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    Hundreds protest poll anomalies in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Hundreds of residents took to the streets in eastern Kunar province on Thursday against what they called blatant irregularities in Saturday's parliamentary elections.<



    Governance

    Turnout hits record low in Saturday's polls

    KABUL (PAN): The voter turnout in Saturday's parliamentary elections was 50 percent lower than the 2004 ballot when 8.5 million people exercised their franchise right, an official said on Thurs



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    Political analysts chide outgoing MPs

    KABUL (PAN): Political and economic analysts believe the five years term of the outgoing parliament was far from useful, with a thumping majority of members failing to play their role under the law



    Security and Crime

    64 killed in north on election day

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A senior police official said on Thursday 64 people were killed and dozens others injured during Saturday's parliamentary election in the north.



    Governance

    ECC receives 5,500 complaints

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) has received 5,500 complaints of irregularities in Saturday's parliamentary vote, the watchdog said on Wednesday.



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    Poll credibility dented by fraud: Abdullah

    KABUL (PAN): Dr Abdullah Abdullah, leader of an opposition party, said on Wednesday the September 18 parliamentary election's credibility had been undermined by "widespread fraud".