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    No joint communiqué after Wales summit: NATO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO senior civilian representative in Afghanistan said the alliance would not issue a joint communiqué on Afghanistan at the end of the Wales summit scheduled to be kicked off from September 4.

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    HIA commander killed in Baghlan clash

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three fighters, including a leading commander of Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), have been killed and four others wounded in a clash with police in northern Baghlan province, an official said Monday.

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    5 policemen killed in Uruzgan violence

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five local police were killed in two separate incidents in central Uruzgan province, an official said Sunday.

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    Commander among 5 rebels killed in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three Taliban bomb-making experts, including a commander, were killed in a blast caused by their own explosives while two others insurgents were killed separately during a clash with police in northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said Sunday.

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    8 rebels killed in Kunduz offensive

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight militants were killed and six others wounded during a military offensive in the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.

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    Taliban claim killing 11 foes in Farah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Sunday claimed responsibility for the killing of eleven labourers a day earlier in western Farah province, saying the slain individuals were members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force.

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    Civilians, 3 ALP officials killed in Logar blast

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two civilians and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials have been killed in an explosion in the central Logar province, and official said Sunday.