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    Security and Crime

    Police aiding timber smugglers: Governor

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police are not cooperating with the administration of eastern Kunar province in preventing timber smuggling, the acting governor alleged on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Residents up against rebels in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of several areas in the Noorgal district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday climbed mountains to launch what they called an uprising against Taliban insurgents.

    Security and Crime

    Rebels have no excuse to fight on: Kunaris

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Happy over foreign troops’ withdrawal from eastern Kunar province, residents on Thursday said the insurgents were left with no excuse to continue fighting.

    Security and Crime

    NATO-led troops quit last base in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  Transferring their last base to Afghan counterparts, NATO-led foreign troops have pulled out from eastern Kunar province, the provincial police chief said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    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.


    Kunar elders announce support to new govt

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and religious scholars on Saturday held a gathering in eastern Kunar province, announcing their support to the new government.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistan slows down shelling after BSA signing

     ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday said Pakistan has slowed down rocket shelling into eastern Kunar province but has not stopped yet.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Taliban kill students on spying charges

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed rebels have killed two students in eastern Kunar province on charges of spying on them, an official said on Saturday.


    Kunaris want poll results announced forthwith

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Businessmen and common people in eastern Kunar province have urged the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce final results from the June presidential runoff election at the earliest.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Kunar head-on collision claims 4 lives

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four people were killed in a head-on collision in the Sarkano district of eastern Kunar province on Monday, the police chief said.