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    4 wedding guests killed, 20 wounded

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): At least four people were killed and 20 others injured when unidentified people lobbed a hand grenade at a wedding party in northern Balkh province, an official said Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    2 civilians shot dead by ISAF soldiers

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign troops killed two civilians in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official claimed.

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    Kabul police chief seeks people’s help

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Kabul police chief on Saturday sought cooperation from high-ranking government officials and citizens to bring security to the city.

    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Kabul Bank case verdict being enforced: AG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Kabul Bank embezzlement case has started, the Attorney General Office (AGO) said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    US to keep 10,800 troops in Afghanistan: Hagel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday said that Washington would keep 1,000 more troops than the originally planned number in the first few months of 2015 in Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    2 ANA soldiers killed in Kunar explosion

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and as many wounded as a result of an explosion in eastern Kunar province on Saturday, an official said.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Teachers’ salaries end up in Taliban pockets

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and residents of Shajoy district of southern Zabul province claimed ended up in Taliban pockets to keep their insurgency flourish.

    Security and Crime

    Militants gun down teacher in Logar

    UL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a teacher of the Daudkhel School in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province, on Saturday, an official said.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Insecurity threatens port revenue

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): If the fate of 16 kidnapped employees of Sher Khan Port in northern Kunduz province remains unknown, its income would be affected negatively, officials warned on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Khost blast leaves policeman dead

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and two others were wounded in a bomb blast in southeastern Khost province on Saturday, an official said.