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Conservatives have a different view of a lot of issues versus our friends on the other side. The election determines how

that shakes out.

Lindsey Graham

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Reg: No 352

Volume No. 4001 Saturday October 13, 2018 Mezan 21, 1397

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Study Finds Defects in Biometric Devices

KABUL - TOLOnews' findings show that the biometric devices, which are going to be used for October 20 elections, are different from the units which were shown to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) as samples by government ? before signing the contract with a German company, Dermalog. The IEC has said that 22,000 biometric units have arrived in the country which would be used at 20,053 polling stations across the country on election day. The newly-arrived biometric devices do not carry the German company's logo and the power bank and chargers have "made in China" on them. One party to the contract is the German government as it has more than 20 percent shares in Dermalog. The German government ...(More on P4)...(2)

Abdullah Seeks Greater Regional Cooperation in Fight Against Terrorism

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Friday said terrorism and extremism were the two main challenges Afghanistan is facing in the region.

DUSHANBE - Addressing the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit here, the CEO said Afghanistan was in the frontline of the war against terrorism. He told the SCO member state terrorist organization that posed threat to the people of Afghanistan and the people of SCO-member states were still active in the bordering areas of

Afghanistan and continued spreading terrorism. "The presence of safe havens and co-networks supported through drug trafficking were essential and played the role of back bone for terrorist organizations. We have been working with all nations specially Pakistan to Target areas from where the terrorists get training, ...(More on P4)...(1)


District Chiefs Can Play Key Role in Improving

Governance, Revenue

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the legitimacy of a system directly linked with the district administrative chiefs and their role was vital in the empowerment of governance and enhancing the revenue, according to a statement from Presidential Palace on Friday. The president expressed the views while addressing the district administrative chiefs conference here, said the Presidential Statement. The president ...(More on P4)...(3)

UN Notes Progress Made by Security Forces Ahead of Polls

KABUL - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday said despite significant challenges, progress had been made by the country's security forces in creating conditions for the majority of citizens to exercise their right to vote. "Afghanistan's security forces are fully responsible for providing security for the elections process," said Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN secretary-general's special representative for Afghanistan. Adequate security was required to give the opportunity to as many eligible voters as possible to exercise their ...(More on P4)...(4)

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