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    MPs seek briefing on Pakistani officials’ visits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday asked the government to brief them on recent visits by senior Pakistani officials to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    MP expelled from Wolesi Jirga after clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga member from northwestern Badghis province was on Wednesday expelled from the house after he entered a verbal clash with his colleague from the same province.



    Governance

    Abdullah, Gen. Campbell meet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and NATO top commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Francis Campbell on Wednesday held talks on various issues of mutual interest, the CEO office said.



    Governance

    Historic chance to reset Afghan-Pak ties: US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani due to visit Islamabad this weekend, the US Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday said the neighbouring countries had a historic chance to reset their long-fraught ties.



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    150 IDLG staff to be trained in India

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Wednesday said the government of India had agreed to training its 15 staff in financial management.



    Governance,Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    5 more accused in Kabul Bank case detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Another five accused in the Kabul Bank scandal have been arrested by the Interior Ministry’s anti-crime police following a court verdict in the case.



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    Kabul Bank scandal: Court triples jail sentences

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The court of appeal on Tuesday tripled the jail sentences of two former Kabul Bank heads to 10 years at the end of a re-opened case into the bank's collapse, ordering assets of Mahmoud Karzai to be frozen.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Daudzai announces plans to strengthen police

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday announced two five-year plans for strengthening the Afghan police.