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    US has no plan to divide Afghanistan: Crocker

    KABUL (PAN): The US ambassador in Kabul, supporting the government-led peace process, said on Tuesday his country had no secret plan either to divide Afghanistan or change the present system of government.



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    Khawasi new Wolesi Jirga secretary

    KABUL (PAN): MP Abdul Sattar Khawasi was elected as Wolesi Jirga secretary during a third round of the parliamentary administrative board polls on Tuesday.



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    French soldiers' assassination won't affect ISAF-ANSF ties (Video)

    KABUL (PAN): Carsten Jacobson, spokesman for the International Security Assistance Forc



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    Japan to spend $9m on Afghan justice system

    KABUL (PAN): Japan would spend $9million on capacity building of justice departments in three Afghan provinces over the next three years, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Azimi elected deputy secretary of Wolesi Jirga

    KABUL (PAN): Lawmaker Farhad Azimi was elected as deputy secretary of the Wolesi Jirga, lower house, in a second round of parliamentary



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    Afghan-EU strategic cooperation pact soon

    KABUL (PAN): The European Union will sign with Afghanistan a strategic pact helping the government in defending the country, protecting women's rights and implementing the constitution, an official said on Monday.



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    Qadir elected deputy speaker of Wolesi Jirga

    KABUL (PAN): Lawmaker Haji Abdul Zahir Qadir was elected as first deputy speaker of the Wolesi Jirga, lower house of Parliament, in the administrative board polls on Monday.



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    HIA claims govt has accepted some of its terms

    JALALABAD (PAN): The Hezb-i-Islami  Afghanistan (HIA), led by former jihadi leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar, claimed on Monday some of its conditions had been accepted by the government of President Hamid Karzai.



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    HRW sees little progress on rights in Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN):  Afghan women suffered from widespread lawlessness and abuses at the hands of security forces and armed groups during the past year, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.



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    Voting in parliamentary board polls begins

    KABUL (PAN):  Parliamentarians on Monday started casting votes in elections for the administrative board of the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house.