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    Candidates warn of rejecting poll results

    KABUL (PAN): Candidates from northern Kunduz province, condemning large-scale irregularities in last week's parliamentary election, warned on Thursday they would not accept results if authoriti



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    Governance

    Afghan vote a significant step: UN

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Afghanistan and its international partners need to focus on the road ahead in ensuring peace and development in the conflict-devastated country after a series of im



    Governance

    Electioneering a roaring business for fortune-tellers

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 83 candidates for the September 18 parliamentary election are said to have sought spiritual help from religious scholars who received thousands of dollars in exchange for am



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    Governance

    1.5m afghanis received in fines from poll law violators

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) has received about 1.5 million afghanis in fines from violators of the poll law in 190 cases that happened on election day and during the thre



    Governance

    Candidates seek thorough probe into complaints

    KABUL (PAN): Lawmakers from several provinces and the nomadic Kochi tribe on Tuesday asked the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) to thoroughly investigate complaints of fraud in last week's



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    ECC provincial offices can tackle complaints

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) said on Tuesday its provincial offices across Afghanistan were authorised to decide objections filed by candidates and the public at large.