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    Ahmadzai, Abdullah confer on vote audit, other issues

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday met to discuss issues of common interest, including the current political situation, their campaign managers said.



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    Ballots from 7,000 polling stations to be recounted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a new breakthrough, representatives of both presidential contenders on Monday agreed on recounting votes from 7,000 polling stations. 



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    Don't hurt Afghans to please outsiders, Taliban told

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called on the Afghan Taliban to refrain from shedding blood of their countrymen for the benefits of outsiders.



    Governance

    Cabinet approves socio-economic plan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle a four-year socio-economic development plan and extended the period of loan payments for flats in the under-construction Qasaba Township in Kabul from 10 to 20 years.



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    Security forces directed to curb Pakistani incursions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday strongly condemned a recent surge in cross-border attacks, stressing better coordination among asking the security forces to curb such incursions.



    Governance

    NSC praises coordination among security organs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday praised the Afghan National Army, police and the intelligence service for maintaining close coordination during yesterday’s presidential runoff election, calling it a key step forward in professionalism.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai seeks transparency in vote count

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday said the people had discharged their duty by streaming to polling stations to cast ballots, asking the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to demonstrate extraordinary transparency in vote count.



    Governance

    Stay neutral, Karzai asks electoral bodies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday asked the electoral bodies to stay neutral throughout the election process and conduct Saturday’s crucial round in a transparent manner.



    Governance

    AACN seeks ministers’ accountability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Anti-Corruption Network (AACN) on Thursday said that cabinet ministers and senior officials should keep themselves read for accountability by the next government.



    Governance

    Hilal announces support to Ahmadzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a latest development, failed presidential candidate Qutbuddin Hilal on Wednesday announced support to presidential runner Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. Hilal had secured 2.75 percent of votes in the April 5 ballot.