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    US, UN condemn killing of medics in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Mourning the loss of 10 medical aid workers in northern Badakhshan province, the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the US would continue the fight the Taliban and its extremist allies in the country.



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    IEC calls for balance in campaign coverage

    KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday asked media outlets, television channels in particular, not to repeatedly invite candidates to debates and shows.



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    A woman candidate without a campaign photo

    KABUL (PAN): A female candidate for the Sept 18 parliamentary election, who has never worn a veil, has chosen to print pictures of burqa-clad women on her campaign posters. She says the pictures better represent Afghan women.



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    ١٤٣١ جوان با فراغت از دورۀ آموزشى به اردوى ملى پيوست

    بيش از ١٤٠٠ جوان با فارغ شدن از دورۀ آموزشى مسلکى، به صفوف اردوى ملى پيوست.



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    HR group calls for amending provincial council law

    KABUL (PAN): A top Afghan human rights watchdog said on Sunday provincial councils were not effective and the law governing the elective bodies should be amended.



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    12.5m ballot papers flown to Kabul from UAE

    KABUL (PAN): More than 12 million ballot papers, printed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the second post-Taliban parliamentary election, have been transferred to Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.



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    Prisoners freed from Pul-i-Charkhi jail

    KABUL (PAN): Twenty prisoners were freed on Sunday from the Pul-i-Charkhi jail on the eastern outskirts of Kabul after several years of imprisonment.



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    Govt can't aid all flood victims, Senate told

    KABUL (PAN): The government is unable to aid all flood victims across the country, the Upper House of Parliament was informed on Sunday.



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    NATO backs Karzai's stance on private security firms

    KABUL (PAN): Supporting President Hamid Karzai's call, NATO said on Sunday there should be clear rules and guidelines regulating the affairs of private security companies.



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    Dissolution of private security firms supported

    KABUL (PAN): The dissolution of private security companies would help improve the security situation in Afghanistan; believe some former service-members and experts.