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    Security men used for political gains: Khogyani

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The governor for central Maidan Wardak province on Wednesday said security forces should not be used for any political purposes because the whole nation had trust in them.

    Security and Crime

    Ludin praises security forces’ role

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday praised Afghan National Army (ANA) and police for maintaining tight security and protecting voters on Election Day.


    Foreigners give aid to serve own interests: Ludin

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nangarhar Governor Attaullah Ludin on Tuesday said foreign nationals gave aid to Afghanistan on serving their own interests.


    Security organs asked to check deforestation

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi on Tuesday asked security organs to play an effective role in stopping deforestation in southeastern Khost province.


    Logar mayor sells green belts, footpaths

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Logar mayor has unlawfully sold government-owned land, including green belts and pedestrian ways, in Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital, authorities said on Saturday.


    Search for missing soldiers stepped up

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Kunar Governor Shujaul Mulk Jalala on Monday said a search operation had been accelerated to recover missing Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers.


    Protestors want Takhar governor sacked

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Thousands of protestors on Saturday took to the street in northern Takhar province, demanding the immediate removal of the governor and his deputy.

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    Khogyani hopes for fair polls in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Thirty-seven polling sites previously considered insecure have been protected as a result of operations by security forces in Maidan Wardak province, local officials said on Sunday.   


    Nuristani denies complicity in wheat theft

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The unseated Nuristan governor on Tuesday rejected allegations of his involvement in theft of wheat aid to the deserving people.

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    Taliban-designated governor detained

    KANDAHAR/KABUL (PAN): A Taliban-designated governor for central Zabul province was detained along with 19 rebels in two separate operations by Afghan soldiers, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday.