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    Elections held successfully in Balkh

    MARZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The April 5 elections had been successful and without any untoward incident in northern Balkh province, the police chief said on Tuesday.



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    US says ready to sign BSA promptly

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Untied States of America on Tuesday asked Afghan authorities to consider a quick conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) after successful election on April 5.



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    Paktia officials accused of ballot stuffing

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): One presidential runner’s campaign manager in southeastern Paktia province on Tuesday accused local officials of meddling and ballot-stuffing in favour of a specific candidate.



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    Watchdog starts investigating complaints

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said it had started investigating complaints from last weekend’s presidential vote.



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    1 killed, 3 injured in Ghazni explosion

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): One child was killed and three others, including a girl, were injured in a bomb blast in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Kubis to runners: Respect poll process

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday urged the presidential candidates to respect the work of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC).



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    Senators call for transparent vote count

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hailing Saturday’s presidential and provincial polls as a success, the Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday asked the electoral institutions to announce the outcome based on genuine votes.



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    France greets Afghans on presidential vote

    KABUL (Pajhwok): French Foreign Minister M. Laurent Fabius on Tuesday said active participation in the election by the Afghans signalled their determination to take control of their future.   



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    Kubiš denounces Kandahar killings

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday condemned an attack which killed 15 civilians through the use of a pressure-plate improvised explosive devic