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    Reporters briefly barred from covering vote audit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) prevented journalists for hours from coverage of the vote audit process, an official said on Tuesday.



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    US for global firm to take forward TAPI project

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States has urged Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India to engage an international energy company to take forward the ambitious TAPI gas pipeline project that has the potential to transform the entire region.



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    Dobbins, Pak leaders discuss Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador James Dobbins visited Islamabad on Monday to discuss post-election scenario in Afghanistan.



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    MSF treats war-wounded in Lashkargah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): c (MSF) said on Monday its teams had treated 68 people injured during recent clashes in southern Helmand province. The individuals were provided medical care at Boost Hospital from June 21 to July 5.



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    Mutasim pleads for talks between Taliban, govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With foreign troops preparing to leave Afghanistan, a former Taliban minister has urged the insurgents and the Karzai administration to find a negotiated solution to their problems. 



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    IEC vows to speed up auditing ballots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As representatives of the candidates and observers complained of a slow-paced vote audit, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) pledged on Monday speeding up the process.



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    Pakistan not going after Haqqani network: MoFA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday accused the Pakistan Army of targeting only local fighters in the ongoing operation in North Waziristan tribal region, an official said.



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    Bill on privileges for lawmakers illegal: Lawyers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The lawyers' association on Monday urged the National Assembly to throw out a bill allowing parliamentarians to take advantage of certain privileges even after completing their tenure.



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    Country headed in right direction: Abdullah

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Presidential hopeful Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said Afghanistan was heading in the right direction and no one would be allowed to create any crisis.



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    Dobbins briefs Karzai on ballot recount

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The special US representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday met President Hamid Karzai and discussed issues pertaining to recount and audit of presidential vote, a statement from the presidential said.