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    188 more included in list of poll candidates

    KABUL (PAN): Of the 226 people initially excluded from a list of parliamentary poll candidates, 188 have since been reinstated, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Rabbani named as peace jirga head

    KABUL (PAN): Former president Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani has been appointed head of the three-day Peace Advisory Jirga which got underway Wednesday in Kabul.



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    Women fight to get into jirga leadership

    KABUL (PAN): Female participants in the Afghan peace jirga had criticised the lack of women in the tribal gatherings leadership on Wednesday, prompting a woman to be added at the last minute.



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    Committees begin work on swift note

    KABUL (PAN): Twenty-eight committees of the Peace Advisory Jirga embarked on their work on a swift and successful note on Wednesday, organisers of the much-anticipated conference said.



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    Afghanistan to figure in Indo-US Strategic Dialogue

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Afghanistan, and New Delhis role in the country, will figure prominently when India and the United States sit down for cabinet level talks this week, officials of both countries said.



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    Much-awaited jirga gets underway

    KABUL (PAN): A much-anticipated peace jirga aimed at finding a solution to decades of conflict in Afghanistan, got underway Wednesday morning.



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    Karzai extends olive branch to opponents

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday extended an olive branch to insurgents, urging them to renounce violence and sever links with foreign terror networks.



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    Tribal assembly organisers criticised

    KABUL (PAN): The Youth Cooperation Council (YCC) on Tuesday criticised organisers of the three-day Peace Advisory Jirga for denying representation to the Afghanistan's rising generation.



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    Election of jirga committee chiefs postponed

    KABUL (PAN): The election of chairpersons of 28 working committees of the Peace Advisory Jirga, which were to be held on Tuesday, has been delayed for a day.



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    Taliban backers to attend peace assembly: Omar

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai will officially open the twice-delayed peace jirga on Wednesday, his office said.