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    Abdullah’s new warning puts elections in peril

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Reform and Unanimity team, led by presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, on Monday warned it would withdraw from the political process if its demands were not met by Tuesday.


    Vote audit in final stages, results soon: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday informed that the vote audit process was about to be completed and that the results of presidential runoff election would be announced soon.


    48,000 votes invalidated so far: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief on Sunday said more than 48,000 votes had been thrown out so far during four rounds of the invalidation process.


    Karzai urged to stay until his successor takes oath

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief on Sunday urged President Hamid Karzai not to leave office until his successor was sworn-in.


    Kandaharis spell out demands on next president

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Kandahar province say they want the next president to improve security, electricity, extend government’s writ to remote areas, eliminate corruption, improve education, economy and ensure honourable return of Afghan refugees.


    4 polling stations votes found valid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) on Sunday found votes of four ballot boxes valid out of a total 64 polling stations.


    Above 80pc votes audited: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A total of 19,047 ballot boxes or 83 percent ballots cast during the June presidential runoff elections were audited as of Saturday evening, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Sunday.


    Vote audit to end in few days: IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday said the vote audit process would be completed over the next few days and final result would be announced soon.


    Ahmadzai team registers 15 complaints: IECC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Complaint Commission (IECC) on Saturday said fifteen complaints were registered by the Change and Continuity team against the invalidation of votes from 75 polling sites.


    HIA wants early election results


    KABUL (Pajhwok):  The Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) urged the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday to ensure timely announcement of the final results in collaboration with the United Nations (UN).