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    Governance

    It’s official: Ghani the winner

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following a deal between the candidates on a government of national unity, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced the final result of the disputed presidential election.



    BAMYAN CITY, Sept 21, 2014: Photo of a wild bird which has been hunted in central Bamyan province. .
    PAJHWOK/Hadi

    FARAH CITY, Sept 17, 2014: Farah Governor Mohammad Omar Shirzad in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) reporter.
    PAJHWOK/Hamayoon Zahin

    Governance

    Fraud-tainted poll workers to be blacklisted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday decided to blacklist the officials who were found involved in rigging the polls.



    Media Releases

    Pajhwok becomes partner of Afghan Social Media Summit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) has signed on as the first official media partner of the annual Afghan Social Media Summit (ASMS2014), produced by digital media agency Impassion Afghanis



    Governance

    Pakistan hands demarche to Afghan envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In what appears a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan has lodged a protest with Afghanistan with this week’s cross-border attack on a security post in North Waziristan.



    Business & Economics

    Qargha Lake revenue declines by 90pc

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Following last month’s gang-rape incident in the Paghman district of Kabul, revenue from a popular tourist resort, the Qargha Lake, has declined by 90 percent, an official said on Wednesday.



    AIBAK, Sept 16, 2014: Two men arrested in charges of killing a woman with her child are shown to media-men in northern Sumangan province.
    PAJHWOK/Atayi

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape (Video)

    KABUL (PAN): An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and s