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    IECC restores validity of one ballot box

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Saturday declared validated votes of one of 94 ballot boxes, an official said.


    Abdullah backers blast US, UN for vote rigging

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Dr. Abdullah’s supporters on Friday took to the streets in the central capital against what they called massive fraud in the mid-June runoff elections.


    Martyrs Week: Sardar Daud remembered

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As part of the Martyrs Week, Qurankhwani (Quran recitation) was held for the late president Sardar Mohammed Daud Khan and flowers were placed on his tomb in Kabul on Friday.


    Kabul University students take out protest rally

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Kabul University students on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against one year repeat study and transferring some students to other universities as punishment to those involved in a fighting on the campus.

    Security and Crime

    440 suspects held; arms cache seized

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 440 suspects involved in insurgency have been detained by security forces over the past month, the spy service office said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistan’s meddling has intensified, NDS claims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday alleged the intelligence network of neighbouring Pakistan was directly involved in the latest surge in unrest in Afghanistan.


    UK to renew Afghan aid vow at Wales

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The deputy British ambassador on Tuesday said his country would renew its commitment to continuously supporting Afghanistan at next month’s NATO summit in Wales.

    Security and Crime

    Pro-govt fighters among 6 killed in clashes

    KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two pro-government fighters and six militants have been killed in northern provinces of the country, officials said on Monday.


    Several recruited to MoFA without test

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 1,300 candidates have appeared in a test for 50 different positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in Kabul, where a number of people were appointed in the not-so-distant past without any exams, officials said on Friday.


    MoD rejects SIGAR report on missing weapons

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday rejected as untrue a recent report by the US special inspector general for Afghanistan (SIGAR) claiming tens of thousands of weapons the Pentagon supplied to Afghan forces since 2004 had gone missing.