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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
Kandahar Bleeds, the Nation and the World Reacts
Kandahar Bleeds, the Nation and the World Reacts

The attacker, who happened to be the bodyguard the Kandahar governor...

18 Oct 2018
US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass addresses Afghan Media, Calls Taliban’s Differing Statement Incompatible
US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass addresses Afghan Media, Calls Taliban’s Differing Statement Incompatible

Mr Bass began with how pleased he was to witness that Afghans as voters and candidates...

18 Oct 2018
Electoral Complaints Commission Reiterates Warnings and Precautions for the Elections
Electoral Complaints Commission Reiterates Warnings and Precautions for the Elections

There were many regulations with respect to voter freedom and voters in general...

18 Oct 2018
Fear to Participate Stands out as a Strong Determinant as only 19% Afghans have Trust in Electoral Process according to Gallup Survey
18 Oct 2018
Chairperson of AIHRC Calls on IEC to Ensure Security for Stations Under Threat / Raises Concern over Efficiency of Biometrics
Chairperson of AIHRC Calls on IEC to Ensure Security for Stations Under Threat / Raises Concern over Efficiency of Biometrics

However, in another statement, Ms Samar expressed concern over the possibly time-consuming...

18 Oct 2018
All Citizens Should Act on Rooting Out Fraud: UNAMA
All Citizens Should Act on Rooting Out Fraud: UNAMA

The statement also clarified that the UN Mission acknowledges measures all the Afghan...

18 Oct 2018
India’s First Split Pea Consignment arrives in Kabul through Chabahar Port
India’s First Split Pea Consignment arrives in Kabul through Chabahar Port

Previously, 110,000 tons of Indian wheat had already reached Kabul and a number...

17 Oct 2018
Security and Other Preparations for Elections seem to be in Full Swing, but Threats Still Linger
Security and Other Preparations for Elections seem to be in Full Swing, but Threats Still Linger

In a press conference held on Wednesday, Interior Minister Barmak assured that the security measures and provisions are well in

17 Oct 2018
President Ghani Believes National Unity is Under Attack as Attacks on Shia and Hazara Community on the Rise
President Ghani Believes National Unity is Under Attack as Attacks on Shia and Hazara Community on the Rise

President Ashraf Ghani at a meeting in which he launched a support fund for journalists concluded his speech by turning

16 Oct 2018
Time to provide insurance to journalists: President Ghani at a Meeting as He Launched Fund to Support Journalists
Time to provide insurance to journalists: President Ghani at a Meeting as He Launched Fund to Support Journalists

President Ghani held a meeting today in Kabul to launch a fund to support journalists of Afghanistan. In his address at

16 Oct 2018
IFJ Urges IEC to Ensure Guarantee over Media Access to Elections
IFJ Urges IEC to Ensure Guarantee over Media Access to Elections

With less than a week to go for elections, there have been concerns rounding up that journalists in provinces might

16 Oct 2018
Afghan Observers are Guardians of Elections: Yamamoto
Afghan Observers are Guardians of Elections: Yamamoto

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan, in a press release on Tuesday expressed the importance of domestic observers for

16 Oct 2018
Security Organs Should Take Measures for Journalists’ Safety on Election Day: IEC
Security Organs Should Take Measures for Journalists’ Safety on Election Day: IEC

At a press conference, Rafi Sediqi, chairman of the IEC's media committee, called on security forces to pay attention to

15 Oct 2018
Reporters Without Borders Plea for Greater Protection of Journalists
Reporters Without Borders Plea for Greater Protection of Journalists

13 journalists and two media workers were killed since the start of January in Afghanistan...

15 Oct 2018
With Tightened Security Support and Observers in place, Election Day Looks On
With Tightened Security Support and Observers in place, Election Day Looks On

Certain dark horses appear in the vicinity. One of them is the increased violent attack on...

14 Oct 2018
Shunning Various Doubts, IEC Speaks up to Clear the Air
Shunning Various Doubts, IEC Speaks up to Clear the Air

IEC spokesperson has come out with a statement making it clear that elections are sure to be held on October

14 Oct 2018
Takhar Blast That Targeted Election Rally Sees Dozens of Casualties
Takhar Blast That Targeted Election Rally Sees Dozens of Casualties

This is the second incident in this week in which an explosion targeted an election rally...

13 Oct 2018
Taliban and Khalizad Agree to Hold More Talks in Future
Taliban and Khalizad Agree to Hold More Talks in Future

This statement comes after there were reports of the two sides meeting in Doha but the same had not been...

13 Oct 2018
Afghanistan’s Human Capital Fulfils only 39% of its Potential: World Bank HCI Index
Afghanistan’s Human Capital Fulfils only 39% of its Potential: World Bank HCI Index

The study shows that the enrollment volume has increased from 4 million...

13 Oct 2018
Defects spotted in Biometric Devices
Defects spotted in Biometric Devices

TOLONews conducted a study on the biometric devices that are to be used for elections and found out that the

11 Oct 2018
UNAMA Acknowledges Enhanced Security
UNAMA Acknowledges Enhanced Security

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Thursday issued a statement giving due credit to the ramped up security provision

11 Oct 2018
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