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    Governance

    Mohammadi to push NATO for pressure on Pakistan

    BRUSSELS (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will raise the issue of Pakistani attacks on eastern Kunar province at a two-day NATO defence ministerial meeting scheduled to begin here on Tuesday.



    Governance

    NATO welcomes US exit plan from Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu on Monday said the alliance welcomed US president Barack Obama’s exit strategy from Afghanistan, adding talks over the status of forces agreement (SOFA) with Kabul were in their final stages.



    Governance

    US to continue aiding Afghans for another decade

    BRUSSELS (Pajhwok):  US permanent representative to NATO Ambassador Douglas Lute on Monday said his country would continue assisting Afghanistan in diverse fields for another decade post-2014.



    Sports

    Australia to help boost Afghan cricket: envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday said his country was ready to extend all possible cooperation to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in promoting the game.



    Security and Crime

    Wardak security chief killed by captors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The chief security guard for Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak has been killed after being kidnapped in central Maidan Wardak province by suspected insurgents, the Education Ministry said on Friday.



    Media Releases

    NATO ministers to discuss Afghan mission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will be an important agenda item for next week’s meeting of NATO defence ministers, an alliance spokesperson said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF soldier dies in helicopter crash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, leaving a service member dead, the alliance said on Thursday.