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    UNAMA backs ceasefire during Ramadan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Wednesday said it supported the call from the Federation of Afghanistan's Civil Societies (FACS) for a ceasefire by both parties to the conflict during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr.



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    Waziristan families have no arms: MPs

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of Meshrano Jirga members on Wednesday confirmed Pakistani families who fled North Waziristan tribal region to southeastern Khost province in the wake of an ongoing military offensive had brought no weapons.



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    Homegrown solution was best option: Massoud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential advisor on tribal and border affairs Shahzada Massoud on Wednesday said Afghanistan was home to jirgas and the election crisis should have been resolved through an intra-Afghan understanding.



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    RWB calls for quashing reporter sentence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Reporters Without Borders (RWB) and the Pakistani NGO Freedom Network on Wednesday condemned the four-year jail sentence that an Afghan court has imposed on TV reporter Faizullah Khan for illegally crossing into Afghanistan while researching a story on the Taliban.



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    Minister recommends relatives for apartments

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister for agriculture and livestock has recommended relatives instead of government officials for the allotment of apartments in a newly-constructed township in Kabul, well-placed sources said on Wednesday.



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    Vote audit set to begin tomorrow: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Wednesday that the recount of votes cast in the June 14 runoff would begin tomorrow (Thursday) in the presence of national and international observers.



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    Minister recommends relatives for residential apartments

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The minister for agriculture and livestock has recommended relatives instead of government officials for the allotment of apartments in a newly-constructed township in Kabul, well-placed sources said on Wednesday.



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    Paghman arson assault a terrorist act: Daudzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Muhammad Umar Daudzai informed legislators on Wednesday that torching of hundreds of NATO supply trucks in the Paghman district of Kabul some weeks back was a terrorist act.



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    Key Pakistani rebel commander detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani security forces detained top Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Adnan Rashid in Wana, the headquarters of South Waziristan Agency (SWA), media reports said on Wednesday.



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    Modi asks world to help Kabul combat terror

    FORTALEZA (Pajhwok): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently attending the BRICS summit in Brazil, has called upon the world to unite to help Afghanistan fight the forces of terrorism and build a peaceful nation.