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    Protest staged at US Embassy in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Around a dozen protesters held a rally on Saturday in Kabul denouncing the US Embassy decision for what they alleged the rejection of their visas applications.



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    Pakistani airstrike leaves 15 injured in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A Pakistani airstrike injured 15 people, including women and children, on the outskirts of Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost province, near the Durand Line, officials said on Saturday.



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    Newly-wed couple among 13 killed in accidents

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than a dozen people, including a newly-married couple, have been killed and nine others injured during separate accidents in northern Samangan province, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Doab operation ends with killing of 28 rebels

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday said that the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province has been completely brought under government’s control as a result of a joint operation that left 28 insurgents dead.



    Security and Crime

    Hundreds of militants pushed back in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces pushed back hundreds of militants after they launched coordinated attacks on their posts in Khanshin and Garamsir districts of southern Helmand province, the governor said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Peace Council behind Al-Qaeda man release: Police

     

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council.



    Security and Crime

    10 labourers gunned down in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead 10 labourers and injured five others in the Pusht-i-Koh district of western Farah province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    11 dead in Jalalabad spy office attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people, including five heavily armed insurgents who stormed the spy service headquarters in this eastern city of Jalalabad early on Saturday morning, were killed during a five-hour standoff.