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    Afghan leaders need hard compromise: Obama

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Amidst a lingering dispute over the auditing of votes, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the leaders of Afghanistan needed to make hard compromise for the sake of their country's future and security.



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    Campbell leadership comes at defining moment: Hagel

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): As General John Campbell assumes command of International Assistance Security Force (ISAF), US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Tuesday said his leadership came at a defining moment in Afghanistan.



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    US doubles reward for Siraj Haqqani to $10m

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday announced doubling its rewards on Sirajuddin Haqqani to $10 million for information leading to his arrest.



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    White House regrets action against reporter

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Wednesday asked Afghanistan to reverse its decision to expel The New York Times (NYT) reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, calling the action a significant step backward for the freedom of the press in the country.



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    US reward for Siraj Haqqani doubled to id="mce_marker"0m

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday announced to double its rewards money on Sirajuddin Haqqani to $ 10 million for information leading to his arrest.



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    Extraconstitutional actions to impact aid: US

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday warned against extra-constitutional actions by any stakeholders in Afghanistan, saying such a move will have an impact on financial and security support.



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    Kabul urged to lift travel ban on NYT reporter

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday urged the government of Afghanistan to lift a travel ban on a reporter from The New York Times.



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    Obama signs bill allowing visas for Afghans

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authorising an additional 1,000 Special Immigrant Visas (SIV) for the Afghan Nationals, the White House said.



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    White House hails deal on national unity govt

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Friday welcomed the agreement on “unity government” between the presidential candidates; Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr Abdullah Abdullah.



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    Afghan strategy unchanged: White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Thursday ruled out any change in its Afghan strategy as announced by President Barack Obama in May, hailing it as a sound approach that reflected the best interest of the people of Afghanistan.