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    MPs clash over changes to law on ID cards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday exchanged harsh words over including amendments to the law on Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) in the house agenda.



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    Graft increased under unity govt: ACCI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Wednesday complained against rising insecurity and corruption in the country and asked the unity government to tackle the menace by introducing the cabinet.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Over 100 armed groups in Kabul: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service said on Wednesday Afghan forces lacked aircrafts to hit militants attacking the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province and revealed more than 100 armed groups existed in Kabul alone.



    Governance

    US senators support Ghani government

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, renewing his administration’s commitment to an abiding partnership with the US, said on Wednesday Afghanistan needed international assistance to resolve its problems.



    Governance

    Afghanistan lacks IT strategy: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday underlined the need for the use of information technology (IT) in economic development and said the country lacked a national strategy.



    Governance

    Key TTP figure among 12 dead in drone strike

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen Taliban insurgents, including four Pakistani fighters, were killed in a NATO drone strike in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    No talks yet with Taliban, doors open: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdullah said on Wednesday the new government had no yet entered dialogue with the insurgents, but its doors for peace negotiations remained open.



    Governance

    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.