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    Ready for June 14 fray: Frontrunners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both frontrunners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday welcomed the final results from the presidential vote, saying they were all poised for the second round.


    Abdullah, Ghani say accept final results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Frontrunners Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday said they accepted the final results from the April presidential elections and were ready for a runoff round on June 14.


    Final presidential poll results tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following the receipt of a detailed report on electoral complaints, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said the final result of the April 5 presidential vote would be unveiled on Thursday.


    All electoral complaints investigated: IECC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) said on Tuesday evening it had investigated all objections and would share its report with the main panel in a few hours.


    Karzai meets leading runners, election officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday discussed the election process with leading presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, as well as poll panel officials.

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    244 inmates released under presidential decree

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following presidential decree on the eve of Mujahidin’s Victory Day, at least 244 prisoners were released from the notorious Pul-i-Charkhi prison on Sunday, an official said.


    Nation mourns landslide victims today

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The nation is oberving today a day of mourning for victims of the massive landslide tragedy in northeastern Badakhshan province.

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    90pc of Afghan monuments under threat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ninety percent of historical monuments in Afghanistan are under threat, because the government lacks the capacity to deal with the problem, a US embassy official said on Wednesday.


    IECC discards up to 230,000 ballots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Complaints Commission (IECC) on Wednesday declared null and void about 230,000 votes cast at 525 polling sites in the April 5 presidential polls.


    Prisoners get relief in jail terms on Victory Day

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday issued a decree awarding concessions to prisoners, including political, having served most part of their jail terms, his office said.