KABUL (Pajhwok): In a move to ensure fair and transparent presidential elections, every single vote must be recounted and audited, the Federation of Afghanistan Civil Society (FACS) chairman said on Saturday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential hopefuls Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday reached an agreement on ending the electoral impasse and forming a government of national unity -- thanks to hectic diplomatic efforts by the United States and the United Nations.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Wolesi Jirga on Saturday approved a draft law, allowing lower house members to draw 25 percent of their salaries, keep two guards and enjoy certain other privileges even after completing their tenure.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Authorities in southeastern Khost province on Saturday rejected reports that refugees from Pakistan’s restive tribal region of North Waziristan had brought weapons to Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A top American general, nominated by President Obama to head US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has reposed his full confidence in the strength and capabilities of Afghan national security forces.