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    Afghanistan facing economic challenges: Tanin

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): As its takes steps to overcome security threats, Afghanistan faces immediate economic challenges, including a looming fiscal crisis, the UN Security Council were informed on Thursday. 



    Governance

    CEO calls for urgent action against terrorists

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Mourning the loss of more than 130 school students in Peshawar, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said Afghanistan had never made any distinction between good and bad terrorists.



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    Former employee of US contractor indicted

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A former employee of a US contractor was indicted on Tuesday in the Eastern District of Texas for allegedly soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding government-funded contracts in Afghanistan.



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    US rules out change in drawdown plan post-Peshawar attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school and reiterated that it has a long-term committed to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Drawdown plan unchanged: White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Tuesday ruled out any change in its drawdown plan from Afghanistan in the aftermath of the brazen terrorist attack on a Peshawar school.



    Governance

    Afghan war to end in 2 weeks: Obama

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): With Afghan national forces taking complete charge of the country’s security in two weeks from now, the American war in Afghanistan will come to a responsible end, US President Barack Obama said Monday.



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    UN Security Council condemns Kabul attack

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned the Taliban attack on the French Institute of Afghanistan in Kabul, which caused death and injuries to numerous civilians.



    Governance

    Stakes are higher in Afghanistan: Lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): If the US does not leave behind a stable Afghan government, the Taliban are likely reclaim their lost territory and quickly establish another safe haven, a top American lawmaker warned on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Ghani, Abdullah to keep promises: US envoy

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): As Afghanistan prepares to enter a new phase post 9/11, all eyes are now on President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Abdullah Abdullah, a senior Obama administration official told lawmakers on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Strategic deal to be enforced, hopes White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Welcoming the Senate confirmation of Peter Michael McKinley as next US ambassador to Afghanistan, the White House on Wednesday said it looked forward to him implementing the strategic partnership with the new Afghan government.