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    Vote audit: EWA warns against hasty decisions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Election Watch Afghanistan (EWA) on Monday said more transparency in all stages of the vote audit and invalidation process could guarantee success of the electoral process and warned against making decisions in haste.


    Kabul poised to ink Chabahar agreement

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Monday said an agreement would be reached soon among Afghanistan, India and Iran on the Chabahar Port transit route.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    No joint communiqué after Wales summit: NATO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO senior civilian representative in Afghanistan said the alliance would not issue a joint communiqué on Afghanistan at the end of the Wales summit scheduled to be kicked off from September 4.

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    New $27 million US-Afghan project to improve electricity delivery in Kandahar

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: New $27 million US-Afghan project to improve electricity delivery in Kandahar

    Security and Crime

    Protest staged at US Embassy in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Around a dozen protesters held a rally on Saturday in Kabul denouncing the US Embassy decision for what they alleged the rejection of their visas applications.


    US, Afghanistan ink deal to fight poppy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan’s Ministry of Counternarcotics and the US Embassy in Kabul signed a memorandum on Saturday to jointly fight the menace of poppy cultivation in the country.


    Kabul University students take out protest rally

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Kabul University students on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against one year repeat study and transferring some students to other universities as punishment to those involved in a fighting on the campus.

    Business & Economics

    Gas, sugar prices go up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of liquefied gas, petrol and sugar jumped during the outgoing week in Kabul, with efforts ongoing to bring down the gas rate, market sources said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    UN urged to halt Israeli aggression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of citizens took to the street in Kabul on Thursday against Israeli aggression, urging the UN to halt the bombardment of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.


    UN rules out audit completion by Sept. 2

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations top diplomat on Thursday said completing the vote audit process would not be possible by Sept. 2, when President Karzai wants his successor to be inaugurated.