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    158 rebels killed in Dur Baba offensive

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A clearing operation was wrapped up on Saturday in the Durbaba district of eastern Nangarhar province after the elimination of 158 insurgents, an official said.


    Woman among a dozen killed in separate incidents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three women and nine militants have been killed during separate incidents of violence in Nangarhar, Zabul and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Saturday.

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    Nearly 100 killed in Nangarhar, Uruzgan clashes

    JALALABAD/TIRINKOT (Pajhwok):  Dozens of insurgents, mostly Pakistanis, have been killed during separate security operations in eastern Nangarhar and central Uruzgan provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Protestors seek power connections

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  A number of residents on Wednesday protested against the electricity department in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, demanding power connections.

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    Policemen among 16 killed in Nangarhar, Kapisa

    JALAABAD/MEHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): More than 10 armed rebels and at least six security personnel have lost lives in the latest spate of violence in eastern Nangarhar and central Kapisa provinces, officials said on Tuesday.


    Haska Mina clinics face dearth of medicines

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Health clinics in the Haska Mina district have no medicine even for first medical aid, an issue ignored by the provincial authorities concerned, residents complained on Sunday.


    Japan to build canal, waterhead in Behsud

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A contract was signed on Saturday with a Japanese aid group on the construction of a canal and a waterhead in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.


    Tougher punishment sought for Pak reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prosecutors have reportedly sought tougher punishment for a Pakistani reporter who was detained by Afghan security officials in eastern Nangarhar province in April this year.

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    Torkham blasts: 2 Pakistanis detained

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The authorities have detained two Pakistani nationals on suspicion of involvement in overnight explosions that gutted several supply vehicles in the border town of Torkahm in eastern Nangarhar province, a military official said on Tuesday.


    Civil society stresses end to poll deadlock

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province have asked the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) to demonstrate neutrality and put a quick end to the election deadlock.