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    NYT reporter gets 24 hours to leave

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General Office (AGO) on Wednesday asked the New York Times (NYT) reporter to leave Afghanistan within 24 hours, saying his entry into the country had been banned.



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    ISAF soldier succumbs to wounds

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died of wounds as a result of an attack in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.



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    Shepherd killed, 4 hurt in Jawzjan blasts

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and four others, including two children, were injured in two separate explosions in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    5 policemen detained for taking bribes

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and two wounded in a rocket attack in the Pushtrod district of western Farah province on Wednesday, an official said.



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    Heavy fighting cuts off Doab district

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Fierce clashes between security forces and militants in eastern Nuristan have cut off Doab district from the rest of the province on Wednesday, an official said.



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    Foreigner stabbed to death in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A foreign national died after being stabbed by unidentified men in the 10th police district of Kabul on Wednesday, an official said.



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    6 ANA solders, 4 rebels killed in violence

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four insurgents have been killed and five others, including students, wounded in different security incidents in central Maidan Wardak and eastern Kunar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



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    PC candidate allegedly held with drugs

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three people, including a leading provincial council runner, have been detained with 300 kilograms of drugs in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Abdullah representative stabs 4 election workers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers were attacked with knives by a representative of presidential runners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Foreign spies fuelling unrest in Herat: Governor

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of western Herat province on Tuesday accused intelligence agencies of neighbouring countries of fuelling unrest and insecurity in the province.