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    Stabbing attack delays vote audit for 3 hours

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit process resumed following a three-hour delay on Wednesday, a day after four Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers were attacked by a representative of presidential runners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah.


    45pc of votes audited in a month, says poll panel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty-five percent of the votes cast in the runoff election have been audited so far, an official said on Sunday, as the outgoing president has stressed his successor should assume office in a fortnight. 


    Framework for national unity govt proposed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Agenda Foundation (NAF) on Thursday shared the framework for a national unity government with intellectuals and politicians, warning Afghanistan would face a crisis if the candidates failed to conclude a deal soon.


    Panel on unity govt holds maiden session

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-created joint commission on Wednesday held its maiden meeting on formation of a national unity government and creation of the chief executive post.


    Reporters beaten up by Ghani representatives

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two reporters of Khurshid and Rahi Farda television channels were beaten up by observers of the Change and Continuity team during the vote audit at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) head office in Kabul on Sunday.


    Candidates’ observers clash at IEC office

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential candidates’ representatives clashed as a result of differences over the vote audit at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office, an official said.


    Vote audit to be over in 3 weeks: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 2,700 ballot boxes have been audited and the process will be completed in 20 days, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Tuesday.


    IEC vows to bypass Abdullah in vote recount

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani on Saturday vowed they would go ahead with the recounting of votes cast in the June election tomorrow (Sunday) whether or not presidential candidate Abdullah joins the start-stop process.


    Vote audit: IEC seeks accord on checklist

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief on Saturday urged the presidential candidates to talk out differences on the check list for the vote audit.


    Ballot scrutiny restarts after suspension

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential election audit resumed on Thursday after 48 hours of suspension for training representatives of the candidates and observers, the Independent Election Commission (IEC).