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    Afghan-Pakistan cultural show begins

    KABUL: An Afghan-Pakistan cultural show, involving a variety of programmes, is currently underway in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, organisers said on Sunday.



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    Aziz lands in Kabul for tension-defusing talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz arrived in Kabul on Sunday for talks with President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



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    US, China discuss stability in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi on Saturday discussed the current situation in Afghanistan and possible areas of coordination post 2014, a senior State Department official said.



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    2 draft laws land in Wolesi Jirga for approval

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has placed two new draft laws preventing recruitment of underage individuals into military services and attachment of trademarks to products sold in markets.



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    34 armed rebels eliminated in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities in the northern Kunduz province on Saturday claimed killing 34 armed rebels during a just-concluded operation in Imam Sahib district. 



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    Abdullah underlines election reforms

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday stressed the need for reforms in the electoral system, saying the next five years offered a great chance of bringing prosperity to the country.



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    MPs want provincial poll results unveiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday asked the Independent Election Commission ((EC) to announce the final results of provincial council polls as soon as possible.



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    Russia faults global effort to combat Afghan drugs

    MOSCOW (Pajhwok): Russia’s Federal Service for the Control of Narcotics has voiced serious concern over the growth of drugs in Afghanistan, saying Kabul and the international community have failed to deal with the challenge.



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    Aziz due in Kabul to invite Ahmadzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz is due in Kabul on Sunday to invite President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to visit Islamabad.



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    Ankara, Kabul ink strategic cooperation pact

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Turkey and Afghanistan on Saturday signed a strategic cooperation agreement, paving the ground for more robust trade and investment links between the two countries.