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    Candidates fined 76m afghanis in total: IECC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Wednesday said it had fined two presidential candidates and more than one thousand provincial council runners 76 million afghanis in total for violations of rules during the April elections.


    Karzai urged to stay until his successor takes oath

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief on Sunday urged President Hamid Karzai not to leave office until his successor was sworn-in.


    4 polling stations votes found valid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) on Sunday found votes of four ballot boxes valid out of a total 64 polling stations.

    Security and Crime

    UN urged to halt Israeli aggression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of citizens took to the street in Kabul on Thursday against Israeli aggression, urging the UN to halt the bombardment of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.


    Women seek greater representation in govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan women from various walks of life, debating the subject of women’s empowerment, on Thursday sought sufficient representations in the new government.


    25 complaints filed against vote invalidation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the stop-start vote audit process hit a new snag, the Afghan-led election watchdog announced receiving 25 complaints from the Change and Continuity team against invalidation of bogus votes.


    No funds for rebuilding Salang road: Official

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite consistent public demand for the reconstruction of Salang Highway, a vital route connecting central parts of the country with the north, the government said on Tuesday it lacked funds for the project.


    Watchdog ready to address post-audit complaints

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan-led election watchdog on Monday expressed its readiness to register complaints from presidential candidates against Independent Election Commission (IEC) decisions on the outcome of the ongoing vote audit.

    Security and Crime

    Kabul blast leaves 9 ANA soldiers wounded

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were wounded during an explosion in the 12th police district of Kabul on Sunday, an official said.


    Abdullah defends deal on national unity govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday stoutly defended a deal with his rival Dr. Ashraf Ahmad Ghani Ahmadzai on forming a government of national unity.