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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.



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    Salarzai named as presidential spokesman

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr Nazifullah Salarzai was appointed on Thursday as acting spokesperson for President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



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    President suggests tribal council in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday urged authorities in southern Kandahar province to constitute a grand tribal council to play an advisory role in forging liaison and coordination.



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    Senior Haqqani Network leaders detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two senior Haqqani Network leaders have been detained by intelligence operatives in southeastern Afghanistan, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed on Thursday. 



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    Tehran’s bid to build road in Nimroz foiled

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Officials on Thursday claimed foiling Iran’s efforts to construct a road in the border district of Kang in northwestern Nimroz province.



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    2 more presidential advisors appointed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has appointed Habibullah Ahmadzai as his special security advisor and Khalil Zmar as advisor on detainee and prisoner affairs.



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    Modi stoutly supports Ahmadzai’s agenda

    NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated President Dr. Ashraf Ghani on his assumption of office, praising the Afghans’ faith in democracy.