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    Karzai orders probe into Laghman airstrike

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has appointed a commission to investigate alleged civilian killings during a coalition airstrike in the Alishang district of eastern Laghman province,



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    Ballots from some centres to be recounted

    KABUL (PAN): Ballots papers from some polling stations and centres in seven provinces would be recounted following complains of irregularities, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief said



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    Karzai wants private security firms disbanded

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, reiterating his stance, on Sunday directed the Ministry of Interior to use all available resources to ensure the disbandment of private security companies.



    Governance

    Parwan governor satisfied with polls

    KABUL (PAN): Last week's parliamentary election was held in a peaceful environment throughout central Parwan province except two districts, a senior official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Plan abolishing private security firms sent to NSC

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has sent a plan for dissolving private security firms to the National Security Council (NSC) for a review and approval, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Deserving farmers deprived of seeds, fertiliser

    JALALABAD (PAN): Farmers in Sarobi district of Kabul province on Saturday claimed that improved quality wheat seed and chemical fertiliser were distributed to people having no farmland.



    Governance

    Slow-paced work on projects sparks shutdown

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Shopkeepers in western Ghor province on Saturday observed a shutdown against what they called the slow pace of work on reconstruction projects and the suspension of a road projec



    Governance

    Vote fraud irks lawmakers

    KABUL (PAN): A number of Wolesi Jirga members, most of them seeking reelection, on Saturday condemned large-scale irregularities in last week's parliamentary vote.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Journalist wants US soldiers to return jewellery

    KANDAHARCITY (PAN): An Afghan journalist working for the Al-Jazeera television, Muhammad Nadir who was released on Friday in southern Kandahar province, accused American troops of refusing to retur



    Governance

    Candidates concerned at poll irregularities

    KABUL (PAN): A number of independent candidates from eastern Nangarhar province expressed on Friday serious concerns about widespread fraud, irregularities and corruption in the September 18 parlia