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    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.


    No accord yet on role of opposition leader, CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint commission of the two election teams on Wednesday claimed concluding its work but two thorny issues have been left to the presidential runners, officials said.


    Karzai to Pakistan: Stop fomenting trouble

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday reiterated his call for Pakistan to stop fomenting trouble in Afghanistan for the sake of lasting peace and stability in the region.

    Security and Crime

    Corruption seen behind torching of oil tankers


    KABUL (Pajhwok): A delegation of Wolesi Jirga, investigating the torching of hundreds of fuel tankers, said on Monday some security and supply officials were linked to the arson attack.

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    Efforts on to build close police-public liaison

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Efforts are ongoing to keep police from developing contacts with political parties or politicians and make the force develop coordination with the masses, an official said on Saturday.


    Civil society complains of being sidelined

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some civil society groups on Thursday complained their role in the election process was being undermined, urging the authorities to step up efforts for the early announcement of results.


    Election uncertainty hits housing schemes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) on Wednesday said the presidential election crisis caused the residential buildings construction projects delayed.


    2nd VP tape: MPs lash out at Abdullah’s camp

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some lawmakers on Tuesday said credibility of the tape of 2nd Vice-President Karim Khalili, released by presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah’s team, was suspect.


    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.