violence encountered by Afghan women and girls.

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    Blast in Kabul; no casualties reported

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A hand grenade blast took place in the 10th police district in the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan locality of capital Kabul on Tuesday but caused no casualties, deputy spokesman Ministry of Interior said.

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    Policemen among 6 killed in Helmand, Logar

    LASHKARGAH/ PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead prosecutor of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Lashkargah, the provincial capital of southern Helmand, an official said Tuesday.


    UN Security Council condemns Paktika attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN Security Council on Monday condemned the terrorist attack in Paktika reiterating that no terrorist act can reverse the path towards Afghan-led peace, democracy and stability in the country.


    President Ghani leaves for Kathmandu

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani left on Tuesday for Kathmandu where he will attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit commencing tomorrow.

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    7 ANA commandos injured in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least seven Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos were wounded on Tuesday when a magnetic bomb fixed to their vehicle exploded in the capital Kabul, police said.

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    Civilians suffer most in insurgents’ activities

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.

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    8 dead, 15 injured in Kunduz landmine blast

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people, including two female seminary students, were killed and 15 others wounded on Monday afternoon when a bomb blast ripped through a crowded market in northern Kunduz province, police said.

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    World must help dismantle terror havens: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.