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Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan; three teams of investigators to probe incident
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Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan; three teams of investigators to probe incident

Two Pakistani diplomats based in a consulate office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad have been missing since Friday, when they set off by road back to their homeland, Pakistan's foreign office said on Sunday

Punjab Election 2017: Here are top constituencies that heated up the state's political potpourri
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Punjab Election 2017: Here are top constituencies that heated up the state's political potpourri

Here's a list of the top constituencies and candidates from Punjab whose results are set to decided on counting day on March 11

Punjab Election 2017: AAP's Bhagwant Mann might be enough to sway voters away from Sukhbir Singh Badal
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Punjab Election 2017: AAP's Bhagwant Mann might be enough to sway voters away from Sukhbir Singh Badal

So, the AAP has pitted its most popular local leader against Sukhbir. The Congress too has asked Bittu, son of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh and current Ludhiana MP, to join the fray. With Mann in the fray, liquor naturally becomes the talking point.

Punjab Election 2017: Rahul calls Sukhbir Badal 'symbol of corruption', attacks Narendra Modi
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Punjab Election 2017: Rahul calls Sukhbir Badal 'symbol of corruption', attacks Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi on Satruday stepped up his attack against the ruling Badals, calling Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal a "symbol of corruption" and asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear the air on why he was seeking votes for the "corrupt" if he was fighting against the menace.

Punjab Assembly Election 2017: Sukhbir Badal challenges Capt Amarinder to contest from Lambi seat only
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Punjab Assembly Election 2017: Sukhbir Badal challenges Capt Amarinder to contest from Lambi seat only

Sukhbir claimed Amarinder, along with AAP leader Bhagwant Mann would meet their "nemesis" in Lambi and Jalalabad seats respectively and that both he and Badal would never leave their constituencies to contest from any other seat.

Afghan triple bombing: Five killed, 27 wounded in Jalalabad
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Afghan triple bombing: Five killed, 27 wounded in Jalalabad

At least five people were killed and 27 others wounded in a triple bombing in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Friday, provincial officials said.

Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan freed: Officials
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Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan freed: Officials

An Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan four months ago was freed following a raid by Afghan special forces near the eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said on Monday.

Taliban suicide bomber kills 12 Afghanistan army recruits
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Taliban suicide bomber kills 12 Afghanistan army recruits

At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded on Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan army recruits near the eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said.

CCTV footage emerges of suicide bomber who attacked Indian consulate in Jalalabad
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CCTV footage emerges of suicide bomber who attacked Indian consulate in Jalalabad

An explosion was on Wednesday reported near the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, capital of the eastern Nangarhar province.

Afghanistan attack: Suicide bomber kills ten, injures 40 in Kunar region
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Afghanistan attack: Suicide bomber kills ten, injures 40 in Kunar region

At least 10 people were killed and over 40 injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar on Saturday, officials said.

Second terror attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan in a week: Death toll climbs to 13
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Second terror attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan in a week: Death toll climbs to 13

At least 13 people were killed and 14 others wounded when a suicide bomber struck the home of a prominent politician in the Afghan city of Jalalabad.

At least 11 people killed, 13 others wounded in suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
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At least 11 people killed, 13 others wounded in suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

An Afghan official said at least 11 people have been killed and 13 wounded in a suicide attack at the home of a prominent politician in Jalalabad.

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad
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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack on a Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad on Wednesday, which left seven security officials dead.

Third attack in 10 days: Suicide attack near Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad kills four cops
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Third attack in 10 days: Suicide attack near Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad kills four cops

The Wednesday morning blast near the Indian mission in Jalalabad, Afghanistan is being referred to by officials as a suicide attack

'Explosive-laden' vehicle found near Indian consulate in Herat
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'Explosive-laden' vehicle found near Indian consulate in Herat

An explosives-laden vehicle was on Friday found near the Indian consulate in Herat in Afghanistan and one person arrested in this regard.

Indian consulate in Jalalabad not target of blast in Afghanistan: New Delhi
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Indian consulate in Jalalabad not target of blast in Afghanistan: New Delhi

An explosion took place on Tuesday today 400 metres away from the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city,

US C-130J military plane crashes in Afghanistan, 11 killed
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US C-130J military plane crashes in Afghanistan, 11 killed

An American C-130J military transport plane crashed at the Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan early today, killing all on board, including six US service members and five civilian passengers

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide blast in Afghanistan which killed 33, injured more than 100
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Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide blast in Afghanistan which killed 33, injured more than 100

Suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack on foreign convoy
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Afghanistan: Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack on foreign convoy

A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the US Embassy on Tuesday, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighbourhoods, police officials said.

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoy near US Embassy
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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoy near US Embassy

A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the US Embassy.