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    Senators call for trial of poll panel chiefs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Several Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday called for the trial of election commission officials for contempt of parliament and fraud in the presidential vote. 



    Governance

    MPs want provincial poll results unveiled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday asked the Independent Election Commission ((EC) to announce the final results of provincial council polls as soon as possible.



    Governance

    PC runners want final results declared forthwith

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Declared winners in preliminary results, a number of provincial council (PC) candidates on Monday called for the final results to be announced soon.



    Governance

    IECC decision on results has problems: Noor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday confirmed receiving the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC)’s decision on final results from the April provincial council polls, but added the ruling had some problems.



    Governance

    Simultaneous elections idea flopped: Sadat

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Holding two elections simultaneously has proven a failure in Afghanistan, the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) chief said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Watchdog sends complaints outcome to IEC

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday sent the outcome of its investigation into complaints from provincial council candidates to the Independent Election Commission (IEC), officials said.



    Governance,Features

    People call for security, reform enforcement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): People from different parts of the country have welcomed the first peaceful transfer of power since Taliban’s ouster from power in 2001, hoping the unity government would complete the Karzai administration’s unfinished agenda.



    Governance

    Social media users want promises fulfilled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Social media users, expressing their happiness over the inauguration of the new coalition government, on Monday urged President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to stay committed to his promises.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai, Abdullah sworn in as prez, CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday took oath as Afghanistan’s new president, succeeding Hamid Karzai.



    Governance

    Zabulis to Ghani: Honour campaign pledges

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Zabul province on Thursday said the president-elect should stay committed to his campaign pledges and resolve problems being faced by the masses.