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    Sar-i-Pul residents ask rebels to reconcile

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province have urged the armed rebels to consider reconciliation with the new government in Kabul instead of continuing their armed resistance in order to achieve peace in the country.

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    Taliban gun down 3 passengers on Ghazni road

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected insurgents pulled seven people out of a passenger bus and shot three of them dead on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, an official said.

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    Delayed BSA has no impact on exit plan: Campbell

     WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The delay in signing of the bilateral security agreement (BSA) has no impact on the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, a top American military general based in Kabul said on Thursday.

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    Arrest warrants out for Kabul Bank defaulters

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney-General Office (AGO) on Thursday ordered the arrest of all 19 defaulters of the now defunct Kabul Bank. The defaulters were earlier released on bail.

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    17 insurgents killed in gunbattle, explosion

    SHIBERGHAN/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen insurgents, including a shadow district chief, were killed and 15 others wounded during a clash and an explosion in northern parts of the country, officials said on Thursday.

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    Rising militancy pesters Kapisa residents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of some areas of central Kapisa province complain insecurity is gradually escalating and creating numerous problems for civilians.

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    Taliban booby-trap Ghazni roads: Governor

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  The Taliban have planted landmines on the Kabul-Kandahar highway and a number other roads in southern Ghazni province, the governor alleged on Thursday.

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    Taliban claim of district’s fall rejected

    KAMDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday claimed capturing the Registan district of southern Kandahar province, but the authorities rejected the assertion as exaggerated.

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    NATO summit, polls a fiasco: Mullah Omar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s supreme leader on Thursday said the movement’s political office alone reserved the right to maintenance contact and relations with foreign and Afghan negotiators.

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    4 soldiers killed in fresh suicide attack on ANA bus

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were killed and eight others wounded in a fresh suicide attack in the capital Kabul on Thursday morning, an official said.