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    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Sports

    Hindukush Eagles in Premier League semis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hindukush Eagles have edged past Maiwand Club in a hotly-contested football encounter, storming into the semifinals of the Premier League here.



    Governance

    President hails candidates’ pledge to resolve dispute

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday welcomed a recent decision by the two presidential candidates to work together to resolve issues concerning the presidential elections and the formation of a unity government.



    Governance

    BSA vital to US presence in Afghanistan: Dempsey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, highlighted the importance of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with Afghanistan as he oversaw the change of command ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.