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    IECC discounts Abdullah, Ghani concerns

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief on Thursday said the watchdog was striving to accomplish its mission in a transparent and fair manner, brushing aside apprehensions of the two leading candidates.


    Complaints affecting final results probed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 900 complaints, believed to affect final presidential poll results, were probed by the Independent Election Complaint Commission (IECC) during the just-concluded public hearings, an official said on Thursday.


    Time for complaints registration extended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday said the time for registering complaints about votes from 444 polling sites had been extended by five hours, ending 1pm.


    Interim govt holds key to avoiding chaos: Sirat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A former justice minister and presidential candidate in the 2009 election on Saturday proposed an interim government be installed if the final results from the April 5 vote are feared causing  political differences.


    Afghanistan face Kyrgyzstan in soccer friendly

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will take on Kyrgyzstan in a football friendly match on Sunday in Dubai as part of their preparations ahead of next month’s AFC Challenge Cup in the Maldives.


    211 polling centres remain shut

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday announced more than 200 of 6,400 voting centres across the country remained closed.


    UN promises neutrality in next week's elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations has promised its ‘complete impartiality’ in next week's elections, assuring the war-devastated country of continued assistance.

    Security and Crime

    10 dead in attack on IEC office in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten people, including five gunmen, were killed on Tuesday when a regional office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul came under attack.

    Security and Crime

    Last year bloody for security forces: Azimi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces suffered many fatalities during the last solar year, when militant attacks drastically surged, the Ministry of Defence spokesman said on Tuesday.

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    Candidates warned against violating campaign rules

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Wednesday warned presidential and provincial council candidates of stern legal action if they violated rules governing electioneering.