Rebel Afghan militia leader defies government as arrest bid fails

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U.S.—A standoff over a militia commander in central Afghanistan who has defied attempts to arrest him has highlighted tensions over President Ashraf Ghani's crackdown on local strongmen operating outside central government control.

Rebel Afghan militia leader defies government as arrest bid fails. By Hamid ShaliziKABUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A standoff over a militia commander in central Afghanistan who has defied attempts to arrest him has highlighted...