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    NATO Summit to discuss post 2014 scenario

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Amid uncertainty that who would represent Afghanistan at next week’s NATO Summit in Wales, the post-2014 scenario in the war-torn country and the current situation in Ukraine would dominate the proceedings of the important session.


    HR group concerned at electoral impasse

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights group on Friday voiced its concern at the dragging election process, urging both campaigns to help in compilation of results at the earliest in accordance with the law.


    Votes from 69 more polling sites invalidated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday declared invalid votes from 69 polling centres and asked for an investigation into ballots from 1,164 others.


    76pc of votes audited, recounted: Commission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Friday more than 76 percent of the votes cast in the presidential polls had been audited and recounted -- a process that is smoothly moving well.

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    Senior Pakistani academic rescued

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kidnapped four years ago, a senior Pakistani academic has been rescued from Taliban’s captivity, media reports said on Friday.


    Parwan residents pin many hopes on new president

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Residents of central Parwan province on Friday urged the next president to focus on delivering security and justice, as well as development of the education sector.


    Find market for local products, govt asked

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Investment Company (AIC) says it intends to establish a thermal power station having the capacity to produce 40 megawatts of electricity to boost the production of the formerly state-run Ghori Cement Factory in northern Baghlan province.


    Next president asked to bolster security

    PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Baghlan province on Thursday urged new president should help eliminate foreign meddling in country’s affairs and bolster security and law and order.