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    Obama greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr festival

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Greeting Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, US President Barack Obama on Sunday said the festival celebrated common values that united humanity and reinforced obligations people of all faiths had towards each other.



    WASHINGTON, Jul 16, 2014: The US President, Barack Obama, addressing a news conference at the White House in Washington.
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    Governance

    White House to work with new president

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Congratulating the people of Afghanistan on the successful second round of presidential elections, the White House on Saturday said it was looking forward to working with next government.



    Governance

    Taliban trade US soldier for 5 Gitmo detainees

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan was freed on Saturday in exchange for the release of five Taliban prisoners from the US-run Guantanamo Bay Detention Center in Cuba.



    Governance

    Ghani to sign BSA in first week if elected

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Afghanistan would sign the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US in the very first week of him becoming president, frontrunner Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai told a Washington audience on Friday.



    Governance

    Obama expresses condolences, offers help

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok) US President Barack Obama on Friday expressed his condolences over the landslide in Afghanistan, where hundreds of people were feared dead and missing in the tragic incident tr