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    Ghani leads Abdullah by 800,000 votes: source

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit shows presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has a 800,000 vote lead over his rival Abdullah Abdullah, an official confided to Pajhwok Afghan News on Tuesday.



    Governance

    8,000 people killed this year, Senate told

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Security bosses on Tuesday told the Senate that insecurity had increased this solar year due to the lingering political crisis, but Afghan forces had been able to prevent insurgents from reaching their targets.



    Governance,Interviews

    Lalai slams delay in provincial poll results

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A member of the Kandahar provincial council on Tuesday said the prolonged electoral crisis had adversely affected every sphere of life and people had lost the address where to go for resolving their problems.



    Governance,Reconstruction

    Work on $200m Kabul park to begin soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The construction of a grand park in the central capital Kabul would start in the next five months, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Ghani team’s complaints addressed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) addressed 188 complaints filed by the Change and Continuity team at a meeting on Tuesday, an official said.



    Governance,Interviews

    Woman repents contesting provincial polls

     MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): A woman candidate from central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday regretted running for provincial council elections.   



    Governance

    Obama to talk Afghanistan with world leaders

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The current situation in Afghanistan would be one of the major topics for discussion when US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry meet world leaders in New York next week.



    Governance

    Opium cultivation up for 3rd year in a row

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama on Monday urged countries of the region, including Iran, Pakistan, India and China, to support Afghanistan’s counter narcotics efforts.



    Governance

    Campbell, Raheel meet on border security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General John Campbell met Pakistan army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Monday.



    Governance

    15m afs set aside for Ghazni attack victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Disaster Management Committee on Monday granted 15 million Afghanis for victims of the terrorist attack in central Ghazni province earlier this month.