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    China urged to help curb cross-border terror

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Young Afghan diplomats -- currently on a training programme organised by the US and China -- have urged Beijing to encourage Pakistan to stop supporting insurgents against Afghanistan.



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    Unity govt off to good start, says US envoy

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The national unity government, led by President, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, has got off to a good start, but an enormous amount of work had to be done, a top American diplomat said on Monday.



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    Trust deficit with Kabul to be bridged: Aziz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul and Islamabad have agreed to bridge the trust deficit, avoid the blame game and focus on constructive engagement and economic cooperation, a top Pakistani diplomat said on Monday.



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    Govt affirms commitment to security in north

    KABUL (PAJHWOK): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai said on Monday that reforms based on principles would make citizens owners of the country.



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    Provincial election results likely this week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Blaming the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) responsible for delay in the provincial council election results, the poll panel on Monday indicated the outcome might be announced this week.



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    Senators suggest consensus on talks with Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some law makers advised President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday to develop national consensus on dialogue with Pakistan before leaving for Islamabad.



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    Ahmadzai offers militants peace parleys

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghans should unite for the sake of peace and preventing foreigners from bloodshed in the country, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai said on Monday.



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    3 policemen detained on robbery charges

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): One robber was killed and six others were detained during a clash with police in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday.



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    Pakhtuns victims of terror: Achakzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A renowned Pakhtun nationalist from southwestern Balochistan province has said peace in Afghanistan is central to economic prosperity in the region.



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    Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has described recent changes in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a good opportunity for cooperation, stressing bilateral meetings should be substantive.