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    Omar’s relative holds no post: Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Wednesday denied as untrue a report that one of Mullah Mohammad Omar’s family members has been elected as head of the movement’s military council.


    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.