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    4 of a family wounded in Kabul rocket strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four members of a family were injured following a rocket attack in the 10th police district of this heavily fortified central capital, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    IECC: Complaints against Amarkhel null & void

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said all allegations against Independent Election Commission (IEC) Secretary Ziaul Haq Amarkhel stood null a



    Governance

    DAB urges signing of anti-money laundering law

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The central bank on Tuesday urged President Hamid Karzai to sign the draft anti-money laundering law as soon as possible to prevent Afghanistan’s banks from being blacklisted. 



    Culture

    1st of Ramadan on Sunday: Kandahari

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading astrologist Abdullah Kandahari has predicted Sunday will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    No election-related case received so far: AG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Attorney General Mohammad Ishaq Aloko on Monday announced his office had not yet received any electoral case with a criminal aspect.



    Governance

    UN intervention in poll process beneficial: MPs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday welcomed the delay in announcing partial results from the June 14 presidential runoff election and endorsed presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah’s suggestion that the UN should intervene into the election process.



    Governance

    Senators want Facebook blocked until results

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the political stalemate persists, the Meshrano Jirga on Sunday asked the government to block Facebook until the fate of the June 14 runoff presidential election became known.



    Governance

    Media outlets to help quell political crisis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Media and pro-democracy groups have asked all news organisations to avoid releasing reports and analysis that could exacerbate tensions created by electoral fraud allegations.



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