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    Pakistan wants real friendship with Afghanistan

    KABUL/ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has said his country is committed to promoting friendly relations with Afghanistan.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Afghanistan, Pakistan trade interests inter-linked: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has stressed the need for further strengthening trade and investment relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan for the benefit of the people of the two countries.


    Pakistan backs Afghanistan talks with Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday pledged his support to Afghan president Ashraf Ghani over his attempt to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table.

    Security and Crime

    An ISAF service member killed in north

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Saturday announced its service member was killed in an insurgents’ attack in eastern Afghanistan.


    Ghani wants defence ties with Pakistan bolstered

    KABUL/ISLAMABAD: President Ashraf Ghani on Friday said that his country was willing extend all possible cooperation to Pakistan to jointly curb the menace of terrorism as he was given a high-level briefing on the security situation along Afghanistan-Pakistan border in Rawalpindi.


    President to make first Pakistan visit tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will be leaving for Islamabad on Friday on his first two-day state visit to Pakistan since he took office last month.


    Karzai to leave for India next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On his first foreign trip post-presidency, former president Hamid Karzai is leaving for India next week to attend a conference, a New Delhi-based policy think-tank said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Mortar explosion kills father, son in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A father and his son were killed when a mortar shell exploded in their shop in western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said.


    Abdullah, Gen. Campbell meet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and NATO top commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Francis Campbell on Wednesday held talks on various issues of mutual interest, the CEO office said.