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    US still insists on military solution: Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the 13th anniversary of the US-led coalition’s invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban on Tuesday said the United States continued to press for military solution to the conflict.



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    MPs blast absent colleagues as holidays end

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Most Wolesi Jirga members did not return to the house on Tuesday --- the first working day after a three-day recess on account of Eidul Adha.



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    3,476 foreign troops fell as Afghan war turns 13

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  It has been 13 years since the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, a period that saw 3476 foreign troops falling and thousands others sustaining injuries.



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    4 ANA officers flee Italian barracks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) officers attending a training course in Italy have vanished and are believed to have fled to France, media reports said on Tuesday.



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    5.7m Afghan refugees return in past decade

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): An estimated 5.7 million refugees returned to Afghanistan over the past decade, with most focusing their rehabilitation around Kabul, the World Bank said on Monday.



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    4 ANA officers flee Italian barracks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) officers attending a training course in Italy have vanished and are believed to have fled to France, media reports said on Tuesday.



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    US hails ban reversal on Time’s reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday welcomed President Ashraf Ghani’s decision to let New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg return to Afghanistan and resume his work. 



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    SIGAR concerned at UN’s oversight of trust fund

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US leading oversight authority on Afghanistan reconstruction on Monday said it sent a series of letters raising concerns over the UN Development Programme (UNDP)'s oversight of the Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA), which administers payments to Afghan police.



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    Ahmadzai to visit China later this month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will be leaving for China later this month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul announced on Monday.



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    Afghan commandos fought toughest battles: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling 2014 a crucial year, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said Afghan forces would completely take over security responsibilities across the nation by the end of the year, when the security transition completes.