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    Audit process resumes after hours of disruption

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Wednesday afternoon resuming the vote audit process after a few hours of delay in the absence of candidate representatives.



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    25 complaints filed against vote invalidation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the stop-start vote audit process hit a new snag, the Afghan-led election watchdog announced receiving 25 complaints from the Change and Continuity team against invalidation of bogus votes.



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    Ghani accepts UN call as Abdullah walks out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on Wednesday announced shifting to the United Nations its responsibility to overseen the vote audit.



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    Ballot audit halted again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential election vote audit process was halted yet again on Wednesday morning, a new setback to efforts at concluding the process in time, an official said.



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    Afghan leaders need hard compromise: Obama

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Amidst a lingering dispute over the auditing of votes, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the leaders of Afghanistan needed to make hard compromise for the sake of their country's future and security.



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    NATO-led ISAF leadership changes hands

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leadership of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) changed hands at a well-attended ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.



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    BSA vital to US presence in Afghanistan: Dempsey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, highlighted the importance of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with Afghanistan as he oversaw the change of command ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.



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    Unity govt: thorny issues discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both presidential runners Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah went into a meeting with President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Tuesday night.



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    UK to renew Afghan aid vow at Wales

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The deputy British ambassador on Tuesday said his country would renew its commitment to continuously supporting Afghanistan at next month’s NATO summit in Wales.