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    Herat man stones wife to death

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  A man stoned his wife to death on Saturday in the western Herat province for having an alleged extramarital affair, an official said.



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    NATO airstrike in Parwan kills 3 ALP personnel

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A NATO airstrike ‘mistakenly’ hit Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel during an ongoing operation against militants in central Parwan province, killing at least three of them, an official said on Saturday.



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    13 dead, several injured in fresh violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants and a civilian have been killed and 10 others wounded in separate security incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.



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    Efforts on to build close police-public liaison

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Efforts are ongoing to keep police from developing contacts with political parties or politicians and make the force develop coordination with the masses, an official said on Saturday.



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    5 ICRC workers kidnapped in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have kidnapped five employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in western Herat province, officials said on Saturday.



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    4 soldiers, 12 rebels killed in operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and seven militants have been killed in operations in southern provinces of the country during the last two days, the military said on Friday.



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    Kunar residents up in arms against militants

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Officials said on Friday that dozens of residents of Narai district in eastern Kunar province had formed a public uprising group to flush out rebels from their area, the governor said on Friday.



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    Doctors on strike against driver’s kidnapping

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Doctors at the government-run Shindand district hospital in western Herat province on Friday went on strike against the kidnapping of an ambulance driver.



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    8 civilians rescued from Taliban captivity

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eight civilians have been rescued from Taliban’s captivity in western Herat province, an official said on



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    Rebel leaders among 10 killed in drone strike

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Ten militants have been killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in eastern Kunar province, an official claimed on Friday.