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    Preliminary poll results delayed

    KABUL (PAN): The announcement of preliminary results from last month's parliamentary election has been postponed for a week, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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    Incoming parliament seen as weak

    KABUL (PAN): Some political experts and analysts believe the incoming Wolesi Jirga, lower house of parliament, would be a weak legislative body, packed with unprofessional and inexperienced people.


    Three IEC workers killed, five injured

    KABUL (PAN): Three Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers have been killed and five others wounded in different parts of the country since the start of the electoral process, a spo


    Votes from 141 polling centres voided

    KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday said votes cast in 141 polling centres during last month's parliamentary election had been invalidated.

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    Candidates seek fresh vote in Ghor

    KABUL (PAN): Branding the September 18 parliamentary polls as "unfair", 20 candidates demanded on Sunday fresh elections in western Ghor province.


    3,800 complaints filed with EEC

    HERAT CITY (PAN) More than 50 percent of objections filed with the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) could affect results from several polling sites, an official said on Sunday.

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    Govt-backed candidates likely to win polls

    KABUL (PAN): Some candidates for the September 18 parliamentary election believe government-backed runners would find their way to the new parliament.


    IEC, Wolesi Jirga at odds over vote count

     KABUL(PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of parliament, had "no legal authority" to supervise the vote-counting proces