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    Rebel commander dead in Wardak clash

    KABUL(PAN): A Taliban commander was killed during a clash with police in the central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Thursday.

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    Two ISAF soldiers killed in militant attacks

    KABUL (PAN): Two foreign soldiers were killed in separate insurgent attacks in Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Thursday.

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    Journalist freed after four months in NDS custody

    KABUL (PAN): An Afghan journalist, detained by intelligence operatives in central Kapisa province four months back, was released in Kabul on Wednesday.

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    Blast injures children in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR(PAN): Four children were injured in a home-made bomb explosion late Wednesday in the Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.

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    6 policemen killed in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Six policemen were killed in two separate blasts in southern Zabul province on Wednesday, officials said.

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    Suicide attacker shot dead in Spin Boldak

    KANDAHAR (PAN): Police shot a suspected suicide bomber causing his explosives to detonate in Spin Boldak town in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.

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    Journalists condemn assault on colleague

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan journalists condemned on Wednesday an attack on one of their colleagues and asked the government to bring the assailants to justice as soon as possible.

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    Bodies of 4 abducted drivers found in Khyber

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The bodies of four drivers of a convoy of trucks carrying logistic supplies for NATO-led forces in Afghanistan were found on Wednesday in Pakistan's lawless tribal region of Kh

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    172 kilograms of chemicals seized in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two people were detained on charges of trafficking 172 kilograms of chemicals using in making heroin in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Wednes

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    14 civilians killed in Paktika, Herat

    SHARAN/ HERAT CITY (PAN): Fourteen people have been killed and as many injured in two separate accidents in southeastern Paktika and western Herat provinces, officials said on Wednesday.