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    NATO prepares new chapter in ties with Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the NATO Secretary General has said that the alliance will prepare a new chapter in its relationship with Afghanistan, as its combat mission draws to a close.



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    Vote audit: EWA warns against hasty decisions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) on Monday said more transparency in all stages of the vote audit and invalidation process could guarantee success of the electoral process and warned against making decisions in haste.



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    UN appraises candidates on polls audit progress

    KABUL (Pajhwok):The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday met with presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



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    Abdullah’s new warning puts elections in peril

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Reform and Unanimity team, led by presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday warned it would withdraw from the political process if its demands were not met by Tuesday.



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    Zakhilwal briefs candidates on economy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Monday briefed presidential contenders Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on the country's economic situation.



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    Vote audit in final stages, results soon: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday informed that the vote audit process was about to be completed and that the results of presidential runoff election would be announced soon.



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    Kabul poised to ink Chabahar agreement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said an agreement would be reached soon among Afghanistan, India and Iran on the Chabahar Port transit route.



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    Surge in violence on journalists concerns EU

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) expressed grave concern by the high increase in violence against journalists and freedom of the press in Afghanistan.



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    Next leader should bolster security, economy in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktika province urged the new president to help bolster peace and stability, overcome the menace of corruption and adopt measures to develop the vital education sector in Afghanistan.



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    UN continues allaying candidates’ concerns

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Even as the comprehensive audit of the presidential runoff approaches completion, the United Nations is continuing to respond to new technical issues and concerns when raised by the presidential campaigns.