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    Islamabad releases 29 Afghan citizens

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Islamabad on Friday announced handing over 29 Afghan nationals, apprehended during an ongoing operation in the tribal region of North Waziristan Agency.



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    President asks Taliban to enter peace dialogue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Friday invited the Taliban to participate in the government-led reconciliation process in the interest of last peace in the war-torn country.



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    Ghani backs regional integrity efforts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Friday said his administration welcomed and supported attempts at greater regional integrity and unity.



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    Bamyan-Kabul highway closed for 3 days

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Kabul-Bamyan highway has been closed for the last three days due to an ongoing protest against alleged fraud in the provincial council elections, passengers said on Friday.



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    Consultative women’s board soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A new board called ‘Consultative Women’s Board’ would be soon created to work for resolving problems facing the gender, an official said on Thursday.



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    PC members-elect to take oath next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Thursday announced holding swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected provincial councils (PC) members next week.



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    Youth dominate PCs in 3 provinces

    SHIBERGHAN/KUNDUZ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A majority of the newly-elected provincial council members in Jawzjan, Kunduz and Faryab provinces are youth.



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    President seeks China’s role in Afghan stability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Currently on his maiden four-day trip to Beijing, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has urged China to play a proactive role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.



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    Educated individuals elected to Baghlan PC

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Most of the winning provincial council candidates in northern Baghlan province are new faces and highly educated.