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    KABUL, Jun 17, 2014: Conference on release of statistical yearbook for 2013-14 in Kabul.

    PAJHWOK/Zarghona Salehi

    AIBAK, Jun 17, 2014: Mothers wait for their children's turn for measles vaccination in northern Sumangan province.

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    Governance

    88.5% materials reach IEC offices

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday said 88.5 percent of important election materials had reached provincial offices. Election materials from 11 provinces have been transferred to Kabul.



    Governance

    Nuristani rejects call for Amarkhel’s suspension

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday rejected Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s call for suspending its secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel.    



    Governance

    Australia greets Afghans on successful vote

     

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Commending the final round of presidential vote in Afghanistan, the Australian government on Monday said committed to progress in Afghanistan including through the provision of development assistance and continued support for the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).



    KANDAHAR CITY, Jun 15, 2014: security forces before launching an operation in southern Kandahar province.
    PAJHWOK/Bashir Ahmad Nadeem

    Security and Crime

    3 journalists beaten up on Election Day

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Council of Journalists, demanding solid steps to curb violence against media professionals, on Sunday said three reporters were beaten and two referred to the attorney’s office on the Election Day.



    Governance

    45pc of Kabul votes reach IEC HQ

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said 45 percent of the votes polled in the central capital Kabul had reached its headquarters.



    Governance

    Batting coach Moles due in Kabul on Monday

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Andy Moles, the new batting coach for the national team, is arriving in Afghanistan on Monday to join players, a statement from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said.



    Governance

    29 complaints filed against election workers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The election watchdog on Sunday said it had so far received 275 complaints, including those lodged over the telephone, about fraud in the runoff presidential election.