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Auditing process of votes cast ends

Afghan election votes cast was completed Friday, officials said, but the results will not be known for days as the contentious process of invalidating fraudulent ballots continues. Both presidential candidates claim to have won the June 14 election, triggering a political stalemate and rising ethnic tension as US-led NATO combat …

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Both Contenders sign agreement to support journalists

Both Afghanistan presidential contenders signed an agreement to support Journalists and Free Media Outlets. According to the agreement, both presidential candidates emphasized that they will support Journalists rights and will introduce the perpetrators of violence against journalist to the judicial institutions. Both Abdullah and Ghani promised that will make a …

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19 Taliban killed in truck bombs attack in Ghazni

Taliban insurgents have detonated two powerful truck bombs outside the office of Afghanistan’s spy agency and a police compound in the central town of Ghazni on Thursday. About 19 insurgents armed with machine guns and grenade launchers were also killed during the attack on the intelligence agency base in Ghazni …

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Auditing process to be completed tomorrow: IEC

The independent election commission (IEC) said on Wednesday that the auditing process of the presidential election will be completed tomorrow. The election commission emphasized that few days remaining for the announcement of the final result of presidential election. Spokesman of IEC, Noor Muhammad Noor noted that 94 percent of the …

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11 killed in Afghanistan as Taliban, army clash

An Afghan official says that an attack by Taliban fighters has killed five Afghan soldiers and wounded 14 in the country’s west. Gov. Fazullah Wahidi said Wednesday that the overnight attack also resulted in the deaths of six Taliban fighters. Wahidi said the attackers were wearing Afghan army uniforms. The …

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90 Percent Ballots Audited: IEC

The independent election commission (IEC) has said audit of the 90 percent of ballots has been completed. Officials in IEC said that limited time remains for announcing the final result of the presidential election. Spokesman of IEC, Noor Muhammad Noor said that around 2,327 ballot boxes have been left for …

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Noor To Supporters: Ready For A Mass Demonstration

The governor of northern Balkh Atta Muhammad Noor has called on his supporters to be prepared for a mass demonstration against what he believes unfair elections. Atta Muhammad Noor, the powerful supporter of Presidential election Abdullah Abdullah, stated Monday night that the government, election commission and the United Nations have …

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Taliban Kidnap Ghazni Hajj Director

The Taliban have abducted the director of Hajj and Religious Affairs of Ghazni when he was in the way to Wardak province. Governor spokesman Nang Safi has confirmed the incident and said, “Qazizada was on his way to Kabul while he was kidnapped along his driver by the Taliban.” This …

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Abdullah deadline puts Afghan election in peril

The presidential contender, Abdullah Abdullah on Monday issued another ultimatum over the disputed election result, threatening to withdraw from all efforts to negotiate a solution to the deepening political crisis. Abdullah claims that fraud cheated him of victory in the June 14 election, and fears have risen of a return …

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Auditing process to end in few days: IEC

The auditing process of all votes cast will be completed over the next few days and the final result of election would be announced soon, said the independent election commission (IEC). Spokesman of IEC, Noor Muhammad Noor said that after the announcement of the final result of election, it will …

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Explosion In Mazar-e-Sharif, 3 Killed

Explosives embedded in a bicycle detonated Monday afternoon in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of northern Balkh province. According to eyewitnesses, three people were killed in the blast that took place near Haji Ayub square, northwest to the Shrine of Hazrat Ali. However, the security sources have not yet commented …

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Freedom of Press Is Essential: EU in Kabul

The European Union office of Kabul has expressed deep concerns over increased violence against journalists in Afghanistan. “The European Union is very concerned by the high increase in violence against journalists in Afghanistan,” said in a statement released Monday. The statement added according to AJSC the level of violence against …

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