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    4 ALP members among 17 killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel, two women and a child and a dozen insurgents have been killed in separate incidents of violence across the country, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Afghanistan’s ranking in graft index improves

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2014 has improved with the Transparency International (TI) that hoped in its latest report Kabul would intensify efforts to combat the menace.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    UNAMA help sought for Kandahar development

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Members of Provincial Council (PC) and tribal elders of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday asked United Nation Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to help ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    Panjsher Weekly editor to be freed

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) on Tuesday said Panjsher Weekly Editor-in-Chief, detained on charges of publishing anti-Islam contents, would be released soon.



    Security and Crime

    Police accused of beating up elders

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Pashtunkot district elders in northwestern Faryab province on Tuesday blamed armed men for roughing them, with a woman accusing border policemen of trying to rape her.



    Security and Crime

    Nimroz rebel group joins peace process

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A 10-member insurgent group on Tuesday joined the government initiated peace process in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    6 soldiers, 1 insugent killed in Badghis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Clashes between security forces and Taliban in the Bala Murghab district of northeastern Badghis province left six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and one militant dead, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Several Pakistani rebels killed in Shorab fighting

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight soldiers and more than 20 militants have been killed in fighting at the Shorab military base in southern Helmand province, an Afghan National Army (ANA) commander said on Tuesday.  



    Security and Crime

    ANA vehicle recovered; 2 militants killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Security personnel have recovered an Afghan National Army (ANA) Ranger pickup from militants in western Farah province, officials said on Monday.