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    Anger grows among Afghans over audit delays

    KABUL (Pajhwok): People in various parts of the country interviewed by Pajhwok Afghan News on Saturday said the prolonged electoral process amounted to playing with the fate of the nation, urging an early conclusion to the vote audit process.

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    Hashmat’s assassination widely condemned

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The assassination of President Hamid Karzai’s cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai in a suicide bomb attack at his home in southern Kandahar province a day earlier has been widely condemned.


    Speakers see unity govt as power-grabbing ploy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul-based political analysts on Saturday expressed cynicism about the concept of a national unity government, believing that some greedy politicians are eying perks and power by entering such a dispensation.


    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both houses of parliament will rise for their summer recess tomorrow (Wednesday). The break will last one and a half month.


    Senate OKs access to information bill

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The upper house of the parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Tuesday approved the Access to Information bill without any amendment.


    Senators voice concern at escalating violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga (upper house) members on Sunday expressed grave concern over growing incidents of violence in the country, calling upon the security forces to do their best to ensure peace.


    MPs deny trust vote to 3 ICOIC members

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Saturday again denied giving a trust vote to three outgoing members of the Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of Constitution (ICOIC).


    Unity govt idea floated by Afghans: Qanuni

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The strategy for a government of national unity had been devised by the Afghan government and endorsed by the global fraternity to break the electoral deadlock, the first vice-president said on Saturday.


    Orgun blast blamed on ISI, Haqqani network

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A former official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) alleged on Thursday the devastating Orgun blast in southeastern Paktika province was planned by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and conducted by the Haqqani network.