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    Governance

    Kabul blasts UNAMA stand on NYT reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The government of Afghanistan expressed its regret on Thursday over UNAMA’s stand calling Matthew Rosenberg’s negative act as a journalistic practice.



    Governance

    New president should take office in 15 days: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai announced on Thursday the deadline for inaugurating new president would not be extended for more than 15 days at any cost.



    Governance

    Decision on NYT reporter unjustified: US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Regretting the Afghan government's decision regarding the expulsion of New York Times (NYT) reporter, the US ambassador on Thursday slammed the action as “unjustified and based on unfounded allegations”.



    Governance

    ANA to get 212 more armored vehicles

     KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Thursday that the US had assured of handing over 212 more armored vehicles by the year end to the Afghan National Army (ANA).



    Governance

    1,900 tables of audited votes finalised: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Thursday that at least 1,900 tables of audited votes had been finalised so far.



    Governance

    Share evidence of cross-border terror: Aziz

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said Pakistan sincerely believed that a peaceful, stable and united Afghanistan was in Islamabad’s vital interest.



    Governance

    Protesters demand early election results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists on Thursday staged a protest against inordinate delay in announcement of the election results, asking the presidential runners to immediately act to defuse the tension.



    Governance

    Abdullah defends deal on national unity govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday stoutly defended a deal with his rival Dr. Ashraf Ahmad Ghani Ahmadzai on forming a government of national unity.



    Governance

    Tribesmen want Pakistani attacks halted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The grand council of Safi tribe on Thursday expressed deep concerns over sporadic and unprovoked shelling by Pakistani military and demanded an immediate end to rocket attacks into eastern Kunar province.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Nuristan governor denies Doab district fall

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.