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    A moment of great statesmanship: Kerry

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday hailed president-elect Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmedzai and runner-up Dr Abdullah, for their statesmanship after the two signed an agreement on a unity government.



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    Bulgaria waves off Afghanistan loan

     KABUL (Pajhwok): Bulgaria has waved off 42 million dollars of over $50 million loan it has granted Afghanistan, the Finance Ministry said on Sunday.



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    UN asks IEC just to name election winner

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After signing a deal with his rival, presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday expressed his willingness to accept results from the mid-runoff election.



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    It’s official: Ghani the winner

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following a deal between the candidates on a government of national unity, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced the final result of the disputed presidential election.



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    New president to be sworn in on Sept. 29

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new president would be sworn in next week, the election campaign teams announced on Sunday, hours after the candidates signed a power-sharing deal.



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    Power deal may prove problematic: Activists

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in southern Helmand province on Sunday feared the long-awaited power-sharing deal between the two presidential candidates might prove problematic in future.



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    Text of agreement on unity government

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following is the complete text of the agreement between the two presidential election campaign teams regarding the structure of the national unity government in Kabul on Sunday.



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    Senators optimistic about unity govt pact

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of lawmakers on Sunday voiced optimism that the agreement between the feuding presidential runners would help address the challenges facing Afghanistan.



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    In search of officials, Taliban block Ghazni roads

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have blocked highways connecting five districts to the provincial capital in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Sunday.



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    World hails accord, promises support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Major international powers on Sunday hailed the agreement signed between presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on a government of national unity.