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    42pc of ballot boxes shifted to Kabul: Dobbins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly, half of all of ballot boxes have been shifted from provinces to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul, the US special envoy said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Policemen among 6 injured in Farah blast

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A roadside bomb on the outskirts of Farah City, the capital of western Farah province, left four civilians and two policemen wounded on Friday, an official said.


    NSC orders probe into barbed wire fence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday directed the relevant authorities to look into reports about installation of barbed wire and digging of trenches near the Durand Line by the Pakistani military.


    Karzai wants media to exhibit responsibility

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday called upon journalists and social media users to refrain from releasing reports that might cause divisions in society. 


    Ahmadzai hopes for final results on schedule

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading in the preliminary result, Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday hoped the final outcome would be unveiled on schedule in accordance with the relevant law.


    No more delays in results acceptable: Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday asked the Independent Election Commission not to delay further the release of preliminary results from the June 14 runoff vote and declare the returns on Monday, a date his rival Abdullah’s camp opposed.


    Preliminary results delayed until Monday: Nuristani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said it had delayed the release of preliminary results from the June 14 presidential runoff election until Monday (July 7).


    2.5m bogus votes cast in runoff polls: Abdullah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah claimed on Saturday the bogus votes cast in the June 14 runoff election numbered 2.5 million and he would not accept the results under any circumstances.


    Abdullah optimistic of outright victory

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday said his team's estimates indicated that the runoff election result would be better than the previous round.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Moderate tremors jolt parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.