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    Taliban commander killed in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban commander has been killed and his two associates wounded in a clash with Afghan forces in northwestern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Police officer who shot female MP detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A security official, who shot and injured a female lawmaker in the capital Kabul last night, has been arrested, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday.



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    Mother killed with 2 children in Khost airstrike

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A mother and her two children were killed and her spouse injured during an overnight NATO airstrike in the Nader Shah Kot district of southeastern Khost province, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.



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    Deputy public works minister kidnapped

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen abducted the deputy public works minister on Tuesday when he was on his way from home to office in the Khair Khana neighbourhood of Kabul city, officials said.



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    2 killed, 9 injured in Khost blast

    KHOST CTY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and nine others wounded in a bomb explosion targeting a traffic police vehicle in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Monday, officials said.



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    NATO convoy attacked; Afghan forces kill 2 Pakistanis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunmen attacked a convoy of vehicles with NATO supplies near the Torkham border crossing in Pakistan’s lawless tribal region of Khyber on Monday, injuring two people.



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    NDS claims arresting suicide bomber

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Secuirty (NDS) on Monday claimed arresting a would-be suicide bomber in central Uruzgan province on Monday.



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    Rivalry among influential empowers Taliban

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Serious differences among some powerful individuals have paved the ground for militants to expand their activities in Kohistan district of northwester Faryab province, an official said.



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    Taliban execute 6 workers in captivity

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Taliban killed four construction workers and two government employees they had kidnapped earlier, officials in southern Kandahar province said on Monday.



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    Would-be bomber among 7 militants killed

    KUNDUZ CITY, MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, have been killed in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces in different incidents, security officials said Monday.