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    Turkey meeting unlikely to build trust

    KABUL (PAN): A meeting between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Turkey this week is unlikely to be that successful in building trust between the two long-term foes, analysts said on Monday.



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    Karzai criticised for Atmar, Saleh resignations

    KABUL (PAN): Members of the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, on Monday criticised President Hamid Karzai for accepting the resignations of the interior minister and intelligence chief.



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    Five new ambassadors appointed: source

    KABUL (PAN): Five members of former president Burhanuddin Rabbani's political party have been named as overseas ambassadors as part of a deal with the government of Hamid Karzai, a political source said on Monday.



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    Karzai leaves for Turkey to participate in CICA

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai left Kabul on Monday for Istanbul where he was to participate in a conference on security and hold discussions with his Turkish counterpart, his office said.



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    Resignations big loss to govt: Omar

    KABUL (PAN): The resignations of two top security officials was a big blow to the Afghan government's efforts to improve security in the country, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.



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    Karzai meets a demand of parliament

    KABUL (PAN): Five-newly appointed members of the Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution appeared with their credentials before parliament on Monday.



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    Interior minister, intelligence head resign

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan's interior minister and the head of the National Directorate of Security have both resigned over attacks that marred the opening day of the peace jirga last week, a presidential statement said on Sunday.



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    Karzai orders review of jailed Taliban

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has ordered a review of all suspected Taliban fighters imprisoned in Afghan jails and said those held for dubious reasons should be freed, a statement said on Sunday.



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    Saleh: I accept I failed

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan's interior minister and the head of the National Directorate of Security have both resigned over attacks that marred the opening day of the peace jirga last week, a presidential statement said on Sunday.



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    Top Afghan officials resign over attacks

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan's interior minister and the national intelligence chief have resigned, following attacks on a three-day peace jirga being held in Kabul last week.