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    42pc of ballot boxes shifted to Kabul: Dobbins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): About 50 percent of ballot boxes have been shifted from provinces to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul, the US special envoy said on Tuesday.



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    Abdullah camp denies appointing foreigners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Ashraf Ghani, on Tuesday claimed the Reform and Unanimity team had appointed foreigners as observers for the ongoing vote audit, a claim Abdullah’s camp dismissed.



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    Kabulis protest perks for lawmakers

     

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists protested in Kabul on Tuesday against proposed perks and privileges for parliamentarians after their retirement.



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    Elders allege attempts at dividing Pashtuns

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): In order to achieve their goals, intelligence agencies of some countries have been trying to fuel differences among Pashtun tribes living on both sides of the Durand Line.



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    6 Al-Qaeda commanders killed in drone strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Al Qaeda commanders were killed during a recent US drone attack in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan tribal region, a Pakistani newspaper reported on Tuesday.



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    IEC warns of halting audit if accord not reached

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday warned of halting the vote audit process if its decision on invalidating certain votes was not respected by the presidential candidates.



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    Protestors denounce Israeli aggression

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of enraged residents of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday staged a protest against Israel attacks on the Gaza Strip and condemned the massacre of Palestinians.



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    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both houses of parliament will rise for their summer recess tomorrow (Wednesday). The break will last one and a half month.



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    National unity govt only remedy, says Spanta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Tuesday called a national unity government the only solution to current political problems of the country.



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    Senate OKs access to information bill

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The upper house of the parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Tuesday approved the Access to Information bill without any amendment.