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    MPs want provincial poll results unveiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday asked the Independent Election Commission ((EC) to announce the final results of provincial council polls as soon as possible.



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    Russia faults global effort to combat Afghan drugs

    MOSCOW (Pajhwok): Russia’s Federal Service for the Control of Narcotics has voiced serious concern over the growth of drugs in Afghanistan, saying Kabul and the international community have failed to deal with the challenge.



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    Aziz due in Kabul to invite Ahmadzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz is due in Kabul on Sunday to invite President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to visit Islamabad.



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    Ankara, Kabul ink strategic cooperation pact

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Turkey and Afghanistan on Saturday signed a strategic cooperation agreement, paving the ground for more robust trade and investment links between the two countries.



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    Ulema asked to play effective role in peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday urged religious scholars to play a proactive role in bringing lasting peace to the country and cooperate with his administration in achieving the goal.



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    President vows accountability of municipality

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and high-ranking officials on Friday discussed the procedure for mayor’s appointment and implementation of the Kabul master plan. 



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    NSC orders disarming of gunmen in Kunduz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council, stressing improvement in the administrative structure of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and police, has ordered the creation of coordination centre in southern Helmand province.



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    UK sending drones from Afghanistan to Mideast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Britain is sending some of its heavily-armed drones from Afghanistan to the Middle East (ME) to help the campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).



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    Iran to create 50,000 jobs for Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Often blamed for mistreating refugees, Iran on Thursday promised creating 50,000 jobs for the Afghans living in the neighbouring country.



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    Plan for women’s empowerment unveiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday announced the award of a major women’s empowerment programme for Afghanistan.