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    UN appraises candidates on polls audit progress

    KABUL (Pajhwok):The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday met with presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



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    Abdullah’s team warns to boycott unity govt talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Reform and Unanimity team, led by presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday warned of boycotting the ongoing talks over the formation a national unity government if its demands were ignored.



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    Zakhilwal briefs candidates on economy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Monday briefed presidential contenders Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on the country's economic situation.



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    Vote audit enters final stage; results soon: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday informed that the vote audit process was about to be completed and that the results of presidential runoff election would be announced soon.



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    Kabul poised to ink Chabahar agreement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said an agreement would be reached soon among Afghanistan, India and Iran on the Chabahar Port transit route.



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    Surge in violence on journalists concerns EU

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) expressed grave concern by the high increase in violence against journalists and freedom of the press in Afghanistan.



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    Next leader should bolster security, economy in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktika province urged the new president to help bolster peace and stability, overcome the menace of corruption and adopt measures to develop the vital education sector in Afghanistan.



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    UN continues to respond to candidates’ concerns

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Even as the comprehensive audit of the presidential runoff approaches completion, the United Nations is continuing to respond to new technical issues and concerns when raised by the presidential campaigns.



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    No joint communiqué after Wales summit: NATO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO senior civilian representative in Afghanistan said the alliance would not issue a joint communiqué on Afghanistan at the end of the Wales summit scheduled to be kicked off from September 4.



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    48,000 votes invalidated so far: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief on Sunday said more than 48,000 votes had been thrown out so far during four rounds of the invalidation process.