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    Nuristan governor denies Doab district fall

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.



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    Complaints to be addressed audit: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) would start investigating complaints against alleged irregularities in the presidential and provincial council ballots once the vote auditing process was concluded, an official said on Thursday.



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    US reward for Siraj Haqqani doubled to $10m

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday announced to double its rewards money on Sirajuddin Haqqani to $ 10 million for information leading to his arrest.



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    Kabul asked to reverse decision to expel reporter

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The White House on Wednesday asked Afghanistan to reverse its decision to expel The New York Times (NYT) reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, asserting that such a move is a significant step backward for the freedom of the press in the country.



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    US reward for Siraj Haqqani doubled to id="mce_marker"0m

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US on Wednesday announced to double its rewards money on Sirajuddin Haqqani to $ 10 million for information leading to his arrest.



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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.