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    Team to probe double murder in Uruzgan

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday sent a delegation to central Uruzgan province to investigate recent double-murder and torture cases.



    Governance

    NATO ponders bilateral deal with Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has indicated its interest in inking a bilateral security deal with Afghanistan, an issue that will be discussed at the defense ministers’ meeting in late February.



    Governance,Interviews

    No breakthrough in BSA impasse: Dobbins

    KABUL (PAN): US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins on Thursday acknowledged he failed to achieve any breakthrough in his talks with President Hamid Karzai over his refusal to sign a key security deal with the US.



    Governance

    Inmates held under poor conditions in jails

    KABUL (PAN): The Special Committee for Evaluation of Prisons Situation on Tuesday expressed its concern over poor living conditions of prisoners held at various detention facilities across the country.



    Governance

    ISAF denies stoppage of fuel delivery to ANSF

    KABUL (PAN): Following reports of cutting in fuel provisions for the Afghan Security Forces by the US, the International Assistance Security Forces (ISAF) clarified on Monday there had been no stoppage in the delivery of requested fuel and it would continue to process all orders to the Afghan security forces.



    Governance,Interviews

    Karzai's terms for BSA signing impractical: Abdullah

    KABUL (PAN): Key opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has termed President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a vitally important security deal with the US until after next year’s elections as impractical and personal.



    Governance

    Warsi welcomes improved Afghan women’s lives

    KABUL (PAN): UK’s first minister of faith, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, has welcomed the improvement so far made in the lives of Afghan women, reiterating her country’s support for efforts at promoting their rights in Afghanistan.



    Governance

    President playing with nation’s fate: Abdullah

    KABUL (PAN): Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the National Coalition of Afghanistan (NCA) chief, on Sunday assailed President Hamid Karzai for playing with the nation’s fate by deferring a security deal with the US.



    Governance

    Karzai links Obama letter to his insistence

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said it was on his insistence that his US counterpart Barack Obama had written him the latest letter regarding the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between the two nations.



    Governance

    IEC announces final list of candidates

    KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced the final lists of presidential and provincial candidates on Wednesday, a day after the electoral watchdog announced completion of the complaint evaluation process.