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    Elders allege attempts at dividing Pashtuns

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): In order to achieve their goals, intelligence agencies of some countries have been trying to fuel differences among Pashtun tribes living on both sides of the Durand Line.



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    6 Al-Qaeda commanders killed in drone strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Al Qaeda commanders were killed during a recent US drone attack in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan tribal region, a Pakistani newspaper reported on Tuesday.



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    IEC warns of halting audit if accord not reached

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday warned of halting the vote audit process if its decision on invalidating certain votes was not respected by the presidential candidates.



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    Protestors denounce Israeli aggression

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of enraged residents of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday staged a protest against Israel attacks on the Gaza Strip and condemned the massacre of Palestinians.



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    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both houses of parliament will rise for their summer recess tomorrow (Wednesday). The break will last one and a half month.



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    National unity govt only remedy, says Spanta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Tuesday called a national unity government the only solution to current political problems of the country.



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    Senate OKs access to information bill

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The upper house of the parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Tuesday approved the Access to Information bill without any amendment.



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    Reporters briefly barred from covering vote audit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) prevented journalists for hours from coverage of the vote audit process, an official said on Tuesday.



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    US for global firm to take forward TAPI project

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States has urged Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India to engage an international energy company to take forward the ambitious TAPI gas pipeline project that has the potential to transform the entire region.



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    Dobbins, Pak leaders discuss Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador James Dobbins visited Islamabad on Monday to discuss post-election scenario in Afghanistan.