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    Arrest warrants out for Kabul Bank defaulters

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney-General Office (AGO) on Thursday ordered the arrest of all 19 defaulters of the now defunct Kabul Bank. The defaulters were earlier released on bail.

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    17 insurgents killed in gunbattle, explosion

    SHIBERGHAN/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen insurgents, including a shadow district chief, were killed and 15 others wounded during a clash and an explosion in northern parts of the country, officials said on Thursday.

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    Rising militancy pesters Kapisa residents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of some areas of central Kapisa province complain insecurity is gradually escalating and creating numerous problems for civilians.

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    Taliban booby-trap Ghazni roads: Governor

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  The Taliban have planted landmines on the Kabul-Kandahar highway and a number other roads in southern Ghazni province, the governor alleged on Thursday.

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    Taliban claim of district’s fall rejected

    KAMDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday claimed capturing the Registan district of southern Kandahar province, but the authorities rejected the assertion as exaggerated.

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    NATO summit, polls a fiasco: Mullah Omar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s supreme leader on Thursday said the movement’s political office alone reserved the right to maintenance contact and relations with foreign and Afghan negotiators.

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    4 soldiers killed in fresh suicide attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were killed and eight others wounded in a fresh suicide attack in the capital Kabul on Thursday morning, an official said.

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    Magnetic bomb kills ALP commander in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was killed on Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his vehicle went off near the capital of central Logar province, officials said.

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    5 policemen killed in Maiwad bomb attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen were killed in a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.

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    4 policemen wounded in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen were wounded in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.