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    New cabinet to be named soon: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah promised on Wednesday new Cabinet members before the end of the timeframe given by President Ashraf Ghani.



    Governance

    Karzai, Afghan Taliban condemn Peshawar onslaught

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai and the Afghan Taliban have condemned yesterday’s attack on a school in the capital of Pakistan’s northeastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The raid left 141 dead, including 132 children.



    Governance

    Pakistan seeks Fazlullah’s extradition

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistan army chief, during a surprise visit to Kabul, on Wednesday demanded the extradition of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader, a media report said.



    Governance

    Former employee of US contractor indicted

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A former employee of a US contractor was indicted on Tuesday in the Eastern District of Texas for allegedly soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding government-funded contracts in Afghanistan.



    Governance

    US rules out change in drawdown plan post-Peshawar attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school and reiterated that it has a long-term committed to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Drawdown plan unchanged: White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school.



    Governance

    National security advisor phones Aziz

     KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar on Tuesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart to convey condolences from the government and people over the loss of innocent lives in a terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar.



    Governance

    Strongmen add to miseries of Amu victims

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of the Kaldar district of northern Balkh province say the Amu River has submerged large swathes of their agriculture lands and local influential figures have grabbed their remaining fields.



    Governance

    Regional cooperation urged against terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday said only sincere efforts by regional countries could help eradicate terrorism and extremism.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    President, CEO, others condemn Peshawar attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and others strongly condemned a Taliban attack on a Peshawar-based school.