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  • Herat man dies of asthma not corona, finds Pajhwok

    Herat man dies of asthma not corona, finds Pajhwok

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The death of a person from coronavirus in western Herat province has turned out to be baseless and incorrect, Pajhwok Afghan News learned on Saturday. Covid-19 for the first time surfaced in China three months earlier and spread to 160 countries during the period. According to the World…

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  • Madena’s removal as chargé d’affaires from Washington Embassy untrue: MoFA

    Madena’s removal as chargé d'affaires from Washington Embassy untrue: MoFA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has rejected news of the removal of Madina Qasami from the post of chargé d’affaires at the Afghan Embassy in Washington DC and said that she will continue her job. Earlier, Mohammad Mohaqiq, head of the Wahdat Party and member of the…

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  • Kunduz police deny opening fire at protestors

    Kunduz police deny opening fire at protestors

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A man killed near the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northern Kunduz province was not an observer of the ‘Stability and Partnership’ electoral team, Pajhwok has learnt. The IEC on Saturday resumed the vote recount and audit process in 28 provinces, drawing opposition from the ‘Stability…

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  • Facebook page Police-e-Melli Afghan is fake: MoI

    Facebook page Police-e-Melli Afghan is fake: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A social media post associated to Amrullah Saleh, nominee for the first vice president in the State Builder election team, published in Police-e-Melli Afghan (Afghan National Police) fake facebook page has turned to be highly debatable issue in the social media networks on Monday. The Police-e- Melli Afghan…

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  • Reports regarding planned armed attack on IEC commissioner baseless

    Reports regarding planned armed attack on IEC commissioner baseless

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ‘misunderstanding’ led to the arrest of a man who allegedly attempted to attack a senior election official in Kabul, Pajhwok has learnt. The man allegedly wanted to attack Independent Election Commission (IEC) commissioner Maulana Abdullah False Information: Zabihullah Sadaat, IEC acting chief spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News…

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  • Abdullah not behind preliminary result delay

    Abdullah not behind preliminary result delay

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A report that claims presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah was behind the delay in announcing primary result of the presidential election is false. The presidential election was held on September 28 and primary result of the poll was scheduled for October 19, but it was delayed for a…

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  • More votes cast in Paktia’s insecure districts

    More votes cast in Paktia’s insecure districts

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): More votes have been cast in insecure districts of southeastern Paktia province than in relatively peaceful areas during last month’s presidential election, creating doubts in some people’s minds also producing reassuring comments from others about the province’s participation. A total of 194 polling centers were designated for 14…

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  • IEC denies 500,000 non-biometric votes thrown out

    IEC denies 500,000 non-biometric votes thrown out

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has rejected as false rumors regarding invalidation of 500,000 non-biometric votes after a fake Facebook page claimed so. After the September 28 presidential election, the IEC said around 2.7 million people had participated in the poll. However, IEC officials on Monday said the…

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  • Kabir Panahi not referred to AGO, finds Pajhwok

    Kabir Panahi not referred to AGO, finds Pajhwok

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News has found as baseless reports that the Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s information technology general director has been referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO). Two days earlier, Radio Salam Watandar and Subh-e-Kabul Newspaper reported that Kabir Panahi, General Director Information Technology for IEC, has been…

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  • Reports about Ghani’s family bank accounts audit found false

    Reports about Ghani’s family bank accounts audit found false

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News findings show reports about the audit of bank accounts of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s sons and relatives by the US federal administration are false. Inaccurate information: Daily Wesa, an Afghan newspaper, on October 7 published a report titled, ‘US audits bank accounts of Ghani’s family…

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