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    Counter-Narcotics Training Academy capacity doubles

    KABUL (PAN): The European Union (EU) and France have invested 600,000 euros to more than double the capacity of the Counter-Narcotics Training Academy in Kabul from 200 to 440 students, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.



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    Badar asks IEC for mobile registration teams

    JALALABAD (PAN): The governor of Nuristan on Tuesday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to send mobile registration teams to the province to help those who did not have a voter card.



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    Balkh residents want more voting centres

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Due to a lack of voter registration centres, thousands of people could be deprived of voting in the September parliamentary election in remote districts of Balkh province.



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    Gaddafi supports political solution to Afghan conflict

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Expressing solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, the Libyan leader, Moammar Gaddafi, has supported the Karzai government's effort at a political solution to the ongoing conflict in that country.



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    No word from Islamabad on Omar's arrest

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government has received no information so far from Pakistan regarding the capture of Talibans supreme leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, a presidential spokesman said on Tuesday.



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    Karzai appoints NDS chief, deputy

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has appointed a new chief of the intelligence agency, replacing the former National Directorate of Security head who resigned after an attack on the peace jirga last month, an official said on Monday.



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    Karzai has less than $50,000 in his bank account: Jawad

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Afghanistans top diplomat in the United States strongly refuted allegations of corruption charges against President Hamid Karzai and challenged his detractors to provide concrete evidence in this regard.



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    Petraeus says Afghan war at critical point

    KABUL (PAN): The newly-appointed US general, who took command of the 130,000-strong International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Sunday, promised efforts to reduce civilian casualties.



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    NATO urges Muslim countries to help Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): The North Atlantic Organisation Treaty (NATO) has urged Muslim countries to put in more efforts to achieve stability in Afghanistan and help the war-torn country move forward in the reconstruction process.



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    Petraeus for civilian-military unity in Afghan war

    KABUL (PAN): In his first public comments, the new commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus, on Saturday called for unity in the civilian and military effort to stabilise the country.