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    Governance

    MPs support 3 presidential runners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty-four of 248 parliamentarians, interviewed by Pajhwok Afghan News over the past week, support front-line presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



    Governance

    Kyrgyzstan backs Afghan-led peace process: FM

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan on Sunday signed three agreements on cooperation on diplomatic and political fronts and dealing with natural disasters.



    Governance

    If elected, Sayyaf to crack down on graft, drugs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pledging to improve security in four months, presidential candidate Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf on Thursday said he would launch a crackdown on corrupt officials and drug traders, if voted to power in the April elections.



    Governance

    Japan pledges $43m grant for airport project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan on Tuesday pledged $43 million in grant assistance for a project aimed at strengthening Security at the Kabul International Airport.



    Governance

    For peace sake, Hilal ready to show flexibility

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential hopeful Qutbuddin Hilal on Monday listed efforts for promoting peace and education as well as effective drive against administrative corruption as his top priorities.



    Governance

    On campaign trail, Sherzai outlines priorities

    KABUL (PAN): As a two-month campaign officially opened on Sunday, presidential candidate Gul Agha Sherzai told a huge rally of supporters in Kabul he would steer Afghanistan out of political, econo



    Governance

    Drive begins to engage women in peace bid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Female peace negotiators on Saturday launched a nationwide campaign to persuade women to have their say in peace, asking parties to the conflict for a ceasefire.



    Governance

    AIDP to support Abdullah in polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Democratic Party (AIDP) announced on Thursday its support to presidential contender Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.



    Governance

    Govt asked to repeal amnesty law

    KABUL (PAN): Civil society activists and families of victims of war crimes on Wednesday asked the government to repeal the general amnesty law and implement transitional justice.



    Governance

    Cabinet approves 11 demands of investors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In an effort to encourage investment in the country, the government has accepted 11 key demands of investors, an official said on Tuesday.