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    $25m to be spent on policewomen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US has pledged $25 million in aid to help Afghanistan strengthen its women's police force, an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) official said on Monday.


    Britain supports Afghan transition

    LONDON (Pajhwok): British Prime Minister David Cameron has reiterated London’s pledge to extend all possible support for security, economic and political transitions in Afghanistan.


    Kabul, London discuss regional situation

    LONDON (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani held a breakfast meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street in London on Friday.


    Ghani holds talks with Cameron, Kerry

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani held separate meetings with British Prime Minister David Cameron and US Secretary of State John Kerry in London late on Thursday.


    Reliance on aid to be slashed: President

    LONDON (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday promised to intensify efforts to combat administrative corruption if Afghanistan’s Western backers continued to provide financial assistance and military backing to his administration.


    Ghani’s vision for future draws global acclaim

    LONDON (Pajhwok): Welcoming President Ashraf Ghani’s reform vision, the United Kingdom on Thursday provided more detail on its programmes to support Afghanistan over the next three years.


    Afghanistan wins global support pledges

    LONDON (Pajhwok): British Prime Minister David Cameron, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday pledged stout support for the administration of President Ashraf Ghani. 


    London Conference gets under way

    LONDON (Pajhwok): Co-hosted by the governments of the UK and Afghanistan, the London Conference on Afghanistan, involving delegates from more than 50 nations, began on Thursday.


    Civil society calls for reform, rights protection

    LONDON (Pajhwok): Civil society activists met in London late on Wednesday, highlighting the shrinking humanitarian space in Afghanistan and the need for continued global assistance.