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    Delhi conference to discuss Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A conference in New Delhi will discusses the international security environment, including the situation in Afghanistan post 2014, an official said on Tuesday.



    Reconstruction

    Regulating Kabul’s urban areas to take 10 years

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 70 percent area of the capital Kabul have been occupied by unplanned and illegal means, a Ministry of Urban Development Affairs (MUDA) official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Govt affirms commitment to security in north

    KABUL (PAJHWOK): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai said on Monday that reforms based on principles would make citizens owners of the country.



    Governance

    Senators suggest consensus on talks with Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some law makers advised President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday to develop national consensus on dialogue with Pakistan before leaving for Islamabad.



    Security and Crime

    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least six militants including a commander have been killed in separate clashes in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has described recent changes in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a good opportunity for cooperation, stressing bilateral meetings should be substantive.



    Governance,Reconstruction

    Turkish investment to spur Afghan economy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts are optimistic that the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would help attract further investment to Afghanistan and spur its war-battered economy.



    Governance

    President to Pakistan: Take practical steps for peace

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Sunday urged Pakistan to take practical steps for peace in Afghanistan, saying that mere assurances were not enough to achieve stability.



    Governance

    MPs to govt: Don’t dub rebels as political foes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some member of the upper house of parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Sunday urged the government not to call Taliban political foes, blaming the armed rebels for killing scores of civilians.



    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Bank defaulters out on bail to be arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul police chief on Sunday said 19 of the convicts in the big-time Kabul Bank fraud case would be arrested despite being granted bail.