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    Group plotting to attack Senate speaker arrested

    KABUL(PAN): A four-member militant group, accused of plotting to attack the residence of Meshrano Jirga chairman, has been arrested in Kabul, an intelligence official said on Wednesday.



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    At least 48 insurgents killed in Nawa clashes

    GHAZNICITY(PAN): At least 48 insurgents have been killed in clashes with security forces over the past 48 hours during an ongoing operation to retake the Nawa district from militants in southern Gh



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    40 prisoners released from jails

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIMANA (PAN): In compliance with a presidential decree, authorities released 40 prisoners from jails in southern Ghazni and northern Faryab provinces on Wednesday, officials said.



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    Notorious rebel leader held in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban commander has been arrested by a joint Afghan and international security force in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Suicide car blast kills 13 in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (PAN): Thirteen people were killed and 21 others wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his explosives-packed car into a bus carrying police cadets in Jalalabad city, the capital of easte



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    700 militants killed in two months: Azimi

    KABUL(PAN): As many as 700 militants and 100 Afghan security personnel have been killed in violence-related incidents across the country over the past two months, the Ministry of Defence said on We



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    11 dead, 85 injured at protest in Takhar

    TALOQAN (PAN): Nearly a dozen people were killed and 85 others wounded when a protest demonstration over the deaths of four people in a NATO raid turned violent in northern Takhar province on Wedne