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    No justice for civilians killed by NATO: AI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A New York-based human rights watchdog on Monday said the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed by US/NATO forces had been left without justice.

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    Elections trigger crisis instead of clarity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prolonged electoral process has led to increased unemployment and deepening political and economic crises in the country.


    AI raps NATO troops over civilian casualties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops lack the spirit of accountability for civilian deaths during combat operations in Afghanistan, a renowned human rights campaigner claimed on Sunday.


    Repel Pakistani attacks, security forces asked

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday directed Afghan security forces to take effective measures to counter Pakistani interference.


    Commission soon to enforce deal on unity govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The election teams of both presidential candidates on Sunday promised to disclose details of the agreement on a government of national unity between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.


    300 teams to audit votes from tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced more than 5,700 ballot boxes had been audited and the process would accelerate, with the number of audit teams increasing to 300 tomorrow.


    3 injured as Logar protest turns violent

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least two protestors were shot injured by the governor of central Logar province after he opened fire at them with an AK-47 assault rifle in the provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, on Sunday afternoon, the protest organisers alleged.


    Poll panel slammed for hurting people’s trust

    Khost City (Pajhwok): Representatives of civil society organisations in southeastern Khost province on Sunday accused the Independent Election Commission of being pliant and unfair. 


    55 freed from Pul-i-Charkhi prison


    KABUL (Pajhwok): In compliance with a presidential decree on the Eidul Fitr day, 55 prisoners were released from the Pul-i-Charkhi prison on the eastern outskirts of Kabul on Sunday, an official said.