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    Serious fraud could affect outcome in polls: watchdog

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission on Sunday said it had recorded a total of 870 incidents of fraud classed as "Priority A", complaints considered serious enough to affect the outcome of the April 5 elections.



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    Sherzai alleges massive fraud in elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Muhammad Shafiq Gul Agha Sherzai on Sunday said that findings of his team showed instances of widespread corruption in April, 5 presidential and provincial council polls.



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    Abdullah leads Ahmadzai in early results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday released partial returns from last week’s presidential vote, showing Abdullah Abdullah in a tight race with his closest rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



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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.