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    Turkish investment to spur Afghan economy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts are optimistic that the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would help attract further investment to Afghanistan and spur its war-battered economy.



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    President to Pakistan: Take practical steps for peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday urged Pakistan to take practical steps for peace in Afghanistan, saying that mere assurances were not enough to achieve stability.



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    MPs to govt: Don’t dub rebels as political foes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some member of the upper house of parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Sunday urged the government not to call Taliban political foes, blaming the armed rebels for killing scores of civilians.



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    Indian PM pays rich tribute to Karzai

    NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on spoke over the phone with former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai and congratulated him on his leadership in ensuring a peaceful political transition and formation of a national unity government.



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    Senators call for trial of poll panel chiefs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Several Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday called for the trial of election commission officials for contempt of parliament and fraud in the presidential vote. 



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    India OKs plan to develop Chabahar port

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Indian government has approved a strategic investment plan develop the Chabahar port in Iran that is intended serve as a transit route between Afghanistan to India.



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    War offers no solution to problems: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said those involved in militant activities and killing civilians should know that war offered no solution to problems.



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    BSA poses no threat to our neighbours: Mosazai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul-Washington Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA), allowing international troops to stay in the country beyond 2014, posed no threat to Afghanistan’s neighbours, a diplomat said on Sunday.



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    Afghan-Pakistan cultural show begins

    KABUL: An Afghan-Pakistan cultural show, involving a variety of programmes, is currently underway in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, organisers said on Sunday.



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    Aziz lands in Kabul for tension-defusing talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz arrived in Kabul on Sunday for talks with President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.