KHOST CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday promised a campaign rally he will construct an international airport and the Khost-Ghulam Khan Road in southeastern Khost province if won the April vote.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Celebrating International Women’s Day in Kabul, the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL) on Saturday said it was encouraging Afghan women to actively partake in the landmark elections.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday took a strong notice of government officials attending campaign rallies of presidential candidates, saying such officials should either be suspended or fired as President Hamid Karzai had warned.
KABUL (Pajhwok): As elections are drawing closer, the Transparent Election Foundation of Afghanistan (TEFA) announced its preparedness to observe the 2014 presidential and provincial council elections.
KABUL (Pajhwok):Following completion of the Taloqan River Bank Flood Protection Project, it was officially handed over to the Taloqan River Basin Department on Friday, said a press statement issued by the German Cooperation with Afghanistan.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing some government officials of attending campaign rallies in violation of the electoral law, an election watchdog on Saturday claimed people in 62 districts across the country would be unable to participate in next month’s elections due to high security risks.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has said he encouraged his older brother Abdul Qayum Karzai to withdraw from the presidential race as his dropout would help smoothen the process and stop interference from abroad.