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    Obama, Ghani discuss Resolute Support mission

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani and CEO Dr Abdullah Abdullah for the ratification of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA).   



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    Anti-Pakistani rallies staged in US, UK

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Afghan citizens held anti-Pakistan rallies in the US, Canada and the UK, demanding an immediate halt to Islamabad’s interference in Afghanistan’s internal affairs.



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    Next few months seen as vital to Afghan stability

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The next few months are pivotal for the future of Afghanistan's stability, a top American lawmaker said on Friday, urging the Obama administration to have an honest conversation about its relationship with Pakistan.



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    Unity govt making progress, US Senators told

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Despite delay in cabinet formation, the unity government is making progress and there is real coordination between President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah, the US ambassador-designate told Senators on Tuesday.



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    Insurgent activity to decline: New US envoy

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Joining senators in expressing concern over the recent increase in terrorist attacks, the US ambassadorial nominee to Afghanistan told lawmakers that insurgent activities inside the country this year would be at a lower level than that of the previous year.



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    Kerry to meet president, CEO in London

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry would meet President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah in London on Thursday on the sidelines of the international conference on Afghanistan, an official said here on Monday.



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    Kerry welcomes thaw in Kabul-Islamabad ties

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday met visiting Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif on a host of issues, includinfg the current situation in Afghanistan, officials said.



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    BSA key to long-term cooperation: US

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Saturday welcomed the approval of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) by Afghanistan’s parliament.



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    Terrorists can’t scuttle Afghan peace bid: UNSC

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned the Kabul attack, asserting that no terror act could reverse the path toward peace, democracy and stability in Afghanistan.



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    No change in troop level post 2014: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Pentagon on Tuesday ruled out any change in US troop level of 9,800 in post-2014 Afghanistan as determined by President Obama earlier, but said that talks with NATO partners were underway in this regard.