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    Thousands attend slain Shiite cleric’s funeral

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of people, attending funeral prayers for a slain prominent religious figure in western Herat province, on Saturday asked the government to arrest the assassins.



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    35 rebels killed in Laghman, Kunar clashes

    MEHTARLAM/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-five militants and two policemen have been killed during separate incidents in eastern Laghman and Kunar provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    Taliban kills 2 tribal elders in Paktia

    GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Two tribal elders have been killed after they were taken hostage by Taliban militants in southern Paktia province, official said Saturday.



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    An ISAF service member killed in north

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Saturday announced its service member was killed in an insurgents’ attack in eastern Afghanistan.



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    4 civilians killed in Nangarhar incidents

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed during two separate incidents of violence in eastern  Nangarhar province on Friday, officials said.



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    3 NATO soldiers injured in Parwan suicide attack

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Three foreign troops were injured in a suicide attack in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Friday afternoon, the district chief said.



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    Former HIA commander shot dead in Batikot

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents shot dead a former Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) commander in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.



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    Zabul provincial council candidate shot injured

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban insurgents shot injured a provincial council candidate in the Shinkai district of southern Zabul province, police said on Friday.



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    6 rebels, 3 security men killed in Kunar clash

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six militants and three security personnel were killed during an overnight clash in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Friday.



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    Bulgarian troops to take part in new NATO mission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than one hundred troops from Bulgaria will provide security for the airport in southern Kandahar province as part of NATO’s new non-combat mission in Afghanistan post-2014.