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    US welcomes candidates’ support of UN proposal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States has welcomed UNAMA’s announcement that both Afghan presidential candidates indicated they support the Independent Election Commission (IEC) adopting the UN proposal on recount and invalidation criteria in the ongoing audit.



    Governance

    Vote audit: IEC seeks accord on checklist

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief on Saturday urged the presidential candidates to talk out differences on the check list for the vote audit.



    Governance

    Speakers see unity govt as power-grabbing ploy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul-based political analysts on Saturday expressed cynicism about the concept of a national unity government, believing that some greedy politicians are eying perks and power by entering such a dispensation.



    Governance

    Presidential ballot scrutiny suspended yet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul was suspended for a third time on Saturday.



    Governance

    Ballot audit to restart on 3rd day of Eid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Friday that 180 teams, working in two shifts, would resume the presidential election audit on the third day of Eidul Fitr.



    Governance

    Ballot scrutiny restarts after suspension

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The presidential election audit resumed on Thursday after 48 hours of suspension for training representatives of the candidates and observers, the Independent Election Commission (IEC).



    Governance

    Vote audit suspended to train observers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit process at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul had to be suspended on Wednesday to train representatives of the presidential candidates and election observers, an official said.



    Governance

    42pc of ballot boxes shifted to Kabul: Dobbins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly, half of all of ballot boxes have been shifted from provinces to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) headquarters in Kabul, the US special envoy said on Tuesday.