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    Policeman guns down public representative

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police have gunned down a provincial council member in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    4 NATO troops, 11 students among 17 killed

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four foreign troops and 11 Afghan students were killed during a suicide bombing in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Tuesday.



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    Sangin, Musa Kala get additional ALP force

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Following deteriorated security situation in southern Helmand province, the Ministry of Interior has increased in the strength of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in volatile Sangin and Musa Kala districts to ward off terror threats.



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    30 rebels, 2 soldiers dead in fresh clashes

    MAIDAN SHAHR/TARINKOT/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two security personnel and 30 insurgents were killed and score others wounded in latest violence related incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Monday.



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    Policeman kills 3 of his colleagues in Kandahar

    KANADAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman has gunned down three of his colleagues and left two others wounded at a security outpost in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.



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    Motasim seeks change in Taliban’s approach

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim said on Monday fighting against foreign forces has slowed down, asking the militants to change their approach toward security personnel and common Afghans.



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    Insurgents execute 28-year-old in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The Taliban have executed a man for allegedly killing two fighters in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, locals said on Monday.  



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    Children, police killed in rocket strike, blast

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Five children were killed and four others injured in a rocket strike in northern Kunduz province while five policemen died in a roadside bombing in northwestern Badghis province, officials said Monday.



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    State-run varsities to stay shut till Aug. 2

    KABUL (Pajhwok): All state-run universities would remain shut till August 2, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) announced on Monday.



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    Would-be suicide bombers killed in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Three suspected suicide bombers were killed during a police raid in the Shar-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Monday, an official said.