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    Militants execute Ghor ALP commander

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was executed publicly after being captured by Taliban in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province, an official said Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    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.



    Security and Crime,Features

    Ex-Taliban trade rifles for carpet looms

    Not so long ago, Qari Sayed Omar was on the run in the mountains of Kunduz province, strapped with an assault rifle.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban shadow district chief killed in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief for Narang of eastern Kunar province has been killed along with an accomplice, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban leader killed along with 2 aliens

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief has been killed along with two foreign militants during an airstrike in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban-designated governor among 14 killed

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated governor was killed along with 14 associates in the Jurm district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Key Pakistani rebel commander detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani security forces detained top Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Adnan Rashid in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan Agency (SWA), media reports said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Security forces retake Chaharsada district

    FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces have regained control of Chaharsada district in western Ghor province from militants after killing nine rebels, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Insurgents execute 28-year-old in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The Taliban have executed a man for allegedly killing two fighters in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, locals said on Monday.