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23 October 2014
• Ghani to encourage Chines businessmen to invest in Afghanistan
• Manawi calls for reforms to electoral commissions
• Footage shows police break traffic law
• Karzai says late king had goodwill towards country
• Calligraphy, painting exhibition was held in Balkh
• NATO says assistance to continue to Afghan forces
• Faryab elders call for serious anti-corruption efforts
• Finance ministry says state institutions spent 36 per cent of development budget
• Ghani to follow electronic ID cards distribution process
• Police stops a family to commit suicide in Kunduz;
• Abdullah seeks public support for security
• 10 ANA soldiers killed in 24 hours
• Pro-IS group detained in Kabul
• Obama, Ahmadzai hold video conference
• Three government employees detained on graft charges
• Acting Chief Justice Abdul Salam Azimi resigns
• India reiterates commitment to Afghanistan’s development
• UN backs Afghan youth’s bid for change
• Extremism can never be justified

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22 October 2014
• AGO says debtors of bank should be punished
• ‘Drug mafia pocket $80 billion from drug trade annually’
• AGO: Dossiers of 5 former cabinet ministers sent to Supreme Court
• US envoy assures Dr. Abdullah that budget deficit will be filled by donors
• Abdullah: Professionalism, commitment to be considered in new appointments
• Kabul police says ISIS supporters will face justice
• Six-year-old raped in Kandahar
• WFP: Afghans still lack food security
• MoI denies Ahmadzai-Daudzai rift
• Daudzai wants neighbours to push peace bid
• High Peace Council holds no sessions over the past six months
• Nawzad may fall to Taliban, official warns
• Pakistani Taliban reaffirms allegiance to Mullah Mohammad Omar
• Ministry: Six million Afghans in need of food aid
• Iran hangs three Afghan nationals, shoots dead two others
• Official expresses concern about polio spread

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21 October 2014
• Alemi says formation of merit-based cabinet takes more time
• PC candidates blame electoral bodies for deals in final results
• BSA under discussion in commissions of Lower House
• AGO to prosecute those who bailed out debtors of Kabul Bank
• Danish says no acting governor to be re-appointed as new governor
• Kabul Municipality sets one-month deadline for Sherpoor plot owners to pay their dues
• MoI: number of female police to increase to 5,000
• Abdullah learns about common people’s lives in Kabul
• Analysts: Government not ready to participate in London Conference
• Access to information law ready for Presidential endorsement
• ‘Over 5,900 army soldiers died since 2009’
• Taliban’s ‘biggest military centre’ seized by local forces in Ghor
• Official dismisses reports on appointment of new Attorney-General
• Pro-ISIS slogans surface in Kabul
• Attorney-General: Powerful people grabbed four million acres of land
• Arman-e-Milli Daily editorial: US should not keep mum on cross-border attacks from Pakistan
• Afghanistan Times editorial highlights importance of positive and responsible use of social media

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20 October 2014
• Aziz to investigate Pakistan’s rocket attacks
• Abdullah says all government members work as a team
• Result of provincial council elections to be announced soon
• International community must fulfill pledges
• Report says police are reckless at night
• Al-Qaeda member killed in Nangarhar
• Social media plays a key role
• First Lady emphasizes improving conditions for women
• Abdullah: New cabinet to be introduced very soon
• Qamaruddin Shinwari named new Attorney General
• MPs want provincial poll results unveiled
• Russia faults global effort to combat Afghan drugs
• Officials: Taliban surrounds Uruzgan's Gizab district

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19 October 2014
• Afghanistan, Turkey sign cooperation agreement
• Abdullah announces practical measures for electoral reform
• TEFA, lawmakers call for reform in electoral commissions
• Abdullah optimistic about achievements in talks on Pakistan shelling
• Texts of BSA, SoFA sent for parliament’s approval
• Released inmates complain about Pul-e-Charkhi jail;
• Abdullah: New cabinet to be introduced very soon
• Qamaruddin Shinwari named new Attorney General
• MPs want provincial poll results unveiled
• Russia faults global effort to combat Afghan drugs
• Officials: Taliban surrounds Uruzgan's Gizab district
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18 October 2014
• Ulema asked to play effective role in peace
• Ghani: Afghans will be able to attract international investments in London Conference
• Official: Amnesty International has no right to call for withholding executions
• ICG: Economic problems, another threat for Afghanistan
• Two more presidential advisers appointed
• Report: AGO, Supreme Court leaderships to change
• NSC orders disarming of gunmen in Kunduz
• Jandullah leader eliminated in Takhar airstrike
• Official: Taliban has destroyed over 131 bridges along Kabul-Kandahar highway
• Efforts underway in Kabul airport to prevent Ebola
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16 October 2014
• Ghani: Land plots to be distributed to all teachers
• Abdullah: Education key for a better future
• Abdullah says government should have clear definition of ‘enemy’ and ‘friend’
• MPs at odds over abilities of national unity government
• TEFA, FEFA call for changes in IEC leadership
• Osmani says Ghani should ensure security of country
• Ghani meets with police and army commanders
• Cabinet meeting approves BSA, SoFA
• UN agency cuts food rations for 1 million Afghans;
• Ghani, UK officials discuss London Summit
• President: Kunduz security a top priority
• Lower House approves draft law of international treaties and conventions
• Four drug smugglers held at Kabul International Airport
• Car accident leaves five people dead in Parwan
• HRW urges new Govt. to fight sexual harassment
• A US$200 million corruption scandal proves that the UN needs to change
• NATO helicopters stray into Pakistan

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15 October 2014
• Daudzai: Afghan forces able to conduct all ground operations
• Professionals to be picked as new cabinet members
• HRW urges government not to appoint human rights violators
• Kabul explosion kills two, injures three
• Nearly 3,000 Afghans went to Syria
• AGO to prosecute those who bailed out Kabul bank debtors
• Economy second largest challenge for Afghanistan
• Supreme Court dismisses head of Uruzgan court
• Haqqani commander killed in a drone attack;
• Cabinet meeting approves BSA, SoFA
• Abdullah for lifting armed forces’ moral
• Agenda of Istanbul Conference discussed
• Government dissolves AGO’s oversight office
• Contradictory comments of the AIHRC and court about 400 convicts
• Three new polio cases detected in Kandahar
• Major roads to be kept open in winter
• Journalist attacked by unidentified men
• Afghan teen among world’s most influential

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14 October 2014
• Abdullah: Acting ministers should not delay affairs of the ministries
• Ministry of Finance owes 5 to 7 billion Afs to private contractors
• IEC began entry of IECC’s decisions on provincial council polls
• Monday’s attacks in Kabul, Nangarhar brought casualties to 15
• Anti-corruption office receives 11 dossiers
• MPs urge Ghani to appoint new faces
• Two Kabul Bank debtors flee country
• High expectations, low investments the biggest mistakes of NATO
• AGO submits dossiers of 7,300 prisoners to the president;
• Ahmadzai vows legal action against land grabbers
• President Ghani: Illegal contacts of prisoners with outsiders must be stopped
• PC runners want final results declared forthwith
• Pakistani hardliner group vows to equip Afghan Taliban
• Over 400 cases of violence against women in Herat
• Taliban executes woman over espionage charges in Kunar
• France grants 10 million Euros for Bamyan, Wardak

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13 October 2014
• Ghani renews pledge to enforce laws on powerful
• Abdullah: Being acting official does not mean stopping work
• Mohammadi: Parallel offices and ministries will be either merged or dissolved
• New appointments in Balkh, Nangarhar despite ban
• Twenty rounds fired in Dangam from other side of Durand line
• IDPs in Kapisa, refugess in Khost appeal for aid
• New initiative to immunize more children
• What privileges should the national hero reserve?
• Islamic State’s siege of Kobani, Syria sparks protest in Kabul, Afghanistan ;
• German Chancellor insists on further support of Afghan forces after 2016: reports
• Germany regrets 'mistakes' in Afghanistan mission
• Canada to focus on Indian role in Afghanistan, West Asia
• Why we can't take Afghanistan for granted
• First Lady Rula Ghani aims to elevate Afghanistan's women
• Car bomb hits foreign convoy in Afghan capital, 1 dead - police
• Taliban adopts Islamic State terror tactics as U.S. troops exit Afghanistan
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