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    Sherzai drums up support for unity govt

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A former governor on Friday urged President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah to focus on implementing their reform agenda at a good clip in the best interest of Afghanistan.



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    $3.6m TV trucks still under tarps in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The State Department is funding a contractor $3.6 million for three mobile television trucks that cost a lot more than expected and were delivered two years behind schedule, a US federal watchdog said on Friday.



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    Provincial council poll results today

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An official of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has indicated the final results of provincial council polls will be announced today (Saturday).



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    Priz pledges better Helmand security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai promised on Friday his administration would take effective measures to improve the security situation in southern Helmand province.



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    Rashed appointed as acting chief justice

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai appointed Abdur Rasheed Rashed as new chief justice on Thursday, replacing Abdul Salam Azimi.



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    Ahmadzai asks ex-VP to support new govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday praised former vice-president Karim Khalili’s efforts at strengthening democracy, peace and reconstruction.



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    Kabul meeting confers on Istanbul Conference agenda

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan officials and foreign diplomats on Thursday met in Kabul ahead of the fourth Foreign Ministerial Istanbul Conference to be held in China later this month.



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    Pro-Taliban cleric survives bomb attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A pro-Taliban Pakistani politician survived a suspected suicide attack in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday.



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    Pakistan denies arming Afghan rebels

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday vehemently denied supplying weapons to the Afghan Taliban, saying that its security forces had been conducting a full-blown offensive against militants.



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    Over 400 rebels killed in east in 6 months

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Over 400 armed rebels, mostly Pakistanis, have been killed in the east during the past six months, a border police commander claimed on Thursday.