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    US rules out change in drawdown plan post-Peshawar attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school and reiterated that it has a long-term committed to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Drawdown plan unchanged: White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school.



    Governance

    National security advisor phones Aziz

     KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar on Tuesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart to convey condolences from the government and people over the loss of innocent lives in a terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar.



    Governance

    Strongmen add to miseries of Amu victims

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of the Kaldar district of northern Balkh province say the Amu River has submerged large swathes of their agriculture lands and local influential figures have grabbed their remaining fields.



    Governance

    Regional cooperation urged against terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday said only sincere efforts by regional countries could help eradicate terrorism and extremism.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    President, CEO, others condemn Peshawar attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and others strongly condemned a Taliban attack on a Peshawar-based school.



    Governance

    AIHRC concerned at refugees’ situation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official Musa Mahmoodi on Tuesday said they were concerned about the situation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan and Iran.



    Governance

    EU calls for rapid electoral reforms

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) on Tuesday issued its final report on the presidential elections, floating recommendations for reforms to check fraud in future elections.



    Governance

    Senators ready for jihad against Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday claimed Pakistan’s regular paramilitary forces had attacked the Dangam district of Kunar and asked the government to provide the uprising group with support.



    Governance

    Ghani hopes peace effort to yield result

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday travelled to the Yahyakhel district of southeastern Paktika province to meet relatives of the victims of a suicide attack on a volleyball tournament.