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    Karzai appoints team to probe Ghor massacre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has appointed a delegation to investigate the killing of 15 passengers in western Ghor province and distribute some 400, 000 afghanis among relatives of the victims.



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    China donates vehicles for Afghan state guests

    KABUL (Pajhwok): China has donated 24 luxurious vehicles worth $800, 000 to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a statement said on Sunday.



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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.