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    Governance

    Ahmadzai team registers 15 complaints: IECC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Complaint Commission (IECC) on Saturday said fifteen complaints were registered by the Change and Continuity team against the invalidation of votes from 75 polling sites.



    Governance

    Ghani accepts UN call as Abdullah walks out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on Wednesday announced shifting to the United Nations its responsibility to overseen the vote audit.



    Governance

    Audit of suspect ballot boxes from tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Led by Dr. Abdullah, the Reform and Unanimity team on Thursday hoped a special audit of 6,000 suspicious ballot boxes would help determine the results of the runoff elections.   



    Governance

    Senators call for probe into poll fraud claims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga, commending the performance of the media and security forces, on Sunday urged the electoral commissions to investigate fraud in the runoff vote.



    Security and Crime

    NDS yet to probe alleged Iranian payments to MPs

    KABUL CITY (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Sunday said they are yet to receive any letter from the judiciary and justice departments on the alleged million dollar Iranian payment to selected Wolesi Jirga lawmakers to reject the strategic partnership accord with the United States, an official said on Sunday.  



    Security and Crime

    4 Pakistani nationals among 11 detained

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Eleven suspects, including four Pakistani nationals, were detained and over nine tonnes of explosives seized in Helmand, Herat, Kabul and Ghazni provinces, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) official said on Sunday.



    Education

    Stop harming girls’ education, urges women’s group

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan Women's Network (AWN) expressed concern over burning schools and poisoning students as such heinous crimes were aimed at reducing girl's morale.  



    Security and Crime

    13 rebels held, attack on USAID office foiled: NDS

    KABUL (PAN): More than a dozen suspected militants have been detained by intelligence operatives in eastern Nangarhar and central Logar provinces, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    50 drug addicts taken to Kabul rehab centre

    KABUL CITY (PAN): A number of drug addicts were taken to a rehabilitation centre after being seized during a campaign by the counternarcotics ministry in Kabul on Sunday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Insecurity in border provinces worries senators

    KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga members on Monday voiced deep concern at the fast deteriorating security situation in border provinces, but the defence minister insisted that rebel-linked violence had declined this year.