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    Karzai wants poll result unveiled by end of month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said presidential election results must be announced within the agreed timeline.


    Afghans want vote audit concluded fast: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday said the violence Afghanistan witnessed over the last two months was unparalleled during the past 14 years, as he prayed to Allah, the Almighty, to bring peace and stability to the nation after offering Eidul Fitr prayers.

    Business & Economics

    Meeting discusses economy, smuggling

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A high-level meeting, chaired by President Hamid Karzai, on Thursday discussed the country's current economic situation.


    US diplomat, president discuss UN proposal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held talks with President Hamid Karzai on the ongoing deadlock over the result of the runoff election.


    Karzai condemns civilian deaths in Mazar attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Friday condemned a bomb blast that ripped through a busy marketplace in the capital of northern Balkh province, leaving three shoppers dead and 10 others wounded a day earlier.


    Afghan war was conspiracy: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has said he is a pacifist and the long-running war in Afghanistan should never have happened as he saw it a conspiracy in which the Afghan blood was shed and his effort had been to repel it.


    Power transfer on 5th day of Eid: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With the electoral deadlock still persisting, President Hamid Karzai on Saturday reiterated his administration’s plan to transfer power to the newly-elected leader on August 2.


    Karzai backs UN role in resolving election crisis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Differences during the election process are a natural phenomenon, but addressing candidates’ demands in accordance with the relevant law is the job of the two commissions, President Hamid Karzai said on Friday.


    Massive turnout to help bring stability: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said people’s massive participation in the runoff election would help bring stability to the country.


    Officials warned of legal action if meddled in polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Presidential Palace on Monday released a detailed order preventing government officials from interference in the presidential runoff election slated for June 14.