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US hails Pakistan’s plan to outlaw Haqqani network

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Jan 16, 2015 - 14:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Obama administration has welcomed Pakistan’s plan to proscribe the Haqqani network and other militant groups linked to violent extremism.
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Obama, Cameron vow joint efforts to defeat terrorists

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Jan 16, 2015 - 14:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron promised on Thursday to work together to defeat the forces of evil that did not even spare innocent schoolchildren.
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US-funded police centre in Wardak crumbling: SIGAR

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Jan 16, 2015 - 12:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): A $500,000 US-funded police training center in central Afghanistan is crumbling because of embarrassing construction flaws, America’s federal investigators said on Thursday.
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US hunt for Omar may go cold after 2014

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Dec 22, 2014 - 11:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): US forces in Afghanistan would not target Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Omar unless they posed a direct threat to America, a Department of Defence official indicated on Sunday.
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Drawdown plan unchanged: White House

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Dec 16, 2014 - 22:48
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.
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USAID plans launching new programmes

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Dec 16, 2014 - 18:29
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to launch three new programmes focused on women’s situation, good governance and municipality services in several provinces.
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McKinley confirmed as new US envoy

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Dec 10, 2014 - 11:39
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States Senate on Tuesday confirmed Peter Michael McKinley as next US ambassador to Afghanistan.
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CIA’s torture of detainees called brutal

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Dec 10, 2014 - 00:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Senate on Tuesday accused the CIA of using brutal but ineffective techniques in interrogating detainees during the Bush administration.
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Anti-Pakistani rallies staged in US, UK

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Dec 08, 2014 - 16:45
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Afghan citizens held anti-Pakistan rallies in the US, Canada and the UK, demanding an immediate halt to Islamabad’s interference in Afghanistan’s internal affairs.
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Hagel arrives in Kabul on surprise visit

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Dec 06, 2014 - 12:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived on an unannounced trip in Kabul on Saturday. The Pentagon also tweeted Hegel had reached Kabul.
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Envoy: US encourages EVAW law enforcement

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Nov 26, 2014 - 10:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Ambassador in Kabul on Wednesday said his country encouraged enforcement of the law on Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW) as essential legal instrument to combat gender-based violence in Afghanistan and end impunity.
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Obama expands Afghan combat mission

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Nov 22, 2014 - 12:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama has quietly issued guidelines allowing American forces to target Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan and conduct air support for Afghan operations when needed post-2014.
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‘US needs sustained aid to Afghanistan’

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Nov 20, 2014 - 14:46
WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States needs to sustain its financial and security assistance to Afghanistan to ensure lasting peace and stability in the war-torn country, a President Obama confident has said.
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Haqqanis threat to regional security, US reminds Pakistan

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Nov 19, 2014 - 20:47
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday reminded Pakistan that the Haqqani network was as much a threat to regional security as any other terrorist group.
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US hails prospect of improved Afghan-Pak ties

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Nov 15, 2014 - 15:56
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States on Friday welcomed the prospect of improved co-operation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, calling President Ashraf Ghani’s trip to Islamabad as important in this regard.
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US welcomes better Afghan-Pak ties prospect

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Nov 08, 2014 - 15:02
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States has welcomed the prospect of better bilateral ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan following the Pakistan Army Chief’s visit to Kabul this week.
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5 killed, 100 netted in Chaparhar offensive

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Nov 04, 2014 - 13:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants have been killed and 100 suspects detained during an Afghan-NATO operation in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.
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$3.6m TV trucks still under tarps in Kabul

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Oct 24, 2014 - 23:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The State Department is funding a contractor $3.6 million for three mobile television trucks that cost a lot more than expected and were delivered two years behind schedule, a US federal watchdog said on Friday.
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Microfinance: USAID guarantees $13.5m in loan

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Oct 08, 2014 - 18:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday announced id="mce_marker"3.5 million in micro-loan guarantees to three Afghan financial institutions to increase access to credit for local small businesses.
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Obama greets Muslims on Hajj, Eidul Adha

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Oct 04, 2014 - 13:11
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US president Barack Obama on Friday congratulated Muslims over the performance of this year’s sacred Hajj pilgrimage and sent them best wishes for celebrating Eidul Adha.
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