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    Kerry rules out parliamentary system in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry has said it was not for outsiders to describe the contents of the political framework both Afghan presidential candidates accepted a few days ago.



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    $104.1b marked for Afghan reconstruction so far: SIGAR

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Appropriations on the US effort to rebuild Afghanistan have totaled id="mce_marker"04.1 billion, not including the $5.8 billion requested for fiscal 2015 by the White House, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said on Wednesday.



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    MoD rejects SIGAR report on missing weapons

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday rejected as untrue a recent report by the US special inspector general for Afghanistan (SIGAR) claiming tens of thousands of weapons the Pentagon supplied to Afghan forces since 2004 had gone missing.



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    US praises India’s Afghan development efforts

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday praised India’s developmental activities in Afghanistan as part of New Delhi’s commitment to regional stability.



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    US-supplied weapons missing in Afghanistan: SIGAR

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in a report released on Monday said tens of thousands of excessive AK-47 assault rifles and other weapons the Pentagon supplied to Afghan security forces since 2004 have gone missing.



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    UNAMA wishes all Afghans Eid Mubarak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has extended its greetings to all Afghans celebrating Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.



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    Afghans want vote audit concluded fast: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday said the violence Afghanistan witnessed over the last two months was unparalleled during the past 14 years, as he prayed to Allah, the Almighty, to bring peace and stability to the nation after offering Eidul Fitr prayers.



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    Eidul Fitr mubarak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News congratulates the Afghan nation and Muslim Ummah on the observance of the first day of Eidul Fitr festival, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

    Pajhwok hopes the festival may usher into a new era of peace and stability and Afghanistan take giant leaps towards development and prosperity.



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    Slow-paced vote audit may deepen crisis: analysts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Political experts say Afghanistan could plunge into political and economic crises if the slow-paced process of auditing all votes is not accelerated and the new president is not inaugurated on schedule.