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    Karzai urges election results on schedule

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday renewed his concerns at the negative effects the delay in announcing the presidential election results was having on people's lives, especially security, economic and governance issues.



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    Outsiders out to disrupt vote audit: Hotaki

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday expressed concerns at outsider elements striving to disrupt the ongoing vote audit.



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    EU gives $95m to finance police salaries

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union announced on Wednesday its latest contribution to the Afghan National Police of $95 million to enable the government to continue to pay police officers and uniformed personnel of the Central Prison Department.



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    Security forces need $6b annually: Zakhilwal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More foreign aid would be needed to strengthen Afghan security forces after the drawdown of international troops and the current insurgency in the country, officials said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    EU gives $95m to finance police salaries

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union announced on Wednesday its latest contribution to the Afghan National Police of $95 million to enable the government to continue to pay police officers and uniformed personnel of the Central Prison Department.



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    National unity govt. proposal sparks protest

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of southern Zabul province on Wednesday staged a protest against the proposed formation of a national unity government, saying such a set-up was against the constitution.



    Governance

    National unity govt. proposal sparks protest

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of southern Zabul province on Wednesday staged a protest against the proposed formation of a national unity government, saying such a set-up was against the constitution.



    Governance

    UN condemns clash at election commission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Wednesday voiced its concern about a clash between supporters of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign team and Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers.



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    Pakistan renews support for Afghan-led solution

    NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Wednesday reiterated peace in Afghanistan was linked to peace in Pakistan.



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    No accord yet on role of opposition leader, CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint commission of the two election teams on Wednesday claimed concluding its work but two thorny issues have been left to the presidential runners, officials said.