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    Hassan Khitab


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    Governance,Security and Crime

    No talks yet with Taliban, doors open: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr Abdullah said on Wednesday the new government had no yet entered dialogue with the insurgents, but its doors for peace negotiations remained open.

    Women,Security and Crime

    Strength of policewomen to reach 10,000

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite sexual harassment and other cultural restrictions, better work environment and job opportunities would be created for policewomen, the Interior Ministry pledged on Monday.  


    Ahmadzai for reforms in banking system

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai highlighted the need for tough measures to improve banking systems in the country, presidential palace said Monday.


    Be careful in dealing with West, new govt advised

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday hailed international support over the past 13 years, but advised the the incoming government to be careful in dealing with Western nations.


    Crisis deepens as unity govt talks collapse

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The protracted election crisis further deepened on Sunday when negotiations on the formation of a unity government collapsed, confirmed the two campaigns.


    Vote audit to end in few days: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday said the vote audit process would be completed over the next few days and final result would be announced soon.


    Vote audit to be completed in 10 days: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Saturday that 67 percent of the ballots cast during the presidential runoff had been audited and the process would be completed in 10 days, an official said on Monday.


    Habibi appointed as new IEC secretary

     KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday announced electing Ahmad Javed Habib as secretary.

    Security and Crime

    Militants execute Ghor ALP commander

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was executed publicly after being captured by Taliban in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province, an official said Thursday.


    Ballot-invalidating system starts working

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A computerised system for separating genuine and bogus votes started working at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office here in the presence of representatives of both presidential candidates on Tuesday.