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Political Parties Demand Biometric Registration for Presidential Elections, Say Voter List Not Reliable
Political Parties Demand Biometric Registration for Presidential Elections, Say Voter List Not Reliable

As per a statement by political parties on social media, it has been expressed that the voters' list is not

1 Nov 2018
As Afghanistan Ranks 6th in Worst Records of Prosecuting Perpetrators for Crimes Against Journalists, VP Danish calls it ‘Huge Challenge’
As Afghanistan Ranks 6th in Worst Records of Prosecuting Perpetrators for Crimes Against Journalists, VP Danish calls it ‘Huge Challenge’

Second Vice President Danish on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists said in a speech that the

1 Nov 2018
Solution in Afghanistan is Political, Not Military: Gen Scott Miller
Solution in Afghanistan is Political, Not Military: Gen Scott Miller

The head of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan Gen Scott Miller, in a first interview after taking charge as

1 Nov 2018
Afghanistan Climbs 16 Places Up in World Bank’s Ease Of Doing Business Report 2019
Afghanistan Climbs 16 Places Up in World Bank’s Ease Of Doing Business Report 2019

The Ease of Doing Business Report which is released by the World Bank has ranked Afghanistan...

31 Oct 2018
Internally Displaced Persons in Afghanistan: When Women and Girls are the Worst Sufferers of War and Instability
Internally Displaced Persons in Afghanistan: When Women and Girls are the Worst Sufferers of War and Instability

Women’s Regional Network is a group of civil society leaders that capture the perspectives and agency...

30 Oct 2018
Once held in Guantanamo, ‘Leading’ Taliban Men Now Found in Their Qatar Political Office
Once held in Guantanamo, ‘Leading’ Taliban Men Now Found in Their Qatar Political Office

Four of these leaders are supposed to be senior members of Taliban...

30 Oct 2018
Afghan Women Bear the Brunt of War, Need a Weightier Say in Peace Process
Afghan Women Bear the Brunt of War, Need a Weightier Say in Peace Process

It has recently become a matter of concern for organizations and people that despite Afghan women having come a long

30 Oct 2018
Pak Needs to Take Steps to Fight Terrorism: US Central Command Chief Votel
Pak Needs to Take Steps to Fight Terrorism: US Central Command Chief Votel

US Central Command Commander Gen Votel met with President Ashraf Ghani on Monday and in their meeting, they discussed matters

30 Oct 2018
MPs Shun Government’s Report on Assassination of Gen Raziq
MPs Shun Government’s Report on Assassination of Gen Raziq

On Monday, the heads of defence, security and intelligence were scheduled to appear in the lower house...

29 Oct 2018
UN Urges Electoral Authorities to Maintain Transparency and Integrity in Operations, Stick to Timetable
UN Urges Electoral Authorities to Maintain Transparency and Integrity in Operations, Stick to Timetable

The UN Mission had also requested electoral authorities to stick to a timetable...

28 Oct 2018
US Joint Chief of Staffs Says Afghan Security Forces Provide Encouragement
US Joint Chief of Staffs Says Afghan Security Forces Provide Encouragement

Dunford said that it is his concern for his country’s internal security that kept him sticking...

28 Oct 2018
Survey Indicates that Half of Afghan Population is Under Psychological Stress
Survey Indicates that Half of Afghan Population is Under Psychological Stress

Public Health Ministry of Afghanistan while citing a survey informed that one in two Afghans...

28 Oct 2018
Kandahar Attack Triggers MPs to Urge Government in Suspending Diplomatic Ties with Pak
Kandahar Attack Triggers MPs to Urge Government in Suspending Diplomatic Ties with Pak

In the light of the recent assassination of Kandahar’s late police chief Gen Razeq by Taliban, the MPs of Wolesi

27 Oct 2018
US Military Members Halt Contact with Afghan Security Personnel, Claim Protocol Conformity After “Green on Blue” Attacks
US Military Members Halt Contact with Afghan Security Personnel, Claim Protocol Conformity After “Green on Blue” Attacks

NATO Resolute Support’s Spokesperson pointed out that such activity is protocol after

25 Oct 2018
As Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and Other Eminent Politicians and Leaders Visit Kandahar, Unity Amongst Afghans Manifests
As Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and Other Eminent Politicians and Leaders Visit Kandahar, Unity Amongst Afghans Manifests

Dr Abdullah visited the grave of Late Gen Raziq who was martyred last week in an attack by Taliban...

25 Oct 2018
After Fingers Pointed at Pak for Kandahar Attack, Lawmakers Demand Details on Raziq Assassination
After Fingers Pointed at Pak for Kandahar Attack, Lawmakers Demand Details on Raziq Assassination

Members of Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday said that the circumstances surrounding Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq’s assassination were ‘questionable’

25 Oct 2018
US Congressman Lynch Writes to President Trump Opposing the Proposal of Afghan War Privatisation
US Congressman Lynch Writes to President Trump Opposing the Proposal of Afghan War Privatisation

On Tuesday, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, who is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security...

24 Oct 2018
Commission will Stick to Mechanism for Vote Count, Will Treat Ballots Cast Sans Biometrics with Special Care: IEC Chief
Commission will Stick to Mechanism for Vote Count, Will Treat Ballots Cast Sans Biometrics with Special Care: IEC Chief

The Independent Election Commission Chief Abdul Sayyad in a press conference on Wednesday clarified that the ballot boxes have finally

24 Oct 2018
UNSC Commends Parliamentary Elections and Voter Turnout
UNSC Commends Parliamentary Elections and Voter Turnout

The United Nations Security Council members have acknowledged well, the parliamentary elections of Afghanistan and have emphasised that there must

24 Oct 2018
US Secretary of State Pompeo: Pak Would be Held Responsible if Found Complacent in Counter-Terrorism
US Secretary of State Pompeo: Pak Would be Held Responsible if Found Complacent in Counter-Terrorism

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Tuesday that if Pakistan is not sincere in its efforts for

24 Oct 2018
Pak Behind Kandahar Attack and Raziq’s Assassination: Prez Ghani
Pak Behind Kandahar Attack and Raziq’s Assassination: Prez Ghani

President Ghani made a visit to Kandahar city on Tuesday to pay homage to late police chief Gen Abdul Raziq...

23 Oct 2018
Counting of Votes to Begin Tomorrow: IEC
Counting of Votes to Begin Tomorrow: IEC

IEC spokesman Sayed Hafizullah Hashem announced on Tuesday that the vote count will begin from Wednesday...

23 Oct 2018
Parties Insist that Elections had Fraudulent Practices
Parties Insist that Elections had Fraudulent Practices

The parties are also insisting that in those centres where biometric use was excused due to issues...

22 Oct 2018
To Honour Raziq, Artists Paint a Mural on Police Academy Wall
To Honour Raziq, Artists Paint a Mural on Police Academy Wall

A local organization called Help for Afghan Heroes has painted a mural of the martyred hero...

22 Oct 2018
IEC Establishes Committee to Look into Various Impediments of Elections
IEC Establishes Committee to Look into Various Impediments of Elections

There were a lot of issues that sprouted during the elections and one of them might have been fraudulent...

22 Oct 2018
Agricultural Assistance for Food Security Severely Underfunded in Afghanistan: FAO
Agricultural Assistance for Food Security Severely Underfunded in Afghanistan: FAO

In a recent report released by the Food and Agricultural Organisation, Afghanistan tops the list of countries which have a

22 Oct 2018
IEC Responds and Defends its Stance Amidst Grievances
IEC Responds and Defends its Stance Amidst Grievances

Regarding the issue of transfer of ballots, the chief confirmed that ballot boxes transfer has begun...

21 Oct 2018
Received a Total of 1700 Complaints Regarding Elections So Far: IECC
Received a Total of 1700 Complaints Regarding Elections So Far: IECC

Speaking about the complaints, the spokesperson pointed out that the IECC has received more than a thousand...

21 Oct 2018
Biggest Voter Turnout in Kabul: IEC Chief
Biggest Voter Turnout in Kabul: IEC Chief

Regarding voter turnout, the chief clarified that 3 million people voted in the elections on Saturday...

21 Oct 2018
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