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    Business & Economics,Migration

    Edible items distributed to NWA refugees

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): Officials in southeastern Paktika province on Thursday distributed edible items to refugees from the North Waziristan Agency of Pakistan. The families have been displaced by a military operation in the region.



    Governance

    Ghani again rules out coalition govt

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Leading presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday once again ruled out a coalition government with his rival Abdullah Adullah, saying he would not strike any deal over people’s votes.



    Security and Crime

    2 presidential guards injured in Paktia attack

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two people were injured as a security convoy of President Hamid Karzai came under rebel attack in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    MoD revises blast toll: 42 dead, 67 wounded

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday said 42 people were killed and 67 others wounded in Tuesday’s suicide bombing in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province.



    Security and Crime

    89 dead in Orgun market bombing

    SHARAN/KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 90 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded in a powerful explosion in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province on Tuesday, officials said.



    Migration

    Assistance to Waziristan refugees pledged

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Paktia province on Friday promised humanitarian assistance would be extended to refugees from Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region, where a military offensive has been underway.



    Security and Crime

    Urgun crime branch chief killed in suicide attack

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The crime branch chief of the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province was killed in a suicide attack, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Police officer killed in suicide attack

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): A police officer was killed in a suicide bombing in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday evening.



    Security and Crime

    Doctor, 2 civilians found dead in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The bodies of a doctor and two civilians shot dead by militants were found in a deserted area on Wednesday in southeastern Paktika province, an official said.



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    Son axes to death elderly father in Paktika

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): Police and residents have launched a manhunt for a young man who axed his elderly father to death in the Omni district of southeastern Paktika province.