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    Senators concern over sending less post 2014 troops to Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The US Senators on Tuesday expressed concern over news report that the White House is considering sending fewer troops to Afghanistan as recommended by top US commanders.



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    Karzai meets Putin’s special envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, who met with Russia’s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Zamir Kablov at the Presidential Palace, said Russia had an important role in the region and its political and economic power impacted regional development.



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    No decision yet on troop numbers: White House

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US president Barack Obama has not yet taken any decision on the number of troops to be staying in Afghanistan after 2014 in case of a signed bilateral security agreement, the White House said on Tuesday, refuting a media report in this regard.



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    Nuristan’s development completely neglected: Governor

    ALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province complained the central government had neglected his province in terms of development, with the people were facing multiple problems.



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    Paktika’s 183 polling centres votes quarantined

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): At least ballots of 183 polling centres had been quarantined in southeastern Paktika province, election officials said on Tuesday.



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    Meshrano Jirga to summon security officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): During the Meshrano Jirga session on Tuesday, most of the Senators expressed their concerns over the security situation in the country and preferred to summon security officials to brief the house during the next week’s session.



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    Senators underline preparations for runoff

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some members of Meshrano Jirga or the upper house of parliament on Tuesday asked electoral bodies to separate genuine votes from the bogus ballot and get prepared for the runoff.



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    President assures sacking of Kabul mayor: MP

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga telecommunication commission head claimed on Tuesday President Hamid Karzai had assured lawmakers that he would sack the Kabul Mayor.



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    MPs wants fake and valid votes separated

    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.