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    Analysts dub NATO summit encouraging

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Political analysts on Saturday said they were optimistic the latest NATO summit would go a long way to help stabilise the country and further bolster Afghanistan’s ties with the powerful military alliance.



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    Consensus imperative before results: Sayyaf

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief of Dawat-e-Islami (DI) party Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf warned on Saturday that announcement of election results prior to developing consensus between the two candidates could lead to chaos.



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    Asylum seeker wasn’t part of delegation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) clarified on Saturday that an Afghanistan’s ministry official had sought asylum in Britain but was not part of the delegation representing the country in NATO Summit in Wales.



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    Election rivalries develop rift within families

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The 2014 presidential election campaign led to rift among families as relatives were observed supporting different candidates in the race.



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    Kidnapped Ghazni hajj director found dead

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Kidnapped Hajj and Religious Affairs director for southern Ghazni province was found dead in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Saturday.



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    German FM in Kabul for talks on poll crisis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived in Kabul on Saturday to discuss with Afghan leaders the months-long electoral impasse and reassure Afghanistan of his country continuous future support.



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    Rivals resolve all but chief executive issue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The joint committee of the presidential campaigns on Friday said they had sorted out all their differences, but left the thorny issue of what powers the chief executive should have for the two candidates to decide.



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    Election results being compiled: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Friday results from the presidential election were being complied after the vote recount and auditing had finished and would be announced soon.



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    Policeman dead, 7 hurt in Kandahar suicide attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman has been killed and seven civilians wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a police check post in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said.