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    Police officer who shot female MP detained

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A security official, who shot and injured a female lawmaker in the capital Kabul last night, has been arrested, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday.


    Serious fraud could affect outcome in polls: watchdog

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission on Sunday said it had recorded a total of 870 incidents of fraud classed as "Priority A", complaints considered serious enough to affect the outcome of the April 5 elections.


    Voting time extended by an hour until 5pm

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday extended the voting time by an hour in presidential and provincial council elections.


    No foreign meddling in Saturday’s polls: Kubiš

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations top diplomat in Afghanistan on Wednesday said there would be no international meddling in Saturday’s presidential and provincial elections.


    Electoral watchdog fines Sherzai, Rassoul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The electoral watchdog on Tuesday fined presidential runners Gul Agha Sherzai and Zalmai Rassoul for violating the Election Law during their campaigns.


    Pajhwok launches webpage on poll fraud

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) on Monday launched an independent and neutral webpage ( to encourage people’s participation in the landmark presidential and provincial


    Sadat warns of threats to election process

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Only one week before the April 5 vote, the independent electoral complaints commission (IECC) on Saturday warned of serious threats to the process.

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    Journalists lament colleague’s death

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Supporting the call for a 15-day boycott of Taliban’s coverage, a number of media outlets on Saturday condemned the deaths of an Afghan journalist, his spouse and children in a suicide attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul.


    116 provincial council runners disqualified

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Wednesday announced removing another 116 individuals from the final list of provincial council candidate.

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    Daudzai promises peaceful elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Omar Daudzai on Tuesday promised the April 5 elections would be peaceful because his ministry had complete faith in the ability of Afghan security forces to deal with any challenge.