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    President wants bodies brought home

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to bring home the bodies of Afghan nationals drowned on Monday in Turkey.



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    Provincial poll results unveiled after 7 months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday announced the final results from the provincial council elections that were held seven months ago. 



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    Provincial council poll results today

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An official of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has indicated the final results of provincial council polls will be announced today (Saturday).



    Governance

    5 former ministers facing corruption charges

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five former ministers have been referred to the top court on charges of corruption and misuse of power, a spokesman for the Attorney-General Office (AGO) announced on Tuesday.



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    Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has described recent changes in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a good opportunity for cooperation, stressing bilateral meetings should be substantive.



    Governance

    All governors to work in acting capacity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani on Thursday directed all provincial governors to serve in acting capacity until their replacements were announced.



    Governance

    President orders Kabul Bank case reopening

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday issued a decree, directing relevant state institutions to immediately address the Kabul bank issue and restitute its assets.



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    BSA to be signed tomorrow: Obama aide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday the long-delayed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) would be signed between Kabul and Washington on Tuesday.



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    Number of Afghans in Canada surges

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on Sunday said the number of Afghan immigrants to the country had increased to 2,000 a year.



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    Dostum ready for talks with Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Abdur Rashid Dostum, the vice president-elect, on Saturday condemned Taliban’s latest assaults but expressed his willingness for peace dialogue.