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    Rising militancy pesters Kapisa residents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of some areas of central Kapisa province complain insecurity is gradually escalating and creating numerous problems for civilians.



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    Taliban booby-trap Ghazni roads: Governor

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  The Taliban have planted landmines on the Kabul-Kandahar highway and a number other roads in southern Ghazni province, the governor alleged on Thursday.



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    Taliban claim of district’s fall rejected

    KAMDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday claimed capturing the Registan district of southern Kandahar province, but the authorities rejected the assertion as exaggerated.



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    NATO summit, polls a fiasco: Mullah Omar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s supreme leader on Thursday said the movement’s political office alone reserved the right to maintenance contact and relations with foreign and Afghan negotiators.



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    4 soldiers killed in fresh suicide attack on ANA bus

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were killed and eight others wounded in a fresh suicide attack in the capital Kabul on Thursday morning, an official said.



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    Magnetic bomb kills ALP commander in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was killed on Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his vehicle went off near the capital of central Logar province, officials said.



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    5 policemen killed in Maiwad bomb attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen were killed in a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.



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    4 policemen wounded in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen were wounded in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.



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    7 killed, 21 wounded in Kabul suicide attacks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least seven security personnel were killed and more than 20 others wounded in two separate suicide attacks in Kabul on Wednesday, a day after the signing of a security pact with the United States.



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    45 rebels killed in Helmand, Taliban refute

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  Dozens of militants have been killed during airstrikes in the Sangin and Kajaki districts of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday, a claim the insurgents dismissed.