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    New president inauguration won't be delayed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday made clear there was no chance of any further extension in the date set for the new president's inauguration, scheduled for September 2.



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    MoI rejects Pak claim on border brawl

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Saturday rebuffed Pakistan’s recent allegations of cross-border interference, saying the accusations were far from accurate.



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    Probe into Khalili’s tape may take a week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on Saturday said it would complete soon its probe into a tape recording accusing second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili of electoral fraud.



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    Ghani, Abdullah meet after calls from Obama

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidates Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met in Kabul on Saturday to discuss the proposed national unity government and election-related issues.



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    Pakistanis’ release: US asked for explanation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan government on Saturday asked the United States for an explanation regarding the release of Pakistani prisoners from the Bagram jail in central Parwan province.



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    Vote audit to be completed in 10 days: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Saturday that 67 percent of the ballots cast during the presidential runoff had been audited and the process would be completed in 10 days, an official said on Monday.



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    Number of child soldiers in Ghor on the rise

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says Taliban and other illegal gunmen are using children as soldiers in western Ghor province."



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    Policeman dead, 2 injured in roadside blast

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): One public order policeman was killed and two others wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Manogai district of eastern Kunar province on Friday.



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    Several recruited to MoFA without test

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 1,300 candidates have appeared in a test for 50 different positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in Kabul, where a number of people were appointed in the not-so-distant past without any exams, officials said on Friday.



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    China seen as pursuing stability in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): While trying to counter the negative political influence in Xinjiang province, China is pursuing peace and development in Afghanistan, analysts say.