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    Khalili in Behsud to resolve Kuchi-Hazar row

    KABUL (PAN): Second Vice-President Karim Khalili, currently on a visit to central Maidan Wardak province, the scene of recent ethnic clashes, said on Sunday he would not return to Kabul as long as nomadic Kuchis did not accept President Hamid Karzais orders.



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    UK to train Afghan security forces in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three visiting UK ministers on Sunday pledged continued assistance from the British government to southern Helmand province, the world's largest opium-producing region.



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    محصلين هزاره خواهان خروج کوچى ها از بهسود و دايميرداد شدند

    صدها تن از محصلين هزاره در پوهنځى هاى مختلف پوهنتون کابل، ضمن يک مظاهره خواهان خروج عاجل کوچى ها از ولسوالى هاى بهسود و دايميرداد ميدان وردگ شدند.



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    Kabul to seek $14b in assistance

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan would seek 14 billion US dollars in assistance from the international community over the next three years at the Kabul Conference, scheduled for July 20, the finance minister said on Sunday.



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    Wolesi Jirga refuses to debate bills

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, refused to debate any bills on Saturday after President Hamid Karzai missed a deadline to introduce the remaining 11 members of his cabinet.



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    Visiting British ministers seek early troop withdrawal

    KABUL (PAN): The British foreign secretary, William Hague, flew into Kabul on Saturday for meetings with top political and military officials, amid reports his government was looking for ways to speed up a troop withdrawal.



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    Khler praises German soldiers at Camp Marmal

    KABUL (PAN): German Federal President Horst Khler and his wife Eva Luise have praised the sacrifices of German troops in Afghanistan, NATO said on Saturday.



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    Al Qaeda suffers 'important setbacks': US

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Al Qaeda has suffered important setbacks in the last one year and the network is in its "worst financial shape" for years, a top US counterterrorism official said.



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    UK assures commitment to Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): Newly-appointed British foreign minister, William Hague, reassured on Saturday his country's sustained commitment towards Afghanistan.



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    Obama vows to break Taliban momentum

    WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama on Saturday vowed to break the momentum of Taliban insurgents and train Afghan security forces as Americans entered a critical phase in the war against terrorism.