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    5 rapists due to walk to the gallows on Wednesday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Ministry of Interior (MoI) official on Tuesday said five of the seven men convicted in the Paghman gang rape case were due to be sent to the gallows tomorrow (Wednesday).



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    Imam along with her mother killed in Paktika blast

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): A prayer leader and his mother have been killed in a bomb blast in southern Paktika province, an official said Tuesday.



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    Striking prisoners to talk only to Kabul delegation

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): As their hunger strike entered a sixth day on Monday, prisoners at the central jail in western Herat province said they would only talk to an authorised delegation from Kabul to meet their demands.



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    NATO exit leaves Arghandab struggling

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Despite improved security, work on reconstruction projects has been halted in the Arghandab of southern Kandahar province after foreign troops’ withdrawal.



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    3 civilians injured in Kunduz City blast

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three civilians were injured on Monday when a bomb blast ripped through an Afghan National Army pick-up vehicle in the capital of northern Kunduz province, police said.



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    Policeman, child dead in Zabul gun attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban militants opened fire at police in the main bazaar of the Shah Joy district of southern Zabul province, killing one policeman and a child, an official said on Sunday.



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    Tweet locates Taliban’s spokesman in Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A tweet by the Taliban's spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighboring Pakistan, media reports said on Saturday.



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    Sar-i-Pul residents ask rebels to reconcile

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province have urged the armed rebels to consider reconciliation with the new government in Kabul instead of continuing their armed resistance in order to achieve peace in the country.



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    Taliban gun down 3 passengers on Ghazni road

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected insurgents pulled seven people out of a passenger bus and shot three of them dead on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Delayed BSA has no impact on exit plan: Campbell

     WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The delay in signing of the bilateral security agreement (BSA) has no impact on the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, a top American military general based in Kabul said on Thursday.