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    HR group concerned at electoral impasse

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights group on Friday voiced its concern at the dragging election process, urging both campaigns to help in compilation of results at the earliest in accordance with the law.



    Governance

    Votes from 69 more polling sites invalidated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday declared invalid votes from 69 polling centres and asked for an investigation into ballots from 1,164 others.



    Governance

    76pc of votes audited, recounted: Commission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Friday more than 76 percent of the votes cast in the presidential polls had been audited and recounted -- a process that is smoothly moving well.



    Governance

    Ghani, Abdullah meet again to talk out rifts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential runners Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah are set to meet Wednesday night to talk out their differences on the electoral process.



    Governance

    UN wants presidential runner to rejoin vote audit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A UN diplomat on Wednesday asked presidential runner Dr. Abdullah Abdullah to rejoin the vote audit and help complete the electoral process at the earliest possible.



    Governance

    25 complaints filed against vote invalidation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the stop-start vote audit process hit a new snag, the Afghan-led election watchdog announced receiving 25 complaints from the Change and Continuity team against invalidation of bogus votes.



    Governance

    Ghani accepts UN call as Abdullah walks out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on Wednesday announced shifting to the United Nations its responsibility to overseen the vote audit.



    Governance

    Ballot audit halted again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential election vote audit process was halted yet again on Wednesday morning, a new setback to efforts at concluding the process in time, an official said.



    Governance

    BSA vital to US presence in Afghanistan: Dempsey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, highlighted the importance of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with Afghanistan as he oversaw the change of command ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Presidential runners set to meet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team said presidential runners Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and  Dr. Abdullah Abdullah would hold a meeting with President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday.