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    Afghan Gas Enterprise workers go on strike

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of workers and engineers of the Afghan Gas Enterprise in northern Jawzjan province on Thursday went on strike after the expiry of their deadline for removal of the enterprise head.


    Afghanistan won’t allow proxy Pak-India war: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said his country would not allow itself to become the battleground for a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops.


    US welcomes TAPI project commitment

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Welcoming the establishment of TAPI Ltd, the United States on Wednesday favoured a successful completion of the ambitious gas transportation project from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.


    ‘US needs sustained aid to Afghanistan’

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States needs to sustain its financial and security assistance to Afghanistan to ensure lasting peace and stability in the war-torn country, a President Obama confident has said.



    Last weekend, the leaders of G20 economies arrived in Australia for the Brisbane Summit.


    Haqqanis threat to regional security, US reminds Pakistan

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday reminded Pakistan that the Haqqani network was as much a threat to regional security as any other terrorist group.


    Massoud for poor’s access to affordable housing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President’s special envoy for reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud on Wednesday said low paid government servants and poor people should have access to affordable housing in Kabul City.


    Afghanistan, Azerbaijan to sign strategic pact

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani and his Azerbaijan counterpart Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday agreed to reach a strategic cooperation agreement between the two countries, the Presidential Palace said.


    President to monitor big contracts in person

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said he would in person oversee big  project contracts in order to curb corruption, saying fundamental changes in government’s system for the sake of reforms needed time.


    Wolesi Jirga to debate BSA next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday ruled the lower house would debate the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States next week.