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    Military uniform sellers warned of arrest

    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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    3 militants killed in Ghazni firefight

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants have been killed and eight others including two civilians and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) member wounded during a clash in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Police threaten to join forces with Taliban



    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of policemen staged a protest demonstration in front of the Parliament on Sunday, demanding the prompt payment of their six-month salaries.

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    Strength of policewomen to reach 10,000

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite sexual harassment and other cultural restrictions, better work environment and job opportunities would be created for policewomen, the Interior Ministry pledged on Monday.  

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    MoI welcomes decree on police reforms

    Kabul (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday welcomed a presidential decree that called for reforms in the police and making the force an independent and professional organ.

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    4 policemen wounded in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen were wounded in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.

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    11 police dead in Kunduz, Faryab attacks

    KUNDUZ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight local and three national policemen have been killed in terrorist attacks in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Afghan police trainees disappear in Washington

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two Afghan police officials, who were trained by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), have disappeared in Washington, an American news channel reported.

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    3 top Herat police officers replaced

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): In the wake of growing insecurity and people's complaints, the police chief and other high-ranking officials for western Herat province were replaced in on Thursday.

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    Insurgents capture 15 policemen in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban have captured 15 policemen from a check-post in the Chaharsadah district of western Ghor province, an official said on Sunday.