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    Military leaders to meet amid border tensions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral meeting among Afghanistan, Pakistan and NATO military commanders will be held tomorrow (Monday) in Kabul, an official said.


    Frontrunners share views with poll panel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both frontrunners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday held a consultative meeting with Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in Kabul.


    Next president’s inauguration discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A special commission charged with arranging the swearing-in ceremony for the next president held its maiden meeting in Kabul on Wednesday.


    Karzai to retain influence even after polls: Dobbins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai will maintain his political influence even after his replacement in the wake of the elections, an American diplomat said on Tuesday.


    ICG urges sustained aid for Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has urged the Afghanistan to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US and a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with NATO.


    Afghan golfers off to Lahore for global event

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A three-member Afghan team, accompanied by a mentor, on Monday left Kabul for eastern Pakistan’s city of Lahore to compete in an international golf tournament.


    Shadow district chief among 9 killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said nine Taliban, including a shadow district chief, were killed during a clearing operation in eastern Nangarhar province.


    Foreign soldier killed in northern Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member was killed in northern Afghanistan, the NATO-led force said on Saturday.