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    Separate fake votes before declaring results: MPs to IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga --- lower house of parliament --- members on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to withhold preliminary results until fraudulent votes were separated from original ones.



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    Vote recount ends tomorrow: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday said the vote recount process would be complete on Tuesday and a third batch of partial results would be announced soon.



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    UNAMA underlines women inclusion in political process

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General,  Ján  Kubiš,  on Monday underlined the  importance  of  continued meaningful  engagement  and  inclusion  of women in Afghanistan’s political processes.



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    Afghanistan flays Iran over Afghans execution

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday expressed deep concerns over the execution of Afghan nationals by Iran and demanded Tehran should thoroughly and transparently investigate the matter.



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    Mutasim role to move peace process forward vital

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After lifting restrictions on a veteran Taliban leader Mutasim Agha Jan by the UAE authorities some days back, Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said Mutasim could still play a vital role to move the nascent peace process forward.



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    Ghani asks IEC to stop releasing more results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to stop releasing further results until fraudulent votes were cleaned out.



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    HIA decides to boycott runoff vote

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar, has decided not to support any candidate if the elections headed for a second round runoff.



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    Probe launched into NATO Kandahar jail

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Appointed by President Hamid Karzai, an investigation team on Sunday arrived from Kabul in southern Kandahar province and held talks with local officials, including the governor, as part their probe into the alleged presence of a NATO-run jail at the Kandahar International Airport.