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    “Zero option” can be unfortunate outcome

    BRUSSELS (PAN): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Wednesday stressed the so-called “zero option” was not their planning basis because it could be the unfortunate outcome of decisions or non-decisions in Afghanistan.

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    Suicide car bomber targets ISAF convoy

    FARAH CITY (PAN):  Two civilians were killed and five others wounded during a suicide attack attack in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province, officials said on Saturday.

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    Militants killed, IEDs cleared in east

    KABUL (PAN): Two insurgents were killed and three improvised explosive devices cleared during an operation by Afghan and coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan, the US military said on Monday.

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    Trilateral meeting resolves to counter IED threat

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan National Army (ANA), International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Pakistan Army officials on Monday discussed ways of countering the improvised explosive device (IED) threat.

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    ISAF soldier dead in IED attack

    KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier died in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the alliance said on Thursday.

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    Fighters killed by own bombs, banned fertiliser seized

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Three militants were killed when the roadside bombs they were planted exploded prematurely in southern Kandahar province, an official said.


    Views on media law submitted to ministry

    KABUL (PAN): A media-support organisation on Sunday submitted journalists’ suggestions for amending a draft mass media law to the Ministry of Information and Culture, officials said.

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    2 ISAF soldiers die in east

    KABUL (PAN): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers died in a roadside bombing in the eastern part of Afghanistan, the alliance said on Thursday.

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    20 injured in Farah explosion

    FARAH (PAN): Twenty people were injured as a result of a bomb explosion in western Farah province on Thursday, officials said.


    20 midwives complete training in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): Twenty midwives were awarded certificates on completing a two years training programme in southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday, an official said.