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    Strength of policewomen to reach 10,000

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite sexual harassment and other cultural restrictions, better work environment and job opportunities would be created for policewomen, the Interior Ministry pledged on Monday.  



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    9 militants lay down arms in Kunar

    ASSADABAD (Pajhwok): A nine-member group of rebels has laid down arms, joining the peace process in eastern Kunar province, a senior official said on Monday.



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    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least six militants including a commander have been killed in separate clashes in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.



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    Herat blind rally against govt apathy

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Scores of blind people staged protest in western Herat province on Sunday, asking the government to give more attention to resolving their problems.



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    Bank defaulters out on bail to be arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul police chief on Sunday said 19 of the convicts in the big-time Kabul Bank fraud case would be arrested despite being granted bail.



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    Taliban infighting claims 12 lives in Ghor

    FEROZ KOH (Pajhwok): Following an ex-jihadi commander’s assassination, infighting among Taliban has claimed a dozen lives in western Ghor province, officials said on Sunday.



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    A-Qaeda leader killed in Nangerhar raid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An important Al-Qaeda leader has been killed in an air raid in eastern Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed on Sunday.



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    Soldiers among 9 killed in Charkh fighting

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Authorities in central Logar province on Sunday confirmed the death of four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and five rebels in coordinated attacks on security posts.



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    24 killed in fresh wave of violence

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed in a suicide attack in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province while five Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel and 17 militants lost their lives in separate security incidents, an official said on Sunday.



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    Kunduz bigwigs refuse to pay power bills

    KUNDUZ CITY: Government offices and powerful people in norther Kunduz province do not pay electricity bills, an official alleged on Saturday