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    Panel on unity govt holds maiden session

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-created joint commission on Wednesday held its maiden meeting on formation of a national unity government and creation of the chief executive post.



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    2 injured as inmates clash with jail guards

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Taliban inmates clashed with security guards inside the Shiberghan jail in northern Jawzjan province, setting the logistic part on fire on Wednesday.



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    ACCI notes worsening business environment

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The business environment has deteriorated generally during last three months, but small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have suffered more due to the unstable condition, a survey revealed on Wednesday.



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    Vote audit resumes after 90-minute delay

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote scrutiny process resumed on Wednesday after a delay of 90 minutes owing to differences between representatives of the two electoral teams over the audit of some ballot boxes.



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    50 fighters renounce insurgency in Sar-i-Pul

     SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): A group of 50 insurgents joined the government-initiated reconciliation campaign in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Tuesday, the police chief said.



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    Badakhshan intelligence chief resigns

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Gen. Ali Ahmad Mubarez, the intelligence director for northeastern Badakhshan province, on Tuesday tendered his resignation, citing poor coordination among security organs. 



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    Joint commission set up to flesh unity govt details

     KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint commission has been created to flesh out details of an agreement on a government of national unity between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, their election teams announced on Tuesday.



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    Ballot-invalidating system starts working

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A computerised system for separating genuine and bogus votes started working at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office here in the presence of representatives of both presidential candidates on Tuesday.



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    Karzai confers medals on security officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday honoured some employees of security departments with medals in recognition of their services, his office said.



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    Media outlets asked to pay fines or file appeals

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission’s media wing on Tuesday warned some media outlets to pay the fines imposed on them or file appeals within the next four days.