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    Truckers allege extortion on highway

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Truck drivers allege police coerce them into paying illegal money at several locations on the highway between the Torkham dry port and Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province.



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    Local group expels Taliban from Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A key Taliban stronghold in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province has been cleared by pro-government fighters, a local official said on Tuesday.



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    ANA loses 950 soldiers in six months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed on Tuesday some 6,853 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have lost lives during the past 11 years.



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    3 Marja policemen gunned down by guest

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed in an attack by their guest at a checkpoint in the Marja district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday morning.



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    4 soldiers killed, 12 wounded in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and a dozen others wounded in a bomb attack on their bus in Kabul on Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.



    Women,Security and Crime

    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.