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    Afghanistan face Kyrgyzstan in soccer friendly

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will take on Kyrgyzstan in a football friendly match on Sunday in Dubai as part of their preparations ahead of next month’s AFC Challenge Cup in the Maldives.



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    Success lies in unity, Karzai tells Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Outgoing President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that Afghanistan was home to all Afghans and their success lied in unity.



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    MPs assail runners over predicting vote results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lower house members on Saturday said they were concerned about own predictions by presidential candidates about the outcome of April 5 elections and widespread fraud allegations.



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    Partial results from April 5 polls delayed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With presidential candidates and their supporters waiting impatiently, the release of partial results from last weekend’s presidential elections has been delayed by a day, an official said on Saturday.



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    Partial results from April 5 polls delayed until Sunday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With Afghans impatiently waiting, the release of partial results from last weekend’s presidential elections has been delayed by another day, an official said on Saturday.



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    Raisins worth $8.5m exported from Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite unsatisfactory yield of grapes last solar year, Afghan traders in southern Kandahar province say they exported raisins worth $8.5 million.



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    MPs endorse accords with Norway, Finland

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga or the lower house of parliament on Saturday ratified two agreements on strategic cooperation the government has signed with Norway and Finland.



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    Fraud to plunge country into chaos, crisis

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Journalists and civil society activists in southern Helmand province on Saturday said fraud attempts in the April, 5 elections would plunge the country into crisis and chaos.



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    Ballot boxes at 17 Balkh polling sites suspicious

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): So far 123 complaints about fraud and other irregularities in last weekend’s elections had been lodged in northern Balkh province, with ballot boxes of 17 polling centres recommended to be quarantined, officials said on Saturday.



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    7,000 Kuchis fail to vote in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Around 7,000 Kuchi tribesmen could not exercise their right to enfranchise in April 5 presidential and provincial council elections in northern Faryab province due to insecurity.