KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of religious leaders coming from a number of provinces to Kabul on Monday said they would support presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in next month’s elections and urged him to implement Sharia law if he won.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s federal minister for states and frontier regionsalongwith a delegation will arrive in Kabul on Tuesday to attend the funeral ceremony of late Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Afghanistan’s Vice-President.
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A large number of people on Monday complained they could not be issued voter registration cards due to insufficient staff at the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northwestern Faryab province.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union (EU) special representative in Afghanistan on Monday said they were “deeply concerned” at the level of violence against Afghan women, and urged upon the government to adopt all measures to protect the gender's rights.
KABUL (Pajhwok): With less than one month to go until the April 5 elections, the Taliban on Monday renewed their threat to disrupt what they called “the latest plot of invaders” by attacking everyone associated with the electoral process.
KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO’s senior civilian representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Maurits R. Jochems has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of First Vice-President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The state funeral ceremony of Late Vice-President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim will take place in the capital Kabul on Tuesday, the government announced, declaring three days of national mourning from Monday.