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    Police threaten to join forces with Taliban



    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of policemen staged a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament on Sunday, demanding the prompt payment of their six-month salaries.

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    Residents up against rebels in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of several areas in the Noorgal district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday climbed mountains to launch what they called an uprising against Taliban insurgents.

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    AIHRC welcomes rapist mullah’s imprisonment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) office in the northeast on Sunday welcomed a Kabul court’s verdict sentencing a mullah to 20 years in jail for raping an 11-year-old girl.

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    Jawzjan prisoners on hunger strike again

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A number of prisoners in the central jail of northern Jawzjan province have been on hunger strike since Saturday, with some having their lips stitched.

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    4 civilians dead, 8 injured in Maiwand bombings

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been killed in two separate roadside bombings in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

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    ANDMA official killed in Wardak blast

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): An Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) official was killed in a bomb explosion in central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday morning. 

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    20 militants killed in Khyber airstrikes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty insurgents were killed early on Sunday when Pakistan Army jets pounded their hideouts in in the semiautonomous tribal region of Khyber near the Afghanistan border, a media report said.

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    25 killed, many wounded in Farah clashes

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least 25 security personnel and insurgents have been killed and scores wounded during separate incidents in western Farah province, an official said on Saturday.

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    2 kidnapped ALP personnel found dead

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two local police personnel, who were abducted a day earlier from the Pushtrod district of western Farah province, were found dead on Saturday.      

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    Students rally against profane article

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of university students on Saturday rallied against a blasphemous article published in a Kabul-based newspaper, asking relevant organs to award harsh punishment to the perpetrators.