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    Teacher commits suicide, mother kills baby

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A schoolteacher has committed suicide in the Kohistan-1 district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Baghlanis, Ghoris rally against governors

    FIROZKOH/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people in western Ghor and northern Baghlan provinces on Tuesday protested against their respective governors.



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    Landikotal explosions leave 5 dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five people were killed on Tuesday in two back-to-back explosions in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber, bordering Afghanistan.



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    Residents harassed at Kabul police check-posts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents on Monday complained they were harassed at police check-posts as part of security measures to prevent any untoward incident during Ashura processions in the central capital Kabul



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    4 rebels including a commander killed

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four insurgents, including a commander, were killed in a clash with security personnel in western Faryab province on Monday, an official said.



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    Taliban’s district chief killed along with 7 others

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A shadow district chief was killed along with seven other fighters during a security operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday. 



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    4 civilians dead, 23 injured in Gardez blast

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and 23 others injured on Monday when a bomb blast ripped through a marketplace in the capital of southeastern Paktia province, police said.



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    3 Taliban killed, 8 injured in clashes

    LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Taliban insurgents were killed and eight others wounded during clashes with security forces in Helmand and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    Logar orchard owners looking for buyers

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Orchard owners in the Charkh district of central Logar province say buyers could not visit them due to insecurity and they themselves lack facilities to transport their harvests to the market.