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    President, CEO, others condemn Peshawar attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and others strongly condemned a Taliban attack on a Peshawar-based school.



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    13 militants killed in Herat commando action

    HERAT CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  More than a dozen insurgents have been killed during an operation by Afghan National Army’s Commando Unit in the Shindand district of western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Senators call for ban on pillion riding

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In an attempt to control the security situation, the Meshrano Jirga -- upper house -- on Tuesday called for a ban on pillion riding in Kabul and provincial capital.



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    18 rebels dead in Nangarhar, Ghazni offensives

    JALALABAD/GHAZNI (PAJHWOK): At least five insurgents were killed and 11 others wounded during a clash in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    30 houses torched as Dangam clashes rage

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): As fierce clashes continued, armed insurgents on Tuesday set alight 30 houses of uprising members in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, officials and residents said.



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    141 dead as Peshawar school siege ends

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 140 people, including 132 children, were killed on Tuesday when the Taliban stormed an army-run school in northwestern Pakistan. The siege was over, with authorities sweeping the Warsak Road area in Peshawar.



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    $25m to be spent on policewomen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US has pledged $25 million in aid to help Afghanistan strengthen its women's police force, an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) official said on Monday.



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    54 suspected rebels detained in Kabul raids

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-four suspects have been arrested during a search operation in capital Kabul, an official said on Monday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    69 detained for grabbing govt land

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested 69 individuals accused of encroaching on government’s properties during an operation in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, the district chief said on Monday.



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    8 injured as motorcycle bomb goes off

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A bomb-rigged motorcycle exploded in a bazaar in northern Baghlan province on Monday afternoon, injuring two civilians and six policemen, including a senior officer.