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    Miakhail’s book “Facebook” launched

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A compilation of Facebook updates, debates, comments and opinions by a senior journalist Shah Mahmood Miakhail has been published in a book form titled “Makh Kitab”, literally meaning Facebook.



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    US welcomes candidates’ support of UN proposal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has welcomed UNAMA’s announcement that both Afghan presidential candidates indicated they support the Independent Election Commission (IEC) adopting the UN proposal on recount and invalidation criteria in the ongoing audit.



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    Vote audit: IEC seeks accord on checklist

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief on Saturday urged the presidential candidates to talk out differences on the check list for the vote audit.



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    In Jawzjan, saline water a major health hazard

     SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The use of saline and contaminated water has damaged agriculture crops and led to the spread of various diseases in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, officials say.



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    Candidates indicate support for UN proposal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Saturday said the two presidential candidates had indicated their support to its proposal for a regulatory decision covering criteria for recounts and invalidations of ballots.



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    Speakers see unity govt as power-grabbing ploy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul-based political analysts on Saturday expressed cynicism about the concept of a national unity government, believing that some greedy politicians are eying perks and power by entering such a dispensation.



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    Omar asks fighters to protect borders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has called on all mujahidin in frontier areas to protect their borders and maintain good relations with neighbouring countries on the basis of mutual respect.



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    UNAMA denounces civilian killings in Ghor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Saturday condemned the killing of 15 civilians, including three women, in western Ghor province.



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    Spare civilians, Hekmatyar directs followers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan’s (HIA) leader, Gulbadin Hekmatyar, on Saturday directed his followers not to target civilians and government employees.



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    Presidential ballot scrutiny suspended yet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul was suspended for a third time on Saturday.