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    Governance

    Karzai in Paktika to meet blast victims’ kin

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, accompanied by senior officials, on Friday travelled to southeastern Paktika province and met relatives of the victims of a devastating bombing in Orgun district.



    Governance

    Karzai agrees to postpone new president's inauguration

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai accepted on Saturday night a joint demand of the two presidential candidates for postponing the inauguration of the new head of state.



    Security and Crime

    Motasim seeks change in Taliban’s approach

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim said on Monday fighting against foreign forces has slowed down, asking the militants to change their approach toward security personnel and common Afghans.



    Governance

    Fikr wa Amal Jirga wants results declared

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Fikar wa Amal Jirga on Sunday said the election results must not be politicised and be announced in line with the Independent Election Commission’s timeline.



    Social

    Russia assists calamity-hit families in north

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia the other day dispatched aid and relief goods for the victims of natural disasters in northern Afghanistan on humanitarian bas



    Governance

    IEC ready to answer Abdullah’s demands: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission on Friday affirmed its willingness to answer presidential runner Dr. Abdullah’s demands within the legal framework.



    Governance

    Russia’s special envoy calls on Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, who met Russian special representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov at his office on Tuesday, said the next Afghan president would maintain friendly relations with Russia.



    Governance

    Taliban leaders’ release to help build trust: Mutasim

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Veteran Taliban leader Mullah Mutasim Agha Jan on Sunday said the release of five Taliban inmates from the Guantanamo Bay jail would help strengthen the intra-Afghan peace process.



    Governance

    Karzai assures Indian diplomats security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday assured a visiting Indian delegation that Indian diplomatic missions and assets would be ensured security across Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Shelling a matter of concern, Karzai tells Sharif

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing grave concern over Pakistani troops' unprovoked shelling into eastern Kunar province, President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said terrorists had long been sneaking into Afghanistan from across the Durand Line, but Kabul had never resorted to rocket attacks.