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    President suggests tribal council in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday urged authorities in southern Kandahar province to constitute a grand tribal council to play an advisory role in forging liaison and coordination.



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    Senior Haqqani Network leaders detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two senior Haqqani Network leaders have been detained by intelligence operatives in southeastern Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed on Thursday. 



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    Tehran’s bid to build road in Nimroz foiled

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Officials on Thursday claimed foiling Iran’s efforts to construct a road in the border district of Kang in northwestern Nimroz province.



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    2 more presidential advisors appointed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has appointed Habibullah Ahmadzai as his special security advisor and Khalil Zmar as advisor on detainee and prisoner affairs.



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    Modi stoutly supports Ahmadzai’s agenda

    NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated President Dr. Ashraf Ghani on his assumption of office, praising the Afghans’ faith in democracy.



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    President for merit-based ANA promotions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Paying tribute to Afghan security forces for their heroism and sacrifices in defending their motherland, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said future promotions in the military would be merit-based.



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    Afghanistan’s gains stay reversible: Levin

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The gains made by Afghanistan have been impressive, but are reversible, a top American senator said on Wednesday, stressing the need for unity among Afghans.



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    Kunduz security a top priority: President

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said security in northern Kunduz province topped his government’s priorities.



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    Ahmadzai, UK officials discuss London Summit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday said efforts would be made to ensure some exclusive achievements ahead of the joint Afghan-British Conference in London next month.



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    5 peace volunteers dead in Tirah blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five peace volunteers were killed and seven others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber on Wednesday.