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    8 died in Ghazni roadside blast, accident

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least eight persons have been killed and two wounded in a bomb blast and traffic accident in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said.



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    4 kidnapped policemen killed in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Four public order policemen have been killed by militants in central Wardak province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Pakistani Taliban say no more extension in truce

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Criticising Islamabad for adopting “a mysterious silence” over peace talks, the Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they had decided not to extend the ceasefire.



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    Security men used for political gains: Khogyani

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The governor for central Maidan Wardak province on Wednesday said security forces should not be used for any political purposes because the whole nation had trust in them.



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    Hesarak clash leaves 18 dead: police

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four members of an uprising group and 10 militants were killed during an hours-long clash in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Taliban’s governor held; 11 dead in clashes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and nine militants were killed and a Taliban-designated governor for eastern Nangarhar province was captured during separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Drug being sold openly in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Local officials and residents on Wednesday said drugs were being openly sold in some shops in Maidan Shahar, the capital of central Maidan Wardak province.



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    Rebel killed by own bomb in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A militant has been killed when the bomb he was planting went off prematurely in Faizabad district of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said Wednesday.



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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.