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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.



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    UN rights body backs resolution on protecting girls in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The UN Human Rights Council adopted a jointAfghanand US resolution addressing attacks on school children, particularly girls inAfghanistan.



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    Spanta for targeting rebel sanctuaries

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan National Security Adviser Dr Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Tuesday called for targeting militant safe havens across the border, where the government's opponents were being trained and funded.



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    Leak of documents irresponsible: Jones

    KABUL (PAN): President Barack Obama's security adviser James Jones said on Monday the leak of Afghan war logs was "irresponsible" and threatened US national security.



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    Leak of war logs surprises Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The leak of secret war logs of the US military was a "surprise" to the Afghan government, said President Hamid Karzai's spokesman on Monday.



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    Afghan war documents revealed

    KABUL (PAN): Tens of thousands of previously unseen military and intelligence logs from six years of warfare in Afghanistan have revealed what many had already suspected an alliance that was operating at times under the radar and with little accountability.



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    Leak of war logs seen as a serious concern

    KABUL (PAN): Some Afghan political analysts see the leak of secret accounts of the war in Afghanistan as a matter of serious concern for the international community.



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    Karzai denounces NATO for killing 52 civilians in Sangin

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan cabinet on Monday said 52 civilians were killed in a flawed attack by NATO-led foreign troops in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    Italy pledges 45m to Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): Italy would provide 45 million euros in aid to Afghanistan's justice and agriculture sectors, as well as road construction, a top diplomat said on Sunday.



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    In Herat, most poll runners are young & educated

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A number of young candidates are running for the September 18 parliamentary vote in western Herat province, giving a special colour to the ongoing election campaign.