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By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS and DURAID ADNAN

NYT

June 24, 2010

BAGHDAD — Nine Iraqi police officers were killed during a series of attacks in Mosul and Baghdad late Wednesday and Thursday as the country’s political stalemate dragged on. (more…)

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By REUTERS

Aug 22 (Reuters) – Following are security developments in Afghanistan at 1130 GMT on Saturday:

*Denotes new or updated items.

BAGHLAN – A roadside bomb killed six Afghan police, including a senior officer, in Baghlan province in central Afghanistan on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

* HELMAND – An explosion of a landmine killed six civilians in Helmand province in the south on Friday, the interior ministry said.

NANGARHAR – A Taliban fighter killed two police before he was shot dead in an attack on a police post on the outskirts of Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar in the east on Friday, a security official said.

(Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Matthew Jones) (For more Reuters coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan, see: http:/www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/afghanistanpakistan)

http://www.reuters.com/article/featuredCrisis/idUSISL486769

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Reuters

By SAYED SALAHUDDIN

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Taliban fighters stormed a district police headquarters in once-quiet northern Afghanistan overnight, killing the police chief and two of his men, an official said, as violence spreads into once safe areas.

The attack, which led to a four-hour gunbattle into the early hours of Wednesday in Kunduz, is the latest in a wave of rising violence a week before an August 20 election which militants have vowed to disrupt. (more…)

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By KIM GAMEL (AP) – 15 hours ago

BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint in a small town west of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least three people, in the latest attack in a region that was once a Sunni insurgent stronghold but later became key to a nationwide drop in violence. (more…)

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