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    Pakistan to work closely with next Afghan govt

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday said it would work closely with the next Afghan government and try to give further impetus to bilateral relations in diverse fields.



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    Massive polls’ rigging reported in Nuristan

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number provincial candidates in eastern Nuristan province on Thursday accused some local and the Independent Election Commission (IEC) regional officials of massive rigging and fraud in Saturday’s polls.



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    IEC ready to hold run-off vote if needed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it was fully prepared to hold a second round run-off election if necessary, saying the run-off would be free from any legal and technical problems.



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    200 complaints lodged in 48 hours in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): About 200 complaints regarding electoral fraud and other irregularities were registered within 48 hours from the Election Day (last Saturday) in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Quarantining 25pc Badakhshan ballot boxes feared

    FAIZABAD/BAMYAN (Pajhwok): At least 74 electoral complaints had been recorded in northeastern Badakhshan province and the objections if verified could lead to putting 25 percent of ballot boxes in quarantine, an official said on Thursday.



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    Pakistan PM’s felicitates Afghan vice president

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday called on the first Vice President of Afghanistan in Kabul and conveyed to him a message of felicitations from Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, on his appointment.



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    Protesters want Ghor mayor, police commander sacked

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): After severely beating locals and journalists, around 200 angry demonstrators took to the streets in western Ghor province and demanded immediate sacking of mayor and public order police commander, an official said.



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    IEC staff face 15 fraud complaints in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it had recorded 32 complaints about fraud and other irregularities during last Saturday’s elections in eastern Kunar province.



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    Cameron greets Afghans on successful elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): British Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Afghans on casting votes in millions in the elections last Saturday for the sake of a better future.



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    Warlords stuffed ballot boxes in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some warlords stuffed ballot boxes and election officials committed fraud during Saturday’s elections in two districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official alleged on Wednesday.