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    Lawmakers smell a rat in mining contracts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday said the process of awarding contracts for mine extraction had long been lacking transparency and accountability.



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    Karzai: I always acted on Zahir Shah advice

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said he acted on advice from the late king of Afghanistan, Mohammad Zahir Shah, during his 11-year rule.



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    Japan-funded schools handed over to govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-three newly constructed schools and a Justice Department building have been handed over to the Afghan government, the Embassy of Japan announced on Wednesday.



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    100 RTA workers fired in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly one hundred employees of the state-run Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) have been fired in eastern Nangarhar province following suspension of funds, sources revealed on Wednesday.



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    Uniform development main agenda: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said uniform nationwide development was the unity government’s top priority.



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    MoI denies Ahmadzai-Daudzai rift

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The government on Wednesday vehemently denied any rift between President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and his Minister of Interior Omar Daudzai.



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    Kabul looks to Delhi for security assistance

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammed Umer Daudzai has sought security assistance from India, which he hailed as Afghanistan’s all-weather and time-tested friend.



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    Daudzai wants neighbours to push peace bid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Umar Daudzai has acknowledged the government’s inability to dismantle the Taliban movement, saying the insurgents hide in their hideouts across the Durand Line in Pakistan.



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    Unity govt to prove its mettle in London

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday said his administration would prove its worth at the upcoming London Conference.



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    5 former ministers facing corruption charges

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five former ministers have been referred to the top court on charges of corruption and misuse of power, a spokesman for the Attorney-General Office (AGO) announced on Tuesday.