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    Presidential hopefuls claim important progress

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential runners on Friday informed top political and judicial leaders of “important progress” in their negotiations on ending the prevailing electoral impasse.

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    Unity govt best option, Kubis tells UNSC

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The current impasse over results from presidential elections has deepened the political crisis in Afghanistan, taking a heavy political, security and economic toll, a UN diplomat told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday.


    35m afs projects lunched in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Work on two development projects has been launched in the Qarghayi district of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Thursday.


    Jihadi, state leaders to meet candidates tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former jihadi figures and leaderships of the three pillars of the state would be meeting the two feuding presidential candidates on Friday in a bid to end the political impasse that has paralysed the country.


    Electoral crisis hits hard businesses in Khost

    KHOST City (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Khost province on Thursday complained the electoral tension had rendered many people jobless besides increasing insecurity.


    Fraud-tainted poll workers to be blacklisted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday decided to blacklist the officials who were found involved in rigging the polls.


    IECC conveys decision on complaints to IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), after addressing complaints from the presidential runners, on Thursday conveyed its decision to the poll panel.

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    Kabul residents protest Pakistani agression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Demonstrators in Kabul on Thursday urged Islamabad to stop cross-border shelling, threatening to lay a siege the Pakistani Embassy.


    Pakistan hands demarche to Afghan envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In what appears a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan has lodged a protest with Afghanistan with this week’s cross-border attack on a security post in North Waziristan.


    Karzai seeks US help in breaking poll deadlock

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday appealed to the United States to help resolve the political stalemate stemming from the controversial presidential election.