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    Leaked documents do not reveal anything new: Obama

    WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama, addressing the release of thousands of classified documents for the first time, said the issues raised were already known and had formed the basis of his last Afghan policy review.



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    Leak of war logs unfair: NATO

    KABUL (PAN): The leak of a stream of secret US military documents confirms the existence of Taliban safe havens outside Afghanistan, an official of the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday.



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    Emergency hospital set to reopen

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Helmand Governor Gulab Mangal Wednesday granted conditional permission for the reopening of a hospital, run by the Milan-based NGO Emergency, in Lashkargah, the provincial capital.



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    End to Iran's meddling stressed

    KABUL (PAN): Some Afghan analysts and Kabul residents agree with information contained in the recently leaked documents on Afghan war regarding Iran's assistance to Taliban and al-Qaeda backers.



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    Karzai orders closer study of leaked memos

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday ordered a thorough study of nearly 92,000 leaked US military documents, suggesting regional spy agencies are fueling the Afghan war.



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    McChrystal awarded prestigious Afghan medal

    WASHINGTON (PAN): General Stanley McChrystal, the ex-US commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, has been awarded the prestigious State High Medal of Wazir Muhammad Akbar Khan.



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    Kabul says leak of war logs vindicates its position

    KABUL (PAN): The leak of war logs has vindicated Kabul's position on cross-border terrorist sanctuaries, the National Security Council (NSC) said on Tuesday.



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    Gen. Petraeus visits Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): NATOs commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, made his first visit to the southern province of Helmand on Tuesday since taking charge of all allied forces in the country.



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    No change in relationship with Afghanistan and Pakistan: White House

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The White House has said that the release of thousands of military logs by an online whistleblower would not change its relationship with Afghanistan or Pakistan.



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    US sees progress in Pakistan, Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (PAN): There has been progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan in tackling extremism, the US said, but urged both countries to work together.