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    Vote audit suspended to train observers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit process at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul had to be suspended on Wednesday to train representatives of the presidential candidates and election observers, an official said.



    Governance

    IEC vows to speed up auditing ballots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As representatives of the candidates and observers complained of a slow-paced vote audit, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) pledged on Monday speeding up the process.



    Governance

    Vote audit resumes after hours of suspension

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit resumed after suspension for a few hours due to misunderstandings between representatives of the two candidates, an official said on Sunday.



    KABUL, Jul 17, 2014: Journalists  observe the recounting process of presidential election’s votes at the IEC office in Kabul.

    KABUL, Jul 17, 2014: Mohammad Yousaf Nuristani, chairman of Independent Election Commission (IEC), along with other officials observes the recounting and audit process of presidential election’s vo

    KABUL, Jul 17, 2014: Mohammad Yousaf Nuristani, chairman of Independent Election Commission (IEC), along with other officials observes the recounting and audit process of presidential election’s vo

    Governance

    Time for complaint registration expires

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) on Wednesday said the time for registering complaints about the preliminary results had expired. The watchdog recorded a total of 376 complaints.



    Governance

    IECC asks IEC to tackle issues itself

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday criticised the Presidential Palace and international originations for what it said interfering in the electoral process, asking the election body to handle the electoral crisis by itself.



    Governance

    Delay in primary results can affect date for final results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Saturday while lauding negotiations aimed at ending the current election impasse and deadlock said any delay in announcing primary results could affect date for announcement of final results.



    Security and Crime

    8 air force personnel dead in Kabul suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight air force personnel of Afghan National Army (ANA) were killed and 13 others wounded in a suicide bombing in the Kart-i-Sakhi locality of capital Kabul on Wednesday, officials said.