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    Samar calls for action over CIA torture

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing concern about the killing of civilians and torture of detainees, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) chairperson on Sunday asked the United States to bring the perpetrators to justice.



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    8 rebels dead in clashes with villagers

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Backed by dozens of Pakistani rebels, Taliban are fighting against residents of Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, the police chief said on Sunday.



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    Woman dead in Kunduz rocket strike

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A woman was killed and four others, including two children, were wounded as a result of a rocket attack in northeastern Kunduz province, an official said Sunday.



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    Muslim Dost denies being ISIS emir

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan journalist, writer and religious scholar Maulvi Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost on Sunday confirmed allegiance to ISIS, but said he had not been appointed as Emir of Khurasan by the group.



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    Experts blame govt for insecurity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts on Sunday blamed the unity government for deteriorated security due to disagreements among senior officials on a number of issues, which gave remarkable rise to bombings and suicide attacks in the country.



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    Baghlan blast leaves 2 children dead

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least two children were killed and a third wounded on Sunday when an unexploded device went off in the Khinjan district of northern Baghlan province, an official said.



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    9 students injured in Behsud school blast

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nine students were wounded on Sunday when a bomb exploded in front of a school in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official and eyewitness said.



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    15 militants killed in Kunduz clash

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen insurgents and a supporter of Afghan Local Police (ALP) were killed during a clash with police in northern Kunduz province on Saturday, and official said.