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    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.



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    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.



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    Experts being appointed as ministers: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday said he and President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai were jointly trying to appoint eligible and professional individuals as Cabinet members.



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    Infrastructure development plan in 6 months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said the national infrastructure development plan would be ready over the next six months to revive and develop the country’s infrastructure.



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    Zakhilwal, ex-Kabul governor deny bank loans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The acting finance minister and a former Kabul governor on Tuesday rejected allegations that they had illegally obtained loans from the former Kabul Bank, saying they were ready to defend themselves.



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    Senate asks govt to introduce Cabinet picks soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to name and introduce to Parliament his Cabinet nominees as soon as possible and take effective measures for reversing the tide of insecurity.



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    Oath ceremony for Kabul PC members cancelled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A planned oath-taking ceremony for the newly-elected provincial council members of central Kabul province to be held today (Tuesday) has been cancelled.