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    Gen. Sharif’s visit raises hopes of thaw in ties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan officials say recent visit to Kabul by the Pakistan army chief has raised hopes of a thaw in relations between the two neighbouring countries.



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    Pakistan deports 78 Afghans via Torkham

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani authorities deported 78 Afghan citizens via the Torkham border crossing and handed them over to Afghan security forces, reports said on Friday.



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    Putin: Ready to support Afghanistan after NATO exit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country is ready to help the people of Afghanistan keep their country stable after the withdrawal of foreign forces.



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    President seeks Pak sincerity in war on terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday said that Pakistan and Afghanistan were facing a common enemy in the form of terrorism that could be eliminated through a joint strategy.



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    CEO stresses joint anti-terror war

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif met Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in his office on Thursday.

    During the meeting Sharif congratulated Abdullah on securing the Chief Executive office and discussed the opening of new chapter or cooperation between the two countries on issues of mutual interest.



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    Ghor PC members take oath

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The new provincial council members of western Ghor province on Thursday took oath of office, regretting the dilution of the council’s role.



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    CEO for greater focus on strengthening ANSF

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah on Thursday called for a stronger NATO mission to train and advise Afghan security forces after an end to combat operations in the next few weeks.



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    Ghani hails NATO pledge of continued support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday hoped Afghanistan and NATO would open a new chapter of cooperation following an end to the combat mission that he billed as a success.



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    Badakhshan PC vows better services

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Badakhshan province blame the outgoing provincial council for doing no service to the general public, fearing the new one may follow suit.



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    Pakistan army chief meets Gen. Karimi

    KABUL(Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif arrived in Kabul on Thursday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on issues of common interest, particularly the security challenge.