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    Protesting candidates say their mandate stolen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Protesting provincial candidates and their supporters on Tuesday staged a rally in Kabul, accusing the election commissions of fraud and asking court to take action against those involved in vote rigging.



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    MPs want election officials booked

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing election officials of committing widespread irregularities in provincial council polls, some Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked the government to subject the two electoral bodies to a drastic reshuffle.



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    Final PC results: Losing runners cry foul

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some losing provincial council (PC) candidates in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday alleged their well-off rivals used money and political connections to win seats on the council.



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    Senators ask govt to stem insecurity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of the parliament -- on Tuesday asked the national unity government to enforce effective measures to stem the ongoing wave of insecurity across the country.  



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    Dead among Kandahar PC seat winners

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two dead men -- Hashmat Khalil Karzai and Khan Mohammad Afghan are on the list of successful candidates for the Kandahar provincial council (PC).



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    Herat security post comes under attack

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Armed rebels have launched a coordinated attack on a check-post in Herat City on Tuesday afternoon, killing two policemen and wounding seven civilians.



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    New administration asked to address graft

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A top American Senator on Monday said the new Afghan government had an obligation to address corruption and use the US taxpayer resources responsibly.



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    Feldman, Aziz discuss regional stability

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): America’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Dan Feldman has arrived in Islamabad for talks with top Pakistani officials on bilateral and regional issues.



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    On 1st foreign trip, president off to China

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At the head of a high-level delegation, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday flew to China -- a regional powerhouse -- on his first formal foreign trip as Afghanistan's head of state, his office said.



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    Ahmadzai stresses reforms in construction sector

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday underlined the imperative of reforms and regulations in Afghanistan's booming construction sector.