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    Candidates urged to demonstrate patience

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and other civil institutions on Monday welcomed release of partial results of April, 5 polls, urging candidates to demonstrate patience, officials said on Monday.  


    Joint Afghan-Turk exhibition due in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint four-day Afghan- Turkish exhibition showcasing various products will be held in Kabul on Tuesday, an official said.

    Business & Economics

    Prices of flour up, gold down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of flour edged up while gold went down and other daily-use items remained steady in Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.


    Cooperation pacts inked with Tajikistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and his Tajikistan counterpart Imam Ali Rahmanov on Wednesday witnessed the signing of four cooperation agreements between the two countries.

    Security and Crime

    Gunmen enter IEC office in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunmen entered a regional office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul on Tuesday, sparking a clash with security forces, officials said.

    Business & Economics

    Prices of daily-use items stable in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of food and other use items stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    Fraud in entry test blamed on MoHE officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Association (PUA) on Monday alleged widespread fraud had been committed in recently conducted university entrance tests in connivance with some Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) officials and teachers.


    Karzai promises transparent elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, warning against foreign interference in the April elections, on Saturday made clear that Afghanistan would never bow to the whims of outsiders.


    Departing Karzai urges women to partake in polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday called on the nation, especially women, to actively participate in the landmark elections due on April 5 to prove the value of their vote.


    Karzai cuts short jail terms of female inmates

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the world marked International Women’s Day on Saturday, President Hamid Karzai issued a decree reducing jail terms of women and juvenile female prisoners.