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    Governance

    Candidates get five days to defend themselves

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) on Sunday accused about 120 parliamentary candidates of election law violations, and gave them five days to explain their positions.



    Governance

    Failed candidates end protest, free IEC workers

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Parliamentary candidates, who locked up Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in western Ghor province, have called off their protest, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Failed candidates lock down IEC office

    CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Four unsuccessful poll runners, along with dozens of supporters, locked down the election commission's office in western Ghor province, officials said on Saturday.<



    Governance

    IEC to declare preliminary results Wednesday

    KABUL (PAN): The preliminary results and the exact number of annulled votes in last month's parliamentary election will be announced on Wednesday, the election body said.



    Governance

    Ballots from 30 more polling centres disqualified

    KABUL (PAN): Ballots cast at 30 polling cetnres, constituting 120 polling sites, in last month's parliamentary election have been invalidated after nearly 1,100 allegations of irregul



    Governance

    Laws on hold as MPs boycott parliament

    KABUL (PAN): Several key laws have been pending discussion for months due to lack of quorum in the Wolesi Jirga.



    Governance

    Vote results delayed for second time

    KABUL(PAN): The preliminary results of the month's Wolesi Jirga election, which was expected to be announced on Sunday, has been delayed for three days, the election body said.



    Governance

    Flawed election legacy of poor management: FEFA

    KABUL(PAN): Imperfections in last month's parliamentary election is the legacy of poor management on the part of Independent Election Commission (ECC), said Free and Fair Election Foundation of