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    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    150 complaints registered in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Ballot boxes and other electoral materials from all polling stations have reached the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Monday.


    Votes cast at all Balkh polling centres

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Votes were cast on Saturday in all polling centres across northern Balkh province, where the turnout was double in comparison with past elections, an official said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Ballot boxes attacked in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Two gunmen on Sunday attacked a warehouse where ballot boxes had been placed in the capital of northern Balkh province, but the incident caused no damage, officials said.