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    Ballot boxes in 26 Balkh sites found suspicious

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said it had recommended placing under quarantine ballot boxes of 26 polling centres in northern Balkh province.



    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Apr 20, 2014: Dad Mohammad Anab, head of Balkh Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), in an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).
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    Governance

    Warlords stuffed some ballot boxes in Balkh: official

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Some ballot boxes have been found faulty after being interfered with by some warlords and their votes are likely to be declared invalid in northern Balkh province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    50 Balkh polling sites face recount

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s main office in Kabul on Tuesday ordered a recount of votes cast at 50 polling stations in northern Balkh province, an official said.



    Governance

    Recount of suspect ballots begins in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) officials on Monday started recounting votes of quarantined ballot boxes in northern Balkh province.



    Governance

    Ballot boxes at 17 Balkh polling sites suspicious

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): So far 123 complaints about fraud and other irregularities in last weekend’s elections had been lodged in northern Balkh province, with ballot boxes of 17 polling centres recommended to be quarantined, officials said on Saturday.



    Women,Education,Interviews

    Entry test topper eyes improved women’s lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old high school graduate, who topped the university entrance test last fall, on Thursday said bringing positive changes to the lives of Afghan women would be her mission.



    Governance

    Elections held successfully in Balkh

    MARZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The April 5 elections had been successful and without any untoward incident in northern Balkh province, the police chief said on Tuesday.



    Culture

    Ghazni minarets on display in Balkh in photos

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A photography exhibition of ancient minarets of southern Ghazni province was inaugurated on Tuesday in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province.



    Governance

    US says ready to sign BSA promptly

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Untied States of America on Tuesday asked Afghan authorities to consider a quick conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) after successful election on April 5.