Under new leadership, Afghan government undergoes major overhaul before vital donor conference

November 17, 2014 6:45 AM

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Under new leadership, Afghan government undergoes major overhaul before vital donor conference

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani points a journalist during a joint news conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ghani and former rival Abdullah Abdullah, now in the prime minister-like post of chief executive, are restructuring the country’s long-troubled government to focus on security, the economy and social policy ahead of a vital donor conference in December. Ghani became president in September, promising to reverse the legacy of corruption and nepotism of his predecessor Hamid Karzai’s 13 years in office. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File) (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 file photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, sits next to chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, left, while attending an event for the Afghan Women's Empowerment Grants Program in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ghani and former rival Abdullah are restructuring the count...

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