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    Qanuni, Abdullah apologise to Mujaddedi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Vice-President Mohammad Yunus Qanuni and presidential contender Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday apologised to former president Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, who was not allowed to speak at the Martyrs Day event.



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    Muslimyar, Noor asked to form interim govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wafaq-i-Milli party on Thursday asked Meshrano Jirga chairman and the Balkh governor to form an interim government to rid the country of the current political crisis.



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    Journalists blast govt for lack of cooperation

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Journalists in southeastern Paktia province on Thursday complained they had little access to information and were being intimated by officials.



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    Leaders must repect people verdict: Cunningham

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has become more secure as a result of American intervention following the devastating 9/11 attacks, the US ambassador claimed on Thursday.



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    Pakistan digging trenches near Afghan border

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Paramilitary troops in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province are digging 480-kilometre trenches along the border with Afghanistan to check what they call cross-border incursions, a news report said on Thursday.



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    Focus on Afghanistan undiluted: State Dept

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Obama administration on Wednesday said there had been no diversion or dilution of its attention on Afghanistan in the wake of the US launching an offensive against the ISIL terrorists in Iraq and Syria.



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    Haqqani network threat to Afghan stability: US

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Pakistan-based Haqqani network posed a serious threat to peace and stability in Afghanistan post 2014, a top American counter-terrorism official told lawmakers on Wednesday.



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    Ghani to Abdullah: join hands for unity govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential hopeful Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, calling upon his rival Dr. Abdullah to join hands for a unity government, on Wednesday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce the results without further delay.



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    Afghanistan to remain India’s ally: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday assured visiting Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj that Afghanistan would always stand by its South Asian ally, the Presidential Palace said.



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    Karzai orders probe into Kunar airstrike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Condemning coalition forces’ airstrike in eastern Kunar province, in which several civilians were killed and wounded, President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.