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    Karzai orders closer study of leaked memos

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday ordered a thorough study of nearly 92,000 leaked US military documents, suggesting regional spy agencies are fueling the Afghan war.



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    McChrystal awarded prestigious Afghan medal

    WASHINGTON (PAN): General Stanley McChrystal, the ex-US commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, has been awarded the prestigious State High Medal of Wazir Muhammad Akbar Khan.



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    Kabul says leak of war logs vindicates its position

    KABUL (PAN): The leak of war logs has vindicated Kabul's position on cross-border terrorist sanctuaries, the National Security Council (NSC) said on Tuesday.



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    Gen. Petraeus visits Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): NATOs commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, made his first visit to the southern province of Helmand on Tuesday since taking charge of all allied forces in the country.



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    No change in relationship with Afghanistan and Pakistan: White House

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The White House has said that the release of thousands of military logs by an online whistleblower would not change its relationship with Afghanistan or Pakistan.



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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.