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    Two Russians took part in raid on drug labs

    KABUL (PAN): Two Russians had participated in a joint raid with NATO-led troops on drug labs in eastern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday, blasting the move as illega



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    No errors in fraud probe: IEC

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan election body on Saturday rejected the accusation of a watchdog that it acted irresponsibly in the process of fraud evaluation.



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    Peace process draws support in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Tribal elders, religious scholars, youth representatives and influential figures in southern Zabul province on Saturday voiced their support for the government-initiated peace process.



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    Karzai blasts Russian raid on drug labs

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday criticised a joint NATO-Russian raid on drug labs in eastern Afghanistan, saying his government would not allow such offensives without prior permiss



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    $52m MoU on clean water supply inked

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Saturday signed a three-year agreement to increase access to clean water and sanitation services in poor c



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    Iran playing both sides in Afghanistan: Petraeus

    KABUL(PAN): Iran is playing both sides in Afghanistan by supporting the government of President Hamid Karzai and the Taliban fighters who are trying to oust it, a top US military commande



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    Pakistan's role critical in ending war: Holbrooke

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, on Friday said that the Afghan war will go on unless the two countries close their 'historic gap and work



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    Karzai meets Pakistani minister

    KABUL(PAN): Pakistan's visiting Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim on Thursday called on President Hamid Karzai after the two neighbouring countries signed a landmark trade agreement in Kabu



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    ECC disqualifies two candidates

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) said on Thursday it had disqualified two candidates for failing to resign their government jobs on time.



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    Invalidation of votes illegal, says watchdog

    KABUL (PAN): An Afghan election watchdog on Thursday said the election body's invalidation of more than a million votes was "against the law" as most of the ballots were not evaluated