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    Afghan govt, UN appeal for $405m in humanitarian aid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations and the Afghan government on Wednesday launched a joint appeal for $405 million to cover humanitarian needs of Afghanistan’s people in 2015.



    Governance,Business & Economics

    US donates vehicles to Ministry of Counter-Narcotics

      KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) donated 87 vehicles worth $2 million to the Ministry of Counter-Narcotics Afghanistan on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Modi reassures India's support to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In his meeting with President Ashraf Ghani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his country was a close ally of Afghanistan and would help continue to support Kabul in future.



    Governance

    Under-spending on uplift funds irks MPs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday said officials of ministries and departments failing to spend less than half of their development budgets allocated during the ongoing fiscal year should be referred to judicial organs.



    Governance

    London Moot: Civil society submits suggestions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan civil society groups on Wednesday presented a set of suggestions to the Afghan government and the British Embassy in Kabul for consideration ahead of the London Conference slated for Dec. 4.



    Governance

    Govt’s credibility at stake, warns Ibrahimi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday said the government would lose its credibility if failed to introduce Cabinet nominees to the lower house for a vote of confidence until tomorrow (Thursday).



    Governance

    Abdullah plays down Dostum’s remarks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In his reaction to recent remarks by First Vice-President that a 50/50 power sharing formula is not feasible in the unity government, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday he had been in talks with President Ashraf Ghani only.



    Governance

    Act to protect Afghan rights gains, donors told

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An influential human rights watchdog on Wednesday urged foreign donors to press the new Afghan government to address the country’s persistent human rights problems at a major upcoming international donor conference in London.



    Governance

    UN appeals for $405m in 2015 Afghan aid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday appealed for $405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015.



    Governance

    Ghani says won’t allow a proxy war in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday said he would not allow anyone to conduct a proxy war in his country or Afghan territory to be used against its neighbo