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Ministers’ performance will be evaluated: President

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Jan 10, 2015 - 11:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday reiterated the performance of ministers would be evaluated after every six months.
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‘Muslims in trouble for shunning Islamic teachings’

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Jan 05, 2015 - 17:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi believed Afghanistan and some other Islamic countries faced wars, terrorism and other problems because they had stopped practicing Islamic teachings.
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Amendments to registration act held off

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Jan 05, 2015 - 16:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Monday accused the house Interior Security Commission of illegally holding off a draft amendment bill to the Population Registration Act. The interior security commission was scheduled to present before...
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Pakistan won’t forcibly expel Afghan refugees: MP

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Jan 02, 2015 - 12:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has renewed pledge to extend all possible support for peace and stability in Afghanistan and that Afghan refugees would not be forcefully deported from the country, a member of the Afghanistan parliamentary delegation visited Islamabad said Friday.
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Wolesi Jirga team meets president today

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Dec 31, 2014 - 19:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga delegation is scheduled to meet President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday on the delay in cabinet formation, but some lawmakers view such sittings ineffective. About 12 days ago, the lower house had set the government a...
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Uprising if rapists not hanged: residents

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Dec 30, 2014 - 19:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of the Nijrab district of central Kapisa province on Tuesday warned of launching an uprising against the government if it did not execute the rapists of a 12-year-old girl.
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Changes to Population Registration Act drafted

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Dec 29, 2014 - 18:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga’s interior security commission would present before the lower house a set of amendments to some articles of the controversial Population Registration Act on Wednesday.
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Wolesi Jirga team meets Abdullah on cabinet delay

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Dec 29, 2014 - 17:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga’s administration board on Monday said if lawmakers’ talks with the president and the chief executive officer (CEO) about the delay in cabinet formation failed to yield any positive outcome, the assembly would take...
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MPs to meet president, CEO on cabinet issue

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Dec 27, 2014 - 17:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday decided to send a parliamentary delegation to meet President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah this week to discuss with them the delay in cabinet formation and reasons behind it...
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Tarakhel reminds Ghani of his promise

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Dec 25, 2014 - 17:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Kuchi tribe representative in the Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament on Thursday reminded President Ashraf Ghani of his election campaign promise to shorten distance between mosque and the Presidential Palace.
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Govt has no will to name cabinet: MPs

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Dec 24, 2014 - 17:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday lambasted the unity government lacked the political will and determination to introduce a new cabinet involving committed and qualified individuals.
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Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget

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Dec 24, 2014 - 13:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected with a majority vote the draft budget for the current fiscal year due lack of balance and other serious problems
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Dangam issue to be resolved soon: Security bosses

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Dec 23, 2014 - 20:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fresh forces have been sent to the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province that would be cleared of militants in the next two days, security officials promised on Tuesday.
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MPs cannot amend law on poll panels: Qazi

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Dec 22, 2014 - 17:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution and Lawyers Association said on Monday the Wolesi Jirga was in in last year of its legislative term and could not amend the law on the structure, duties and powers of the poll panels.
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Senate renews demand for professional cabinet picks

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Dec 21, 2014 - 18:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday renewed their demand for the unity government to introduce eligible and professional individuals as cabinet nominees.
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Pakistanis seek havens in Dangam: Senators

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Dec 21, 2014 - 17:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan-based militant groups are employing a variety of tactics to make permanent sanctuaries in the Dangam district in eastern Kunar province and some other border towns, a Senate delegation claimed on Sunday.
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MPs clash over changes to law on ID cards

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Dec 17, 2014 - 19:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday exchanged harsh words over including amendments to the law on Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) in the house agenda.
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Over 100 armed groups in Kabul: NDS

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Dec 17, 2014 - 17:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service said on Wednesday Afghan forces lacked aircrafts to hit militants attacking the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province and revealed more than 100 armed groups existed in Kabul alone.
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Senators ready for jihad against Pakistan

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Dec 16, 2014 - 18:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday claimed Pakistan’s regular paramilitary forces had attacked the Dangam district of Kunar and asked the government to provide the uprising group with support.
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High-ups involved in insecurity, claim senators

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Dec 14, 2014 - 17:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing some high-ranking government officials of involvement in fueling insecurity, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday said the government had failed to maintain the law and order.
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