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Defusing 5,000 bombs without a word of appreciation

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Mar 29, 2015 - 16:55
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): An Afghan soldier claims he has defused more than 5,000 landmines over the past five years but no government official has ever commended his job.
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8 police wounded in Takhar, Zabul attacks

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Mar 28, 2015 - 19:11
TALOQAN/QALAT (Pajhwok): Eight policemen were wounded in three different incidents in Takhar and Zabul provinces on Saturday, officials said.
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Police filling ISAF soldiers’ vacuum: MoI

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Dec 23, 2014 - 20:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday apart from financial aid, police also needed strong political support to emerge as professional and dedicated force.
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Weapons, explosives seized from home

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Dec 21, 2014 - 20:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security forces seized weapons and explosives during a raid on a home in the Musahi district of Kabul on Sunday. The raid involving police and National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel was conducted in Guldara area, the Kabul police headquarters said in a statement.
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3 policemen dead in Uruzgan explosions

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Dec 20, 2014 - 13:45
TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three police personnel have been killed in separate explosions in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Saturday.
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$25m to be spent on policewomen

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Dec 15, 2014 - 20:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US has pledged $25 million in aid to help Afghanistan strengthen its women's police force, an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) official said on Monday.
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Kabul police claim foiling terror attack

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Dec 15, 2014 - 11:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Foiling a possible terror atatck, security personnel have seized an explosives-laden car in the fifth police district of Kabul on Monday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.
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10 kidnapped police rescued in Badakhshan

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Dec 13, 2014 - 12:54
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten Public Order Police personnel, who were kidnapped by Taliban 45 days back, have been rescued during an operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.
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Kabul police chief seeks people’s help

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Dec 06, 2014 - 20:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Kabul police chief on Saturday sought cooperation from high-ranking government officials and citizens to bring security to the city.
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Rahimi named as new Kabul police chief

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Dec 04, 2014 - 11:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has notified again Gen. Mohammad Zahir’s appointment as crime branch chief and Abdul Rehman Rahimi as new Kabul police chief.
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4 ALP members among 17 killed

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Dec 03, 2014 - 16:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel, two women and a child and a dozen insurgents have been killed in separate incidents of violence across the country, officials said on Wednesday.
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Gen. Zahir quits as Kabul police chief

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Nov 30, 2014 - 19:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): In the wake of a sharp rise in terrorist attacks in the central capital, Lt. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir resigned as Kabul police chief on Sunday.
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Civilians suffer most in insurgents’ activities

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Nov 24, 2014 - 18:48
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.
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Post commander among 3 police killed in blast

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Nov 19, 2014 - 21:37
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A post commander was among three policemen killed in an overnight roadside bombing in southern Helmand province, where four insurgents had been arrested, officials said on Wednesday.
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Infighting leaves ALP commander dead

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Nov 18, 2014 - 15:44
KANDAHAR/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and a member were killed and four others wounded as a result of infighting in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Tuesday.
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14 rebels, 3 police killed in Helmand violence

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Nov 18, 2014 - 14:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Separate clashes killed three policemen and 14 rebels in southern Helmand province over the past 24 hours, an official said on Tuesday.
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Policeman claims defusing 6000 bombs

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Nov 15, 2014 - 21:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): A police official on Saturday said he had defused more than 6000 roadside bombs, a Taliban’s weapon of choice, in a period of seven years.
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Mafia groups want me dead: Gen. Zahir

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Nov 15, 2014 - 20:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police chief Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir said on Saturday that mafia groups were trying to kill him as initial investigation into last week’s suicide attack inside the police headquarters showed he was the target.
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Female police officers off to Turkey for training

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Nov 01, 2014 - 16:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan policewomen on Saturday left for Turkey to undergo a four-month training course. The officers would be trained in computer skills, administration, management, law-enforcement and driving.
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Military uniform sellers warned of arrest

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Oct 30, 2014 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police on Thursday warned illegal sellers of military uniform sellers would be detained and their shops closed down if they did not return such items within three days.
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