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    29 militants dead in security operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine militants have been killed in separate security operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) claimed on Friday.



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    Nuristan peace committee head shot dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The peace committee chief for eastern Nuristan province, Abdul Hakim Nuristani, was gunned down in the capital Kabul, a member of the panel said on Friday.



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    2 journalists among 3 gunned down in Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three people, including two journalists, were shot dead inside their office in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, on Thursday night.



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    18 rebels killed in south, centre

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgents have been killed and nine others injured during separate security incidents in southern Ghazni, Helmand and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.



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    UN urged to halt Israeli aggression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of citizens took to the street in Kabul on Thursday against Israeli aggression, urging the UN to halt the bombardment of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.



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    Doab district retaken from militants

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Thursday claimed retaking control of Doab district from Taliban after a military operation in eastern Nuristan province.



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    Khanabad cleared, 21 rebels eliminated

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces cleared of militants all villages in the Khanabad district of northwestern Kunduz province over the past 24 hours, killing 21 militants, police said on Thursday.



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    Policemen among 45 killed in Ghor battle

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Thirty-six armed rebels and nine policemen have been killed in a clash in western Ghor province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Judge among 10 dead in Farah violence

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A new spate of violence has left 10 people dead, including a local judge and five tribal leaders, in western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Campbell pledges good ties with Afghan forces

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new US and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) commander on Wednesday pledged maintaining good ties with Afghan forces and government, the Presidential Palace said.