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    Abdullah queries Karzai's peace effort

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai's principal political foe asked the government on Sunday not to deceive the public with the farce called peace talks and give the Afghans clear and full information in this regard.



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    Use of firecrackers banned

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior Saturday banned the sale and use of firecrackers, saying it disturbed public order and paved the ground for different crimes.



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    IEC official accused of moral corruption

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Some members of the Khost provincial council have accused the head of the Independent Election Commission's office of being involved in moral corruption.



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    Prisoners freed from Lashkargah jail

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Fifteen prisoners were released from the central jail in southern Helmand province on Saturday, a senior official said.



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    High Council for Peace set up

    KABUL (PAN): Jihadi and political leaders, in a meeting with President Hamid Karzai, finalised on Saturday the list of members of the High Council for Peace, the president's office said.



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    Badghis candidates unhappy with polling centre locations

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Candidates standing in the September 18 parliamentary election in northwestern Badghis province say the location of polling stations is haphazard.



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    US rewriting contracting rules: Gates

    KABUL (PAN): The US defence secretary has said his country is rewriting rules for contracting and foreign assistance money to ensure it does not encourage corruption in Afghanistan.



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    Pakistan asked to lift ban on Afghan TV channels

    KABUL (PAN): Following ban on Afghan TV channels in Pakistan, officials at the Ministry of Information and Culture on Thursday urged authorities in the neighbouring country to review the decision.



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    Kabul Bank is 100pc safe, customers told

    KABUL (PAN): Finance Minister Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, giving personal guarantee to account holders of the Kabul Bank, on Thursday said the bank was cent percent safe.



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    Badr warns of humanitarian crisis in Barg-i-Matal

    JALALABAD (PAN): The governor of eastern Nuristan province has warned of a humanitarian crisis if immediate assistance was not extended to people affected by the conflict in Barg-i-Matal district.