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    Farkhar police chief thrashes tribal elder

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The Farkhar district police chief on Saturday thrashed tribal elder Safdar Mohammad and detained two others for refusing to cast their votes for his favorite candidate, official said on Saturday.

    KUNDUZ CITY, Apr, 05, 2014: A woman goes to a polling centre to cast her vote in northern Kunduz province.
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    KUNDUZ CITY, Apr, 05, 2014: Men queue up out inside a polling centre in northern Kunduz province.
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    KABUL, Apr 05, 2014: Dr. Zalmai Rassoul, presidential candidate, casting his vote in Kabul.
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    Fake voter cards seized from women

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four fake voter cards were recovered from female voters at a polling station in the Khairkhana locality of Kabul, an election observer said on Saturday.

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    Police officers detained; fraud alleged

    MAIDAN SHAHR/BAMYAN CITY/ KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Saturday announced arresting two police officials in central Mandan Wardak province on the charge of election fraud.

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    Special Forces set to secure polls: MoD

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday praised the role of Afghan National Army (ANA) Special Forces’ Unit for paving the ground for peaceful polls, conducting 300 search operations.


    Gatherings held in support of runners

    SHARAN/ KUNAR/ GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Public meetings were held in support of presidential runners Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Dr. Zalmai Rassoul and Hidayat Amin Arsala on Wednesday.

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    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.