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    Taliban’s governor held; 11 dead in clashes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and nine militants were killed and a Taliban-designated governor for eastern Nangarhar province was captured during separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Civilians among a dozen killed

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Ten militants and two civilians have been killed during separate incidents of violence in northwestern Faryab and southern Ghazni provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Mutasim may be deported to Kabul: aide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Veteran Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim has been put under house-arrest by the authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a close aide confided to Pajhwok Afghan News on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban shadow governor among 17 killed: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday confirmed killing of 17 militants, including Taliban’s shadow governor, for eastern Kunar in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike the other day.



    Security and Crime

    3 militants killed in Faryab gun battle

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three militants, including their commander were killed on Thursday in a gun battle with police in the Pashtun Kot district of northern Faryab province, an official said.



    Governance

    Taliban vow to disrupt April elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With less than one month to go until the April 5 elections, the Taliban on Monday renewed their threat to disrupt what they called “the latest plot of invaders” by attacking everyone associated with the electoral process.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban deny killing Turkmen border guards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing grief over the killing of Turkmenistan border security forces, Taliban on Saturday vehemently denied their involvement in the incident.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban kill 3 Turkmen border guards

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed three Turkmen border security guards after crossing the border into the neighbouring country from western Ghor province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    4 rebel commanders among 7 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Seven rebels, including four commanders, have been killed and eight others injured over in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Taliban suspend prisoner swap talks with US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban said on Sunday announced suspending talks on an exchange of prisoners with the United States, citing the complex political situation in Afghanistan.