KABUL (PAN): The European Union and Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) concerning assessment of the upcoming Wolesi Jirga ballot, EU said on Wednesday.
(Update 1)KABUL (PAN): A coordinating body for nongovernmental organisations in Afghanistan on Wednesday warned that the decision by a small Florida church to burn copies of the Quran on September 11 could put the lives of aid workers at risk.
KABUL (PAN): Sherard Cowper-Coles, Britain's outspoken special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has stood down from his position with immediate effect, the foreign ministry in London said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan chapter of the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) Tuesday stoutly supported peace talks between the government and insurgent who renounce violence and recognise the Afghan constitution.
KHOST CITY (PAN): Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief Fazal Ahmad Manavi said on Monday he would form a delegation to investigate moral corruption charges against the poll panel's regional head.
KABUL (PAN): Many of the candidates standing for the September 18 parliamentary election have eschewed the traditional way of gathering support and are distributing CDs, T-shirts and notebooks as well as reaching out to voters on Facebook.