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    Security and Crime

    Female lawmaker injured in Kabul gun attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A female lawmaker was shot injured overnight by unknown gunmen in a planned area north of Kabul city, an eyewitness said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Pajhwok appreciated for election coverage

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Omar Daudzai on Monday praised media outlets and journalists for their positive and impartial role in the coverage of last week’s elections.



    Governance

    Watchdog starts investigating complaints

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said it had started investigating complaints from last weekend’s presidential vote.



    Governance

    Civilians among 20 killed during elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai and other senior government officials on Saturday said the Afghans braved security threats to make the landmark elections a success.



    Governance

    More than 7m Afghans exercise franchise

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than seven million (over 60 percent) Afghan voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in the landmark presidential and provincial polls, the Independent Election Commission announced.



    Security and Crime

    748 polling sites to stay shut

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) security body on Sunday announced that 90 percent of polling stations across the country would remain open on April 5.



    Governance

    92pc of Afghans support elections: survey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Citing a new survey, the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) on Wednesday said 92 percent of Afghans supported the April 5 elections, but they were worried about possible fraud.



    Governance

    Polls on schedule at all costs: Amarkhel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After a gun-and-bomb attack on its regional office in the central capital Kabul, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday said such incidents could not derail the April



    Governance

    IEC concerned at govt officials’ interference

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday voiced concern over government servants’ participation in the election campaign, saying necessary materials could not be transported to some restive areas.



    Culture

    Religious scholars vow support to Rassoul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Demanding greater say in government’s affairs, religious scholars who gathered in Kabul on Wednesday announced support to presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul in the April 5 polls.