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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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    State land recovered from ex-VP’s brother

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Justice Department on Thursday said some 500 acres of state-owned land had been retaken from an influential figure in northern Baghlan province.



    Governance

    President accepts CJ’s resignation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday accepted the resignation of Chief Justice (CJ) Abdul Salam Azimi and awarded him the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Medal, the highest civil award in the country. 



    Governance

    Security men among 12 dead in clashes

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least sex Afghan security personnel and as many militants have been killed during a clash in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Abdullah seeks public support for security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday said public support to the government was necessary to ensure security and people’s confidence could be achieved with dispensation of justice.